Celia Segel, MPP
Director of Comparative Effectiveness Research Policy Development
Celia serves as the Director of CER Policy Development. In this capacity, Celia supports all ICER Membership activities. Celia joined ICER in Spring 2016, leading the New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council. Prior to her time at ICER, Celia worked as a political organizer and advocate in Massachusetts, running campaigns to improve access and affordability of health care as Political Director at NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts and at Health Care For All, where she helped pass legislation to control health care inflation and to mandate payment and delivery system reforms in the state. Celia has worked on a number of political campaigns in Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Massachusetts and also worked for Senator Al Franken in his DC office from 2009-2010. Celia graduated from Carleton College in 2008 and received a Master in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, earning several awards for her thesis on pharmaceutical cost control strategies for state Medicaid programs.