Amy Flowers joined NACHC as Director of Policy Research in 2022. She leads NACHC’s policy research department, ensuring that it is informed by health centers’ rapidly evolving policy and advocacy needs, and focused on health equity and the diverse communities served by community health centers.
Her skills include the development of both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. Prior to joining NACHC, she served as a consultant on hundreds of projects for government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. Through these varied projects, she developed a sense for the importance of early stakeholder engagement, a deep understanding of the costs of health disparities and a sense of purpose for improving health equity and access to care.