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Melinda K. Abrams, M.S.

Vice President, Delivery System Reform
The Commonwealth Fund
mka@cmwf.org
(212) 606-3831
Melinda K. Abrams, M.S., is a vice president of the Commonwealth Fund's Health Care Delivery System Reform program.

Lori Achman

Lori Achman, M.P.P., is a research analyst at Mathematica Policy Research, where her work has focused primarily on the Medicare+Choice program.

Karen Adams, Ph.D.

Karen Bentz Adams, Ph.D., is a former program officer for The Commonwealth Fund's State Innovations program based at AcademyHealth in Washington, D.C.

Sara Adland

Families USA
Intern
Sara Adland interned at Families USA in the health policy department in the summer of 2007.

Emily Adrion, M.Sc.

Research Asociate
Center for Health Services Research and Policy at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
Prior to joining the Health Services Research Center, she served as a research associate for Axiom Resource Management, a government consulting firm, where she worked on the evaluation of substance abuse and mental health services programs.

Jyoti Aggarwal, M.H.S.

Research Associate
Health Care Financing and Payment Program at RTI
Jyoti Aggarwal received her M.H.S. in health policy from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Laura Aiuppa, M.S.

Senior Health Care Consultant
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Laura Aiuppa has responsibilities for business development and project management at NCQA.