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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.
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Director, Multipayer Primary Care Network
Lisa Dulsky Watkins, MD, (She/Her/Hers) is the director and one of the founding members of the Milbank Memorial Fund Multipayer Primary Care Network, a consortium of 18 state and regional multipayer programs designed to transform primary care. She is actively engaged in advocacy for new and continued support for these efforts and other innovations at the state and federal levels. Dr. Watkins is the former chief of operations for the Vermont Blueprint for Health. She received her medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and her BS from the City College of New York. Dr. Watkins completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and was in primary care practice as a board-certified pediatrician in Middlebury and Essex Junction, Vermont.
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