Morenike Ayo-Vaughan, M.S., joined the Commonwealth Fund as program officer for the Advancing Health Equity team in 2021. She is responsible for supporting the vice president of Health System Equity, who leads the Advancing Health Equity program, and coordinates the overall work and efficiency of the team. Most recently Ayo-Vaughan served as senior manager at Avalere Health, where she was responsible for serving myriad health care clients who sought the advancement of health equity and improvement in patient access to optimal care. She also was responsible for conducting literature reviews and key informant interviews and synthesizing findings and feedback from the advisory committee to inform the goals and strategies of Avalere’s Health Equity Fund. Prior to Avalere, Ayo-Vaughan served as practice operations associate at Privia Health. She has an M.S. in health systems administration from Georgetown University and a B.S. in public health from Temple University.
Program Officer, Advancing Health Equity, The Commonwealth Fund