Isha Sharma

Senior Research Assistant

Isha Sharma is a Senior Research Assistant at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, working on policy solutions related to biomedical and global health innovation and evidence development. Her work currently includes evidence-based approaches to address the opioid epidemic, improving the regulation and long-term evaluation of medical devices, and mechanisms to stimulate drug development for neglected diseases. She has worked on projects that include artificial intelligence, the use of patient-generated health data collected through mHealth, strategies for promoting the safe use and appropriate prescribing of prescription opioids, and expanding access to effective treatment for opioid use disorder. Isha graduated from Case Western Reserve University with degrees in Biology, Anthropology, and Global Health. She will be graduating from Georgetown University in the May of 2019 with a M.S. in Biohazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases.


Global health policy, biomedical innovation, regulatory policy, artificial intelligence, technology policy


Bachelor of Arts, Case Western Reserve University