Cara Tenenbaum is an expert healthcare policy analyst that specializes in women’s health, digital health and personalized medicine. As a director on the Health Innovation team, Cara leads and manages multiple client projects with a focus on improving access to reproductive and sexual health services. She also focuses on treatments and services for mental health and substance use disorders.
Cara most recently served as a Senior Policy Advisor at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In this role, she worked with internal and external stakeholders regarding key policy issues. Cara also served in the Office of Legislation and the Office of External Affairs while at the FDA.
Previously, Cara spent seven years in policy and advocacy at what is now the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance, serving as Vice President for Policy and External Affairs. She has dedicated her career to increasing access to healthcare for women, from ovarian cancer to abortion.
Cara received her Juris Doctor (JD) and Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Case Western Reserve University and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland.