Adele Shartzer, Ph.D., is a senior research associate in the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Her work focuses on health coverage including Medicare, Medicaid, and the uninsured, as well as health care access and use, primarily using quantitative analysis of survey data. Shartzer has also worked on developing the MCARE-SIM model, evaluating the impact of the Affordable Care Act on private insurance markets, and health care delivery system reform. Before joining Urban, she was a program analyst with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Shartzer earned her Ph.D. in health services research from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and an M.P.H. in health policy from George Washington University.
Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute Health Policy Center