Alina Yarova is a management consultant and researcher with an educational background in psychology and public health. She has worked with teams across the private, non-profit and academic sectors, advising a range of healthcare industry stakeholders: pharmaceutical, managed care, and health system clients. Her work has included strategic planning for academic medicine, care model redesign for primary and specialty care, market assessment and trend-forecasting from provider, employer, health plan and consumer perspectives as well as strengths-based coaching using the VIA instrument.
Alina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from McGill University, a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Systems and Policy from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology from the New York Open Center. Alina looks forward to supporting a strong link between research and practice, engaging with both IPPA members and the public and building Division programming.