Keishi brings a background in health policy research, analysis, and translation, all with a focus on promoting health equity.
As a graduate student, Keishi interned with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Law Program, where she supported projects assessing the impact of national, state, and local laws and policies on health outcomes and disparities. She also served as a research assistant for the Center for Public Health Systems Science, where she contributed to the creation of tobacco control user guides for the CDC. In these roles, she developed a passion for effectively translating complex health policies and topics into accessible messages for policymakers and practitioners alike. She also has experience in global health, having promoted women’s health and rights in Uganda, and in journalism, having completed a fellowship through the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
Keishi holds a Master’s in Public Health with a specialization in Health Policy Analysis from Washington University in St. Louis, where she also graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Global Health and a minor in American Culture Studies.