Kate Sikora is an expert on state health policy.

She assists clients with anticipating and responding to the impacts of state legislative and regulatory developments on their strategic priorities. Her expertise spans Medicaid, state regulation of short-term health plans, tobacco cessation, and utilization management. Prior to joining Avalere, Kate helped to build the state policy and advocacy program for the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the world's leading professional organization for physicians and oncology professionals. Kate holds a MBA from the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School with a focus on healthcare administration and a BA in government and politics from the University of Maryland.