Dr. Alvarado is a Program Officer at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, she supports the activities of the Health and Medicine Division’s (formerly the Institute of Medicine) Roundtable on Population Health Improvement and its two collaboratives, Business Engagement in Building Healthy Communities and Bridging Public Health, Healthcare and the Community. The Roundtable embraces health and wellbeing as concepts that require an equitable and multisectoral approach.

Prior to joining The National Academies, Dr. Alvarado worked at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) as an analyst for the Research and Evaluation branch of the Office of Planning, Evaluation and Analysis. Dr. Alvarado has both academic and professional experience at the local, regional and federal levels in the areas of population health, health policy, health disparities, intersectionality, delivery system reform, public health preparedness, health education, and environmental health.