Student Fellow Alumna
Emma Sandoe was a 2015-2016 Student Fellow. At the conclusion of her fellowship year, she was a third-year PhD candidate in the Harvard Program in Health Policy studying Political Analysis. She is interested in studying Medicaid policy and state political decision-making around Medicaid and long-term care financing and policy priorities. Prior to starting at Harvard she worked for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services serving as the Medicaid spokesperson and working on HealthCare.gov communications as well as the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. She also worked in the Department of Health and Human Services Budget Office as the Affordable Care Act coordinator and at the Center for American Progress. She earned a Masters in Public Health from George Washington University and attended UC San Diego for undergraduate studies.
Emma's fellowship paper is entitled, "Medicaid's Growth and Role in Modern Southern Politics."