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Elizabeth Lee Elizabeth Lee

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Elizabeth Lee
Shanta Whitaker Shanta Whitaker

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Shanta Whitaker
Emilia DiSanto Emilia DiSanto

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Emilia DiSanto
Natascha Cumberlidge Natascha Cumberlidge

DIRECTOR

Natascha Cumberlidge
Claire Onyechi Claire Onyechi

DIRECTOR

Claire Onyechi
Kristen Constantine Kristen Constantine

DIRECTOR

Kristen Constantine
Alli Everton Alli Everton

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Alli Everton
Preeyanka Rao Preeyanka Rao

ASSOCIATE

Preeyanka Rao
Isabella Nielsen Isabella Nielsen

CLIENT SERVICES ASSOCIATE

Isabella Nielsen

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Elizabeth Lee

Elizabeth has dedicated her career to public health, working in a number of senior level policy roles. Under the Obama Administration, Elizabeth was the senior policy advisor to the administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, where she was responsible for the 340B Drug Pricing Program, HIV/AIDS issues and maternal and child health initiatives. Prior to her work at the Department of Health and Human Services, Elizabeth was a legislative aide to Senator Tammy Baldwin and a Winston Health Policy Fellow with Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. She received her master’s in public administration from New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service and her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University.

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Shanta Whitaker

Shanta is a national leader in public health and health equity. Shanta worked with LMI Consulting as a subject matter expert on Medicare and Medicaid Shared Savings Programs and worked extensively with Accountable Care Organizations. Shanta has also been a senior health disparities analyst for the Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, has served as an editor for American Journal Experts and as a post-doctoral fellow with the North Carolina State Public Health Laboratory. Shanta received her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Union University, a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and doctorate in microbiology from Yale University.

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Emilia DiSanto

Emilia brings a wealth of experience from more than three decades in federal service, including 16 years on Capitol Hill working in the House and Senate. Emilia spent a great deal of her career working in health care oversight, most prominently as a senior aide to Chairman Charles Grassley (R-IA) on both the Senate Finance and Aging Committees. Additionally, Emilia conducted extensive oversight of the FDA and is responsible for the passage of the Physician Sunshine Payment Act. After leaving Capitol Hill, she took a series of high-level posts in the Executive Branch, most recently as the Deputy Inspector General to the U.S. Department of State. Earlier in her career, Emilia was Staff Director for the Senate Committee on Small Business. Emilia is an attorney who received her J.D. and BAs degrees from Fordham University.

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Natascha Cumberlidge

Natascha has extensive experience analyzing and developing healthcare policies, spending the last decade driving policies on Capitol Hill and for a variety of healthcare clients. Before her work with Continuum, Natascha served as senior legislative aide to Congressman John Tierney (D-MA-6), advising him on policies regarding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, and prescription drug costs. Natascha holds a master’s degree from the Courtauld Institute of Art and Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire.

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Claire Onyechi

Claire has extensive experience building coalitions and partnering with patient and clinician advocates to promote public health policy initiatives. Before her work with Continuum, Claire Onyechi was the Associate Director for the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee. She supported outreach efforts for Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Claire has also served as a field organizer for the Alaska Democratic Party and worked at the State Department. Claire holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California Santa Barbara and a master’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

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Kristen Constantine

Kristen has extensive experience analyzing and developing health policies and partnering with various stakeholders. Before her work with Continuum, Kristen was a research analyst, communications lead, and health equity strategist at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services supporting kidney health policy and value-based care. Her past work focused on preventive medicine, family violence prevention, and maternal and child health issues. Kristen received her bachelor’s of science degree from Immaculata University and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Alli Everton

Alli’s previous experience includes serving as an aide to Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), who served on the Ways & Means Committee and was co-chair of the House moderate Blue Dog Coalition. She also served on the staff of then-Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN). Alli received her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University.

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Preeyanka Rao

Preeyanka Rao

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Isabella Nielsen

Isabella Nielsen

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