Program Officer

Audrey Nuamah, MPH is a program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) where she supports efforts related to delivery system reform and complex populations. In this role, she works on state Medicaid and public health teams in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 6|18 Initiative and the Complex Care Innovation Lab.

Prior to joining CHCS, Ms. Nuamah worked as a student assistant to the Commissioner of Health at the New York State Department of Health where she supported several initiatives on aging, the opioid epidemic, and the Commissioner’s Medical Grand Rounds. As a student consultant to Mount Sinai Hospital’s Community Affairs Department, she recommended strategies on how to improve outreach efforts based on a competitive analysis of other health systems. She also collaborated with Columbia faculty to provide women-centered leadership development and skill-building opportunities for women in public health.

Ms. Nuamah holds a master’s degree in public health from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University with a certificate in health policy analysis. She has a bachelor’s degree in health and societies with a concentration in public health from the University of Pennsylvania.