Health Division

About the Division

NGA Health serves as a think tank consultancy for governors and their staff on high priority health care issues. We provide state leaders with research, policy analysis, technical assistance, and resources through multi-state projects, national convenings, in-state visits and publications.  Our  work with states spans five core focus areas – behavioral health and social determinants of health, data and analytics, health care workforce, health system transformation and value and public health. NGA Health is completely funded by grants and corporate donations.

Health Division Staff

Director
Hemi Tewarson | profile

Program Director
Melinda Becker | profile

Program Director
Lauren Block | profile

Program Director
Sandra Wilkniss | profile

Program Director
Katie Greene | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Shums Alikhan | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Kate Johnson | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Katie Gaul | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Elaine Hall | profile

Policy Analyst
Sweta Haldar | profile

Policy Analyst
Adam Mosey | profile

Policy Analyst
Caroline Picher | profile

Policy Analyst
Lee Taylor-Penn | profile

Policy Analyst
Kirk Williamson | profile

Program Assistant
Michelle LeBlanc | profile

Administrative Coordinator
Leslie Donaldson