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Joy Eckert

Joy Eckert, MPH

Senior Research Associate

Joy Eckert is a Senior Research Associate at the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA, working on the Innovation in Medical Evidence and Development Surveillance team. Her research focuses on the design of clinical studies, real-world data and evidence, and regulatory science. She has a particular interest in the intersection of public health policy and drug development and regulation.

Prior to joining the FDA Foundation, she worked at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy researching biomedical innovation. She previously worked for the DC Department of Health on programs related to the opioid overdose epidemic. She also worked at George Washington University researching how pharmaceutical marketing impacts health care. 

Ms. Eckert graduated from George Washington University with her Master’s in Public Health in Epidemiology and from Presbyterian College with Bachelor's degrees in Applied Mathematics and French.