CRD Associates is pleased to announce that Zara Day, JD, MPH, has joined our team as Senior Policy Associate. Ms. Day works with patient advocacy groups, public health organizations, medical specialty societies, and university systems. Ms. Day was a 2014 Policy Fellow at CRD Associates, during which time she produced research and analysis on issues that included Ebola, Medicaid expansion and ERISA. Ms. Day previously served as a consultant for Partners in Health, where she conducted international regulatory research and analysis. Her in-depth research into international compassionate use systems in countries with high tuberculosis burdens will ultimately help physicians and advocates gain greater access to drug treatment for patients in extreme need. Ms. Day also completed full-time legal internships with the judges at the Boston Juvenile Court and with the Washington, DC, advocacy office of Physicians for Human Rights. Her projects have included drafting a shadow report submitted to the United Nations and bench memoranda for judges.
Ms. Day is a 2015 graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, where she received a Master in Public Health, and Northeastern University School of Law, where she received a Juris Doctor. Ms. Day is also a 2011 Honors graduate of the University of Florida and a member of the Maryland bar.