Andrea Thoumi MPP, MSc

Andrea Thoumi

Research Team

Andrea Thoumi, MPP, MSc


MPP, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

MSc, Health Policy, Planning and Financing, London School of Economics & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

BA, Community Health, International Relations, Tufts University

Andrea Thoumi, MPP, MSc is the Health Equity Policy Fellow, Core Faculty Member, and Faculty Director, Health Equity Education at Duke-Margolis. In this capacity, she advances the Center’s aim to enhance policy analysis, research, and education in health equity. Andrea combines expertise in health policy, health financing, health equity, and community health. Her research interests include mitigating systemic inequities that Latine communities experience through health policies. She is also an instructor on Bass Connections courses and a research collaborator with LATIN-19RADx-UP, and Women-Inspired Strategies for Healthcare. She previously served as Research Director, Global Health at Duke-Margolis. She is the recipient of AcademyHealth’s Disparities Interest Group Early-Stage Distinguished Investigator Award (2021) for her leadership, mentorship, and research and recipient of the Duke Presidential Award (2020) for exceptional service to the Duke community as a LATIN-19 team member.

Previously, she oversaw Duke-Margolis’s global health portfolio spanning value-based care, universal health coverage, primary health care, reproductive health and innovations to increase access to health services. Prior to joining Duke-Margolis, she was a Research Associate at the Brookings Institution and Senior Analyst at PwC. She has consulted for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization, and the World Bank. She is published in American Journal of Managed Care, Annals of Global Health, BMJ Global Health, Brookings Future Development, Health Affairs, Health Research Policy and Systems, Journal of Oncology Practice, and Vaccine. She holds a MSc in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing from the London School of Economics and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a Master in Public Policy from the McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University, and BA in Community Health and International Relations from Tufts University.