Munira Z. Gunja, M.P.H., is senior researcher in the Commonwealth Fund’s International Program in Health Policy and Practice Innovations. She joined the Fund in 2015 as senior research associate in the Health Care Coverage and Access & Tracking Health System Performance program. Previously, Gunja worked with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), Division of Health Care Access and Coverage. Gunja had been a key data analyst on ASPE’s tracking and analysis of the effects of the Affordable Care Act, including marketplace enrollment data, marketplace premiums, and understanding the remaining uninsured population. Her findings and analyses have been published in top journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association. She received the Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service for two consecutive years for tracking enrollment in the marketplaces and reporting on the findings through monthly enrollment reports, charts, and graphics. Gunja graduated from Tulane University with a B.S. in public health and international development and an M.P.H. in epidemiology.
Munira Z. Gunja
Senior Researcher, International Program in Health Policy and Practice Innovations, The Commonwealth Fund