Makda Alazar

Makda Alazar is a Project Analyst at Discern Health. She currently supports projects related to quality measure development.

Prior to joining Discern, Makda provided administrative and analytical support at Westat. The core focus of her work at Westat included conducting data collection and data analysis. She also has experience conducting program evaluation site visits, managing project help desk and providing technical assistance to clients. She has also worked at National Cancer Institute (NCI/NIH) where she conducted data analysis and quality control on the Health Information National Trends Survey.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Program Evaluation
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Data Quality Control


  • MPH, Epidemiology – George Mason University
  • BS, Community Health – University of Maryland


  • Baltimore, MD

Discern expands Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Capabilities For Life Sciences clients

Health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) has long been important for health care market access outside the U.S., but it is increasingly being utilized in the U.S. as part of the movement from vol...
Learn More






Contact Us



Guy D’Andrea Speaks About Innovative Payment Models

Click here to view the VIDEO