Anika brings substantial knowledge of health care and public health to Waxman Strategies from her diverse experience across the public, private, and intergovernmental sectors of the industry.
Prior to joining Waxman Strategies, Anika was a Senior Consultant at FTI Consulting, focused on the Healthcare & Life Sciences sector. She supported leading industry clients through policy research and writing, market analysis, crisis management, Congressional oversight support, media relations, and message development. In particular, she specialized in cross-border engagements, advising clients on different countries’ health systems, policy landscape, challenges and opportunities for business operation, and varying responses to public health outbreaks including COVID-19.
Before FTI, Anika worked on various public health projects. She served as a consultant to federal health agencies, such as the FDA and NIH, and international organizations including the United Nations, for initiatives focused on child health and tobacco policy. At the Johns Hopkins Global Obesity Prevention Center, she worked on community health programs to resolve food security issues among the underserved. Anika has also served as a medical service volunteer in Honduras to help treat patients in need.
Originally from South Korea and New York, Anika holds an MSPH with a concentration in Health Policy and Management from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a BA in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.Our Team