Emily K. Waldman is a senior policy analyst at ESRI. Most recently, Ms. Waldman has researched state and local initiatives to expand health coverage for the working uninsured. She also has evaluated public- and private-sector strategies to improve access to health insurance coverage and health care delivery for the District of Columbia Mayor's Health Care Systems Development Commission. Ms. Waldman also has conducted policy research and analysis on the issues confronting urban safety net institutions and academic medical centers, as well as studied the implications of managed care programs for people dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. Ms. Waldman received a master's degree in health sciences from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health.