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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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In this Q&A, Milbank Memorial Fund National Director of Population Health and Health Equity Morgan McDonald, MD, talks with Fred Baldwin, a… More
In a conversation with Milbank Memorial Fund president Christopher Koller, Fatmata Williams, director of medical administration at the Connecticut… 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
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
November 2022 Kate McEvoy,
Next month, Richard Gottfried, chair of the New York State Assembly’s health committee, will retire after 52 years of service as a legislator. In a Q&A with Milbank Memorial Fund’s Kate McEvoy, Rep. Gottfried reflects on his career and the importance of borrowing good ideas from other states through groups like Milbank’s network of state policymakers. Rep. Gottfried also discusses how he has worked across the aisle, mentored new legislators, and what he sees as today’s urgent health policy challenges. 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
April 2022 Katti Gray,
Hailing from a family kept afloat partly by taxpayer-funded aid initiatives — and by neighbor-to-neighbor acts of kindness — made Kody Kinsley’s choice of a public sector career something of a no-brainer. More
In a new “Milbank Quarterly” guest opinion, Delaware’s Health and Human Services Secretary Kara Odom Walker says that any solution that lowers health care costs and improves quality will require a foundation of enhanced primary care. More
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