Adriana Ramos-Yamamoto (she/her/hers)
Senior Policy Analyst
Adriana Ramos-Yamamoto, Senior Policy Analyst, conducts research and analysis on issues that impact the health and well-being of Californians with the goal of advancing health equity: ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to be healthy and thrive, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, income, or zip code. While her work is primarily focused on health care and behavioral health, Adriana also supports the Budget Center’s work on the social determinants of health, recognizing that a wide range of budget and policy decisions can positively impact the health and well-being of Californians.
Prior to joining the Budget Center, Adriana worked as a health policy associate at The Children’s Partnership and as a graduate student intern and health educator at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Adriana earned her master’s degree in public health from the University of Southern California and her bachelor’s degree in government from Claremont McKenna College.
Adriana hails from Wildomar, California and is a daughter of Mexican immigrants. She usually spends her free time creating Spotify playlists or playing video games.