Nisha Quasba, Advisor, Faegre Drinker
Nisha Quasba serves as a strategic advisor in complex matters regarding public health policy. Staying nimble in an evolving legislative and policy environment is her greatest strength. Through effective advocacy, stakeholder and coalition engagement, Nisha is able to address client needs and pinch-points. Translating complex policy and scientific jargon into understandable language is her strong suit.
Prior to her time with Faegre Drinker, Nisha served as a public policy specialist with the Association of Public Health Laboratories, liaising between government agencies, the association’s membership and policymakers. She monitored federal and state legislation and regulation regarding newborn screening, emerging outbreaks, emergency preparedness and global health. To ensure the successes and challenges of the laboratory community were elevated at the federal level, she worked collaboratively with key external partners to host and organize Hill visits, annual policy symposiums and briefings.