Seema (Choksy) Pessar, MPPSenior Health Policy Project Associate, USC Schaeffer Center
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Seema (Choksy) Pessar, MPP, is a senior health policy project associate at the USC Schaeffer Center.
Prior to joining the center, she was an analyst at the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, where she helped lead the agency’s annual Youth Count. She also worked as a senior research program coordinator with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she researched policies at the intersection of drug control and firearm violence, as well as the implementation of physical health interventions for people with serious mental illness. She was previously a project specialist at the Schaeffer Center before starting her current role.
Choksy holds an MPP from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a BA in political science from UCLA.