Overview

Nisha Quasba serves as a strategic advisor in complex matters regarding public health policy. Staying nimble in an evolving legislative and policy environment is her greatest strength. Through effective advocacy, stakeholder, and coalition engagement, Nisha is able to address client needs and pinch-points. Translating complex policy and scientific jargon into understandable language is her strong suit.

Public Health Experience

Prior to her time with Faegre Drinker, Nisha served as a public policy specialist with the Association of Public Health Laboratories, liaising between government agencies, the association’s membership and policy makers. She monitored federal and state legislation and regulation regarding newborn screening, emerging outbreaks, emergency preparedness and global health. To ensure the successes and challenges of the laboratory community were elevated at the federal level, she worked collaboratively with key external partners to host and organize Hill visits, annual policy symposiums and briefings.

Nisha is a consulting professional within Faegre Drinker Consulting, and does not act as a lawyer for clients. 

Credentials

Education

George Washington University
M.P.H. in Health Management & Policy (2018)

University of Maryland
B.S. in Neurobiology & Physiology (2013)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • The Importance of the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act
    Speaker, September 11th Rare Disease Congressional Caucus Briefing, Washington, DC, September 2019
  • Evidence-Based and Innovative Policy Solutions for the Early Years
    Speaker, Maternal and Child Health Fellows Meeting, Washington, DC, June 2019
  • Understanding Newborn Screening Financial Models
    Speaker, Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium, Chicago, April 2019
  • State Newborn Screening Programs: Policy Options & Opportunities
    Speaker, NCSL Newborn Screenings Webinar, November 2018

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