Sophia Duong

Director

Sophia Duong is a health policy and public health professional with experience working with a diverse portfolio of organizations ranging from non-profits, trade associations, and multinational corporations.

Prior to joining Waxman Strategies, Sophia was a Senior Associate at Avalere Health, where she worked with an array of clients, providing insight and analysis on numerous health policy issues. In particular, she was a Medicaid subject matter expert, assisting clients in understanding how changes within the program could affect their business opportunities.

Previously, Sophia was a State Health Policy Analyst at the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. In this role, Sophia provided technical assistance, policy analysis, strategic planning, and communications advice to state based advocacy organizations across the country. She helped guide advocates on Medicaid expansion, health insurance marketplaces, and the successful reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in 2015.

Sophia completed her undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also holds an MPH from the University of Michigan.

  • Senior Associate, Avalere Health
  • State Health Policy Analyst, Georgetown University
  • Researcher, Child Health Evaluation and Research Center at the University of Michigan