Lindsey Dawson is associate director of HIV Policy and director of LGBTQ Health Policy at KFF. Dawson conducts research and analysis on HIV policy in the United States. Her work focuses on how health systems, insurance coverage and federal funding affect access to care for people with HIV and the programs that serve them. Dawson also focuses on LGBTQ health policy issues, particularly those related to disparities, access and coverage. Prior to joining KFF, she was a policy associate with The AIDS Institute, where she worked on domestic HIV policy and the ACA. She has also worked on KFF’s Medicare team.
Dawson holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and women’s studies from Smith College and a Master of Public Policy degree from King’s College London.