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Alaisha Verdeflor
Research Analyst
Health Policy Center

Alaisha Verdeflor is a research analyst in the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center. Since joining Urban, Verdeflor has used qualitative and community-engaged methods in projects focused on expanding vaccine access among adults, managed-care implementation in Medicaid, and health equity. Before joining Urban, they worked as a community health worker and as a policy and community engagement assistant as part of the Drexel University Urban Health Collaborative. Verdeflor holds a bachelor’s degree in public health from Rutgers University and a master’s degree in public health from Drexel University.

Research Areas
Health and health care
Maternal, child, and reproductive health