Ekemini advises a broad array of healthcare clients on the impact of federal and state health policy developments on their business priorities and policy engagement strategies.
Her background in federal health reform, comparative health systems, and the social determinants of health are critical as she works with clients on topics including drug pricing, physician payment, Medicare reimbursement, patient access, and other healthcare reforms.
Prior to joining Avalere, Ekemini worked as an associate at Sachs Policy Group, a health policy consulting firm in New York City, where she supported clients with state and federal regulatory analyses and oversaw grant projects for clients that arose from the New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program. Ekemini also worked as a visiting research scholar at the London School of Economics in the Personal Social Services Research Unit analyzing long-term care systems, interventions, and policy measures to reduce dependency cost effectively across the European Union.
Ekemini earned an MPH in health policy and management from New York University and a BS from Cornell University in biology and society.