Lorenza Jones, M.P.H., is a Research Analyst at Dobson | DaVanzo who joined the company in August 2020. She brings wide-ranging policy and data analysis experience to the company.
Since joining Dobson | DaVanzo, Mrs. Jones has been assisting clients by conducting literature reviews and policy research, summarizing study findings in reports and presentations, and helping in database manipulation, construction, and simulation modeling. She is helping to support client projects through policy research and performing quantitative analyses for two Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) projects. For CMS’s Improvements to Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Support Contract, she summarized public comments submitted in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and for CMS’s Medicare Part C and Part D Data Validation and Monitoring Project she provides research support. Ms. Jones also supports projects for commercial clients. For example, she assisted a membership organization in running their annual national survey and has assisted a hospital association in COVID modeling. Ms. Jones provided research support to a pharmaceutical client to assess a potential drug’s Medicare and societal cost savings.
Prior to joining Dobson | DaVanzo, Mrs. Jones worked for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, where she helped create, facilitate, and analyze the results of their annual survey, which was distributed to over 1000 schools. She did this while also providing technical assistance and custom data reports at these institutions’ request. She also served in the political and governmental affairs offices of various organizations including the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), Better Medicare Alliance, Nemours Children’s Health System and the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness. Ms. Jones has experience representing the interests of a wide variety of clients both on Capitol Hill and with policymakers.
Mrs. Jones holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Science with a concentration in Public Health and a minor in Psychology from Old Dominion University and her Master of Public Health degree with a Maternal and Child Health concentration from George Washington University.