Rachel Silverman is a Policy Fellow at the Center for Global Development, where she leads policy-oriented research on global health financing and incentive structures. Silverman’s current research focuses on efficient global health procurement; innovation models for global health; priority-setting for UHC; alignment and impact in international funding for family planning; strategies to strengthen evidence; the practical application of results-based financing; global health transitions; and accountability. Her research and commentary is widely published in academic journals, including The Lancet and Heath Affairs; CGD reports; and book chapters, including contributions to Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Success in Global Health and What's In, What's Out: Designing Benefits for Universal Health Coverage. She holds a master's of philosophy with distinction in public health from the University of Cambridge, which she attended as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. She also holds a BA with distinction in international relations and economics from Stanford University.