Ani Turner, M.A., retired, is the former director of the Health Economics and Policy program area at Altarum, where she studied drivers of health spending, trends in the health workforce, and the economic impacts of investments in social and environmental factors that determine health and life outcomes. With more than 30 years of experience in data analysis and policy research, Turner has developed forecasting models and studied health care resources, costs, and quality for the federal government, states, health plans, and foundations. She led Altarum’s partnership with the W. K. Kellogg Foundation that made a business case for greater racial equity as a path to a stronger workforce and economy. Turner has presented on panels and workshops hosted by the Institute of Medicine, AcademyHealth, the International Health Economics Association, and federal and local government agencies, among others, and has testified before the Michigan House and Senate and the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission. Turner earned an M.A. in applied economics from the University of Michigan.
Former Director, Health Economics and Policy, Altarum