Bio

Jodi Manz joined NASHP in August 2019 as the project director with the Chronic and Vulnerable Populations Team, working on a variety of behavioral health and chronic care policy issues. Previously, she served as Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Resources for Virginia, first under Gov. Terry McAuliffe and then under Gov. Ralph Northam. She […]

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  • Ariella Levisohn, Research Analyst

    Ariella Levisohn joined NASHP in September 2019 as a research analyst with the Population Health Team. She is involved in projects related to housing, oral health, and immunizations for children and pregnant women. Prior to joining NASHP, she worked with a mobile health clinic that provided free health screenings and counseling in the Boston area, […]

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    September 17, 2019 | Filed under: Bio

  • Wendy Fox-Grage, Project Director

    Wendy Fox-Grage joined NASHP in September 2019 as a project director with the Chronic and Vulnerable Populations Team, working on long-term services and supports, family caregiving, and palliative care. Previously, she worked as a senior strategic policy advisor for the AARP Public Policy Institute for 15 years and as a program principal for the National […]

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    September 17, 2019 | Filed under: Bio

  • Melissa Caminiti, Project Director

    Melissa Caminiti is a project director with the Child and Family Health Team. She oversees projects related to maternal and child health and also studies policies designed to improve vulnerable population’s access to care. Melissa has a BS in nursing and a Master’s degree in public health with a concentration in maternal and child health, […]

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    August 28, 2019 | Filed under: Bio

  • Rebecca Cooper, Policy Associate

    Rebecca Cooper joined NASHP in July 2019 and works on a variety of projects focusing on population health and state strategies to leverage access to care and preventive services. Prior to joining NASHP, she worked at the Healthcare Value Hub on strategies to increase high-value care, decrease low-value care, and focus more attention on the […]

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    August 28, 2019 | Filed under: Bio

  • Anna Matilde “Tilly” Tanga, Research Analyst

    Anna Matilde “Tilly” Tanga joined NASHP in August 2019 as a research analyst with the Child and Family Health Team. She is involved in various projects related to improving systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs. She graduated from Bowdoin College with a BA in neuroscience and Italian studies, and […]

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    August 28, 2019 | Filed under: Bio

  • Taylor Platt, Policy Associate

    Taylor Platt joined NASHP in August 2019. As a policy associate, she works with the Child and Family Health Team on a variety of maternal health issues. Before joining NASHP, Taylor worked at Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center, where she recruited former National Football League players for a research project. She […]

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    August 28, 2019 | Filed under: Bio

  • Eddy Fernandez, Research Analyst

    Eddy Fernandez joined NASHP in June 2019 as a research analyst with the Child and Family Health Team. He is involved with projects related to maternal and child health, behavioral health, and policy innovation. Prior to joining NASHP, Eddy was a health policy intern at the North Carolina Institute of Medicine. He has also worked […]

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    July 22, 2019 | Filed under: Bio

  • Eliza Mette, Policy Associate

    Eliza Mette joined NASHP in June 2019 as a policy associate on the Chronic and Vulnerable Populations team. Prior to joining NASHP, Eliza practiced as a health care attorney at Kozak & Gayer, a health care law firm in Augusta, Maine. Eliza also served as a Cancer Research Training Award Fellow with the National Cancer […]

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    June 24, 2019 | Filed under: Bio

  • Madeline Marks, Research Analyst

    Madeline Marks joined NASHP in 2019 as a research analyst with the Chronic and Vulnerable Populations Team. She is involved in a variety of projects that focus on mental health and substance use disorder, services for older adults, and payment and system delivery information. Before joining NASHP, Madeline was a James H. Dunn Fellow with […]

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    April 19, 2019 | Filed under: Bio