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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 Milbank Memorial Fund is is a nonpartisan foundation focused on improving the health of communities and entire populations.
September 2022 Nicholas K. Garcia,
Susan Kansagra, MD, North Carolina’s State Health Officer and Director of the North Carolina Division of Public Health, spoke with the Milbank Memorial Fund about North Carolina’s coordinated monkeypox public health response and her advice for state officials. More
September 2022 Kate McEvoy,
It’s not a moonshot, but it still offers opportunities for a meaningful launch of underutilized Medicare benefits and exchange-based health… More
July 2022 Christine Haran,
Each year, the Milbank Memorial Fund invests in the development of state and county leaders who are committed to advancing population health and… More
June 2022 Kate McEvoy,
The US Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade continues to reverberate across the country.… More
June 2022 R.L. Nave,
Health care access issues have long posed challenges for health officials in Mississippi, a rural state with the nation’s largest percentage of African Americans. More
June 2022 Christine Haran, Kate McEvoy,
In a Q&A with Milbank, Mayes describes what drives his leadership in state vocational rehabilitation, which offers employment-related services to those with functional, developmental, cognitive, emotional, or other disabilities. More
Several years ago, I was invited to participate in a panel on Medicaid-funded home- and community-based services (HCBS) at the annual meeting of the… More
June 2022 Noah Triplett, Jasmine L. Blanks Jones,
While attention has been directed toward increasing diversity in the mental health workforce to improve quality of care for BIPOC, more immediate solutions, such as cultural humility training for mental health providers and required assessments of the influence of race and culture on a client’s mental health, are needed. More
May 2022 Frank J. Thompson, Joel C. Cantor, Margaret Koller, Natassia M. Rozario,
Concern with the social drivers of health — housing, education, income, healthy food access, criminal justice, and more — mushroomed over the last… More
The United States is facing a dire shortage of direct care workers who provide essential services to older adults and individuals with disabilities.… More
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