Jennie Smith, M.P.A., is a former program associate for the Commonwealth Fund’s Medicare and Cost Control program. She served in both an administrative and research role, providing grant and administrative support. Prior to joining the Fund, Ms. Smith was the coordinator for youth philanthropy and service learning programs for the Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning, where she managed teenage groups, parents, and the site visits at nonprofit organizations. Ms. Smith holds a B.A. in Classical Studies from Kalamazoo College and an M.P.A. from George Mason University.