Johanna Butler joined NASHP in June 2018 as a research analyst with the Emerging Policy Issues team. She is involved with several projects related to lowering the cost of prescription drug prices and advancing evidence-based policymaking through patient-centered outcomes research. Prior to joining NASHP, Johanna was an intern in the ranking member’s health policy office of the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. She has also worked as the Lloyd Meeds Policy Fellow at K&L Gates and interned at the White House Office of Cabinet Affairs and the US Trade Representative’s Office. She is passionate about working to stop intimate partner violence and has worked on a number of projects focused on this issue. Johanna graduated from American University in 2018 with an interdisciplinary studies degree focused on communications, law, economics, and government and holds a certificate in Advanced Leadership Studies from the School of Public Affairs.