Asya Spears, MS

Research Associate

Asya Spears, MS, is a Research Associate for the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA), providing support for the growth and execution of PQA’s research portfolio. Her expertise in biostatistics and population health research supports the development of study proposals, protocols, and statistical analysis plans. Additionally, Asya leads PQA’s research roundtable initiatives, serves as liaison to PQA’s Research Coordinating Committee, and mentors students participating in PQA’s research student programs.

Prior to joining PQA, Asya worked as a Senior Population Health Analyst at Capital BlueCross, where she was responsible for reporting quality of care metrics for value based care contracts and creating program evaluations that informed the Population Health Management strategy. As an Assistant Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation, she analyzed survey data, developed data visualization tools, and contributed to program evaluation efforts across a range of health policy studies.

Asya received her MS degree in Biostatistics from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.