Sophie Kasimow is a former program assistant for The Commonwealth Fund. Ms. Kasimow supported the Fund’s Program on Medicare’s Future from 2007–2008, based at AcademyHealth in Washington, D.C. Previously, she worked at the Hastings Center, and prior to that at the Medicare Rights Center, where she facilitated the New York State Medicare Savings Coalition. She received a B.A. in philosophy from Macalester College and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.