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Silicia Lomax

Director of Health Policy, Waxman Strategies

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Silicia Lomax, M.P.H., is director of health policy at Waxman Strategies, where she works with organizations on health equity–based policies. She is also the executive director of United Against Inequities in Disease, a nonprofit organization where she helps to develop sustainable community projects with university chapters around the nation to reduce health disparities voiced by the impacted communities. Lomax is a board member of the Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice and an active member of the American Public Health Association. In her roles, she works on projects to increase access to mental health services, improve reproductive health in the U.S., and policies to make health care more affordable. In her other advocacy work, she has educated communities and local policymakers on the need for increased use of harm-reduction strategies for people with substance use disorders and the elimination of solitary confinement in correctional settings. Lomax received her M.P.H. from the University of Pennsylvania.