Elizabeth Sturla is a former research associate for the executive vice president for programs. She is a graduate of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University with an M.P.H. in Health Policy. After graduating from Brown with dual B.A. degrees in Economics and Anthropology, Ms. Sturla joined Berkshire Capital, an investment firm, where she was a financial analyst for one year before returning to graduate school. While attending Columbia, Ms. Sturla completed a practicum experience with Futures Group in Washington, D.C., conducting research on health system barriers and integration of reproductive health services among community health centers in Jamaica.