Alexa is the Medical Affairs Director, Digital Health and Data Platforms, for Invitae, a leading genomics company. Alexa joined Invitae through the acquisition of Citizen, where she was Head of Research and Real World Evidence. She has passionately worked in health research for 20 years, including health outcomes research design and management positions at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and at top pharmaceutical and medical device companies, where she managed large-scale global clinical trials. Simultaneously, Alexa has co-authored several journal articles in the oncology research literature and spoke on a number of panels at global conferences as a thought leader on patient-centered research. In a desire to share her experience, Alexa has taught and guest-taught undergraduate and Master’s level courses at the New School for Social Research and the Columbia University School of Social Work, with a focus on health disparities, patient-reported outcomes, and research ethics in vulnerable populations.