Imani Telesford is a Research Assistant at KFF for the Program on the ACA and the Peterson-KFF Health System Tracker, where she conducts policy research on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its effects on private insurers and enrollees, as well as analyses on health spending, quality of care, access, and affordability in the United States and international comparisons.
Prior to joining KFF, Imani graduated from Cornell University with a bachelors in health care policy. While at Cornell, Imani was a member of Cornell’s varsity gymnastics team. She was also a member of Tristan Lambert’s research lab where she assisted in projects focused on aromatics ions and organic synthesis reactions. Imani worked alongside Dr. Erin Jant as well in conducting a study at the Ithaca Sciencenter examining ways to build conversation and learning through care-giver child interactions.