Amanda is senior manager and the Americas regional lead in the Health Policy Practice at Economist Impact. She collaborates within a global, multidisciplinary team to lead and deliver robust, high-visibility research and analysis programs across the public and private global health ecosystem. She facilitates development of macroeconomic and policy perspectives through primary and secondary research to support strategic health decision-making and shape health markets.
Amanda has a diverse background in health policy and systems, serving in roles which integrate technical research, engagement with high-profile experts, facilitating change in complex environments, especially at the policy level, and using data to inform meaningful decisions across the health sector. Before joining the EIU, she led a major health innovation initiative for the Surgeon General of the US Navy, and executed an economic study of cancer screening with the Ministry of Health in Greenland. She has also participated in several health-related projects across the US, including in Puerto Rico, and in countries such as Brazil, Haiti and Bangladesh.
Amanda holds a Master of Public Health degree from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health.
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