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Adaeze Enekwechi
Operating Partner

Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi is an Operating Partner and focuses on healthcare investments, having joined WCAS in 2021. She is also an Executive-in-Residence at The Health Management Academy. She brings 20 years of policy, research, and leadership experience most recently serving as the President of IMPAQ, a healthcare, labor, and analytics consulting firm, which she led through its acquisition in 2020. In addition to her private sector experience, her public sector work includes the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), and as the Associate Director for Health Programs at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under President Obama. There she led policy, management, and regulatory oversight for over $1 trillion in spending across all federal health agencies and programs. Dr. Enekwechi serves on various healthcare boards in advisory and director capacities. She is a Research Associate Professor at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.


University of Chicago, School of Medicine - Postdoctoral Scholar
University of Iowa, Health Services and Policy - PhD
American University, School of Public Affairs - MPP
University of Iowa - BA

Community Involvement & Additional Information

National Academy of Medicine, ELHM Leadership Cohort
Member, Advisory Board, BehaVR, Nashville, TN
Member, Board of Directors, Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA
(Committees: Governance, Strategic Planning, Executive)
Member, Board of Directors, Alliance of Health Policy, Washington, DC
(Committees: Public Policy & Advocacy, Governance, Compensation)
Member, Advisory Board, Evidation, San Mateo, CA
Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Theta Omega Omega Chapter, Montgomery County, MD