Sura Edmond draws on her clinical and medical expertise as a physician to support clients navigating the regulatory strategy and FDA policy environment.

With vast experience in direct patient care, strategic decision-making, and management of medical teams across specialties, she provides research analysis and strategy consulting for life sciences clients.

Prior to joining Avalere, Sura practiced as an obstetrician/gynecologist in various healthcare models. She is proficient in surgical and medical devices, evidence-based medicine, and patient advocacy.

Sura has an MD from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, an MS in biomedical sciences from MCP Hahnemann (Drexel University), and a BS in biological anthropology and anatomy from Duke University.