Cristeen Okafor

Research Associate

Cristeen Okafor is a Research Associate at the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA, working on several Foundation priorities to advance health equity in real-world data. This includes our real-world accelerator to address gaps in the capture of race and ethnicity data. 

Prior to joining the FDA Foundation, she worked at the US Agency for International Development on strategic projects in their Office for Population and Reproductive Health. She has previously worked in academic research and in the community on health equity initiatives ranging from digital health to cancer prevention. 

Mrs. Okafor is a proud graduate of Georgetown University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.