Meet the Policy Team

Sasha Albohm, Director of Policy

Phone: 202-788-2525Email: A specialist in federal health policy, Sasha Albohm serves as Director of Policy at PCDC, working with the CEO on strategic initiatives and project management, as well as directing all organizational policy and advocacy efforts. Sasha joined PCDC after seven years in Washington DC, most recently serving as a Legislative Assistant for Senators Bill Nelson and Senator John F. Kerry. Throughout her time in the Senate, she worked on legislation impacting Medicaid and Medicare, including the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and on Senator Kerry’s team for the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (Super Committee). Prior, Sasha represented domestic and global health clients at the Glover Park Group, including advocating for affordability and access provisions ultimately included in the health reform law. A native of Brooklyn, Sasha has a B.A. in Political Science and Art History from Williams College.

Maura Harris, MPH, Policy and Advocacy Manager

Phone: 212-437-3907Email: Maura Harris serves as PCDC’s Policy and Advocacy Manager, working closely with senior staff to manage and expand PCDC’s local, state, and federal policy efforts. Maura joined PCDC in 2019 after five years working in primary care practice and delivery. Most recently she served as Health Advocacy Lead at Galileo, a primary care provider group working under value-based Medicare and Medicaid contracts. There she developed and facilitated Galileo’s community advisory board while directly managing the care of a small panel of high-utilizing patients. She previously held administrative, operations, and clinical roles at One Medical. Prior to moving to New York, Maura worked at the Koegel Autism Center in Santa Barbara, California, conducting research on the Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT) technique. Maura graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Sociology and a BFA in Dance from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and received her MPH in Health Policy from New York University's School of Global Public Health.

Naomi Abraham, CDC PHAP Policy Fellow

Email: Naomi Abraham is Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC)’s CDC Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) policy fellow. She works in PCDC’s Advocacy and Communications department on policy issues relating to primary care access and health equity. Prior to joining PCDC, Naomi worked at the United States African Development Foundation as the Entrepreneurship Assistant where she was responsible for developing partnerships within the entrepreneurship funding ecosystem that can help broaden and strengthen USADF's support to youth and women entrepreneurs. She also supported the development of numerous projects across the entrepreneurship portfolio. Naomi also worked as an intern at John Snow Research and Training Institute in Ethiopia, where she conducted monitoring and evaluation on numerous projects implemented to reduced reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child mortality rates in the country. She has also co-founded the Journée SIDA Organization, a nonprofit in Ethiopia focused on supporting orphans with HIV/AIDS. Naomi is an Ethiopia native and a graduate of East Carolina University. She speaks four languages including English, French, Amharic and Italian fluently.