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Laurie Graham, MPH


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Laurie Graham, MPH


Laurie Graham works at the intersection of healthcare, business and technology. She has more than a decade of experience in consulting for national health plans and state governments. Her experience ranges from on-the-ground implementation of value-based payment and payer-provider partnerships to setting a vision for healthcare system transformation.

Laurie spent formative years working in product strategy at Athenahealth Inc. before serving as Senior Policy Analyst to Connecticut's Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, in the Office of Health Reform and Innovation (now: CT Office of Health Strategy). In 2018, Laurie joined Optum (United Health Group) as Senior Director of Corporate Strategy where she facilitated the development of enterprise growth initiatives. At Optum, Laurie gained exposure to the nation's foremost leaders in healthcare driving transformative change in the U.S. healthcare system. She most recently joined Cotiviti as Vice President of Growth and is launching her academic career.

She holds a B.A. in Geography from George Washington University, and M.P.H. in health policy management from Yale University. In addition to consulting work, Graham is a lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health and an adjunct professor at Boston University School of Public Health, where she also sits on the Advisory Board for the Health Policy and Management Department.

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  • MPH
    Yale School of Public Health (2012)

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