Lorenza West, MPH is a Research Analyst at Dobson | DaVanzo who brings wide-ranging policy and data analysis experience to the company.
Prior to joining Dobson | DaVanzo, Ms. West 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.
Ms. West 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, and has experience representing the interests of this wide variety of clients both on Capitol Hill and around Washington, DC.
Since joining Dobson | DaVanzo, Ms. West is helping to support client projects through policy research and quantitative analyses pertaining to Medicare Disproportionate Hospital (DSH) payment policy, assisting the National Association for Behavioral Healthcare (NABH) with their national survey and assisting with other commercial projects, as well as lending her experience to assist others where she can.
Ms. West 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 in Maternal and Child Health from George Washington University.