Kristian Wright, Law '24
Kristian is a second-year law student. Prior to attending Duke Law School, Kristian earned a B.S. in general biology from the University of California, San Diego in 2015. Following graduation, Kristian worked as an analyst for the University of California Office of the President in its systemwide health office, where she worked on issues of diversity and inclusion within the university’s health professional schools, and a study on improving health care outcomes in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Most recently, she worked as a legislative analyst for the California Department of Managed Health Care, where she analyzed legislation addressing issues, such as surprise balance billing, Medicare supplement insurance, and Affordable Care Act waivers. Among other things, she annually assisted with the drafting and editing of a report on prescription drug costs, and regularly assisted constituents with their complaints against health plans. Kristian’s interests include prescription drug pricing, health plan regulatory compliance, and improving affordability of health care.