Derick Rapista

Derick Rapista is a Research Assistant, who will work on our medical products payment, pricing, and coverage portfolio as part of the Biomedical Innovation team. Derick explored health policy at both the USC Schaeffer Center and Emory Healthcare. At Emory, where he earned his Bachelor’s in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology with a minor in quantitative sciences, he conducted clinical research on the effects of exercise on cardiovascular risk factors in chronic kidney disease patients. He also led Emory’s Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program chapter, facilitating free health screenings for underserved populations in metro Atlanta.