It is a privilege to be welcomed to the Michigan Value Collaborative (MVC) team as a Senior Data Analyst! As a new member of the MVC team, I am excited to learn from and work alongside a talented team of MVC coordinators, administrators, and analysts to help improve the health of Michigan through creating sustainable, high-value healthcare.
My public health journey began after discovering the field of Medical Anthropology. Medical anthropologists show us that medical practices are shaped not only by scientific knowledge, but also by sociocultural, environmental, and economic factors. These factors lead to substantial variation in healthcare practices both globally and in our own neighborhoods. It is this principle that underlies my work in public health and keeps me inspired. My goal is to help find compassionate, creative, and robust healthcare approaches that consider and balance these factors to help improve the health and well-being of communities and populations.
Prior to joining MVC, I served in roles that have ranged from research operations and disease surveillance to global healthcare consulting. I received my Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Epidemiology from the University of Michigan (U-M) School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Medical Anthropology from U-M.
I am looking forward to working with MVC and its members to identify best practices and opportunities for continuous improvement through the analysis of clinical and claims data. If you have any questions or wish to get in touch, please feel free to email me.