The Fund supports networks of state health policy decision makers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund supports two state leadership programs for legislative and executive branch state government officials committed to improving population health.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis to advance state health leadership, strong primary care, healthy aging, and sustainable health care costs.
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The Fund publishes The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to health policy leaders.
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Lynn A. Blewett, PhD, MPA, is a professor in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, where she teaches graduate courses on the US health care system and international health systems. In addition to being the founding director of the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC), Dr. Blewett has served as chair of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Scientific Advisory Board and as a member of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS). Dr. Blewett has a committed history leading applied policy research, analyzing state and federal data resources, and translating research to inform health policy, access to care, Medicaid coverage, and payment policy at both state and national levels. Dr. Blewett holds a PhD in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration and a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Minnesota.
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