Hailey Akah is an Associate Vice President at the Health Policy Institute of Ohio. Akah leads work on population health, social drivers of health and health equity. She also manages the HPIO internship program and assists with the Institute’s in-house legal work.
Akah has been with HPIO since 2015. In that time, she has developed expertise in several policy areas, including mental health and addiction, criminal justice, employment and aging. She has taken lead roles in developing Ohio’s State Health Improvement Plan, Strategic Action Plan on Aging, Minority Health Strikeforce Blueprint and HPIO’s Addiction Evidence Project.
Akah holds a law degree and a master’s in public policy from the Ohio State University and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Lawrence University.
Connect with Hailey on Twitter: @HaileyAkahHPIO