Deputy Director, Population Health and Health Reform, Center for Health Policy and Programs

Elisa  Fisher,  MPH, MSW

Elisa Fisher is the Deputy Director of Population Health and Health Reform in the Center for Health Policy and Programs. Her work at the Academy focuses on research and evaluation related to state health reform and community-based initiatives that promote health equity by increasing access to quality health care and addressing the broader determinants of health. Prior to joining the Academy, she was engaged in evaluations of early childhood and youth development programs, food justice initiatives, and supportive services for victims of violence and abuse in community and academic settings. She also worked as a health care advocate for individuals and families in NYC and served as a member of the AmeriCorps*National Civilian Community Corps. Ms. Fisher holds masters’ degrees in public health and social work from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland.

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