Sophia Herzlinger joined The Commonwealth Fund in July 2016 as program associate for the Federal and State Health Policy initiative. In this role, Ms. Herzlinger is responsible for administrative tasks, grant management, handling logistics and preparing material for meetings, and providing research and writing support. In addition, she supports New York-based Fund staff and others who visit the Washington, D.C., office. Ms. Herzlinger graduated from Tufts University in May 2016 with a B.A. in political science and community health. Previously, she interned with the Health Policy Commission in Boston, the U.S. Department of Defense, and in the office of Congressman Alan Lowenthal.