Ayodola Anise, MHS, served as a Program Officer in the Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research program at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) from August 2013 to May 2019, where she supported the Addressing Disparities research priority area. Anise managed the comparative effectiveness research portfolio, which focuses primarily on improving patient and clinician adherence to national asthma guidelines to reduce disparities in uncontrolled asthma for African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos.
Before joining PCORI, Anise worked for the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution, where she managed activities related to the quality and equity/disparities initiatives. Her work there focused on informing regional, state, and national practices on performance measurement, specifically addressing data collection, data integration/aggregation, patient-centered measurement, and vulnerable populations. Prior to joining Brookings, Anise worked as a senior associate for The Lewin Group, a health care research and consulting firm, and as project coordinator at Georgetown University on a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded longitudinal study of women experiencing intimate partner violence. Anise has experience managing projects, working with low-income and minority populations, conducting qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, and performing evidenced-based literature reviews.
Anise has a BA in English writing, with minors in chemistry and biology, and a MHS from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences.