Anna Spier is a Policy Manager at J-PAL North America. In this role, she helps create new research partnerships and collaborates with policymakers to promote the use of scientific evidence to inform health policy in the US. Prior to joining J-PAL, Anna was a Strategic Advisor at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina where she focused on care delivery reform and fostering provider partnerships. She also worked at Kaiser Permanente in California as a health education consultant. Anna holds a master's in public health from the UNC-Chapel Hill and a BA in history from UC Berkeley.