Alex Caldwell joined the Colorado Health Institute as a Policy Analyst in August 2016. Alex conducts analysis on emerging health policy issues both in Colorado and nationally.
Previously, Alex worked on designing and implementing performance measurement frameworks at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria, based in Geneva, Switzerland. At the Global Fund, Alex worked with technical groups to design indicators and data systems measuring the impact of the Fund’s $4 billion annual disbursements to programs around the world. She conducted analysis on corporate performance to support the Global Fund’s management executive team and Board.
Prior to her time abroad, Alex worked on data and evaluation issues in education and health. She taught 9th grade science with Teach for America at New Orleans Charter Science & Math High School, and coordinated prostate cancer drug trials at the Tulane University Cancer Center. In San Francisco, Alex supported strategic operations and data systems for Beyond 12, a national non-profit organization aiming to increase the number of first generation and low-income students graduating from college.
Alex earned her master’s degree from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She focused her graduate work on comparative effectiveness and outcomes research in health policy. Alex holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Dickinson College. She is a Maryland native.