Marema Gaye graduated from Arizona State University in 2014 with a BS in Economics and a BA in Business with a concentration in Global Politics. She received her MA in Global Development Economics from Boston University in 2016. Previously, Marema worked as a research associate in the Negotiations, Organizations, & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School. Additionally, she worked as a research project and data assistant in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Recently, she has contributed to research examining national trends in tapering and discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy, barriers to accessing treatment for opioid use disorder, the effect of performance-based peer comparisons on physician documentation of cancer stage, and the impact of an electronic consultation system on access to specialty care at a large safety-net hospital. Marema is interested in studying the impact of healthcare financing and policy reform on health care delivery and utilization, particularly of mental and behavioral health care services.