Laura Housman leads Avalere’s Evidence & Strategy practice, applying her background in evidence generation, commercialization, and strategy to a broad range of client projects.
Before joining Avalere, Laura held a variety of leadership positions in industry and academia, including at Novartis where she led a team in access and health outcomes in support of molecular diagnostics and targeted therapies. Additionally, she founded Access Solutions Consulting, has led a national team in access, outcomes, and population health with Exact Sciences, and developed novel risk-sharing arrangements during her tenure at BlueCross BlueShield of Massachusetts.
Laura has a BA in economics, a Master of Public Health, and a Master of Business Administration from Boston University. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the School of Public Health at Boston University.