Naomi Lopez

Public Advisor

Naomi Lopez was the Director of Health Care Policy for the Goldwater Institute, where she led the Institute’s efforts to implement federal and state health care reforms that benefit all Americans. She has 25 years of experience in policy and her work focuses on a broad range of health care issues, including the Right to Try, off-label communications, pharmaceutical drug pricing, supply-side healthcare reforms, the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and 21st-century health care innovation.

A frequent media guest and public speaker, Lopez has authored hundreds of studies, opinion articles, and commentaries. Lopez has previously served at organizations including the Illinois Policy Institute, the Pacific Research Institute, the Institute for Socioeconomic Studies, and the Cato Institute. She holds a B.A. in economics from Trinity University in Texas and an M.A. in government from Johns Hopkins University.