Jennifer L. Nicholson, M.P.H., is a former associate program officer for the Affordable Health Insurance Program at The Commonwealth Fund. Ms. Nicholson reported to the program vice president, Dr. Sara Collins, and was an important part of the three-member team responsible for the Fund's Affordable Health Insurance Program. She was responsible for project development and grants management for the Affordable Health Insurance grants program, and was also involved in researching emerging policy issues regarding the extent and quality of health insurance coverage and access to care in the United States, researching and writing reports and articles, and survey development and analysis. She holds a B.S. in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.P.H. in Epidemiology from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.