The Fund supports several networks of state health policymakers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis on topics important to state health policymakers, particularly on issues related to state leadership, primary care, aging, and 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.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that publishes The Milbank Quarterly, commissions projects, and convenes state health policy decision makers on issues they identify as important to population health.
Rebecca G. Whitaker, PhD, MSPH, is managing associate at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University. In this role, she helps lead the Center’s research and policy analysis related to care delivery and payment reform with a particular emphasis on North Carolina’s health care transformation. Dr. Whitaker has extensive experience in health services research, policy analysis, and program and policy implementation focused on Medicaid, social drivers of health, safety-net delivery systems, and historically marginalized populations. Prior to joining Duke-Margolis, Dr. Whitaker served as director of health policy & governmental affairs at the North Carolina Community Health Center Association, where she led the association’s state and federal policy agenda and guided North Carolina health centers through large-scale payment and care delivery reforms, including Affordable Care Act implementation. She earned her PhD and MSPH in health policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her AB in psychology, Spanish, and Portuguese from Princeton University.
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