Karen F. Davenport

Vice President



Karen Davenport’s 25-year career includes health care financing and women’s health care policy. Her work has shaped policy and program development in health coverage, long-term services and supports, and payment and delivery system reform.

Davenport previously served as director of health policy for the National Women’s Law Center in Washington, D.C., where she di . rected research and advocacy programs. She convened the Women in Health Care Coalition to coordinate women’s health advocacy efforts.  

Davenport’s previous positions include research project director and lecturer at George Washington University, and Washington director at the Medicare Rights Center. She is a graduate of Whitman College and has a master’s degree from Syracuse University