CMS Leadership

Office of Equal Opportunity & Civil Rights

Alaina Jenkins

Deputy Director

Alaina Jenkins is the Deputy Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Alaina shares full responsibility with the Director for providing leadership and executive direction on issues related to equal employment opportunity, civil rights, reasonable accommodation, and the prevention of workplace harassment. Alaina earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematical Statistics from The American University. She holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Johns Hopkins University (JHU). While at JHU, she also completed 16 credits in the doctoral program in Biostatistics and earned certification in Leadership Development.