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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 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 is a foundation that works to improve population health and health equity.
June 2023 Mary Louise Gilburg,
In this Q&A with Ninez Ponce, PhD, MPP, of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for Health Policy Research, and Paris “AJ” Adkins-Jackson, PhD, MPH, of the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, we discuss their contribution to the issue, “Making Communities More Visible: Equity-Centered Data to Achieve Health Equity,” coauthored with Riti Shimkhada, PhD, MPH, of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. More
May 2023 Mary Louise Gilburg,
In their contribution to The Milbank Quarterly centennial anniversary issue, Bianca Frogner, Davis G. Patterson, and Susan M. Skillman of the University of Washington School of Medicine discuss how the population health workforce, which spans clinical care, public health, and social services, has been defined. More
May 2023 Christine Haran,
In her contribution to The Milbank Quarterly centennial anniversary issue, Natasha V. Pilkauskas discusses what the evidence shows about the role of different types of income support policies in children’s health, highlighting considerations for policymakers—and the many unanswered research questions that remain. More
March 2023 Mary Louise Gilburg,
In conversation with Milbank Memorial Fund former program officer Kate McEvoy, Della Au Belatti, Hawaii State Representative, and Vincent Pinkney, Deputy Director of Managed Care Operations for Tennessee’s state Medicaid agency,
discuss the communities where they grew up, how they work with people with different origin stories, and mentors who have shaped their leadership styles. More
February 2023 Kathleen Noonan,
In a new issue brief, Kathleen Noonan, CEO & President of Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, describes how the Camden Coalition, one of four New Jersey regional health hubs, has used the model to improve access to maternity care and behavioral health services and increase uptake of COVID-19 vaccines More
January 2023 Katti Gray,
In a Q&A with health journalist Katti Gray, Dr. Derek Griffith and Dr. Andrew Anderson discussed their research and proposed remedies to improve trust in health systems. More
January 2023 Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein,
Tenacious. Pragmatic. Undaunted. A bulldog on value. These are just a handful of the ways people in Washington State explain Rep. Eileen Cody’s spectacular success at health care reform. More
December 2022 Kate McEvoy,
This conversation with Colorado State Senator Cleave Simpson and North Dakota State Health Officer Nizar Wehbi, MD, is the first in a series focused on policymaker “origin stories”—and how their backgrounds have influenced and inspired their public service. 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
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
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