Senior Vice President

Allison Hamblin, MSPH, is senior vice president at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, she oversees CHCS’ broad program development and organizational planning activities as well as overall financial management for the organization. Ms. Hamblin also leads CHCS programming for Medicaid beneficiaries with complex needs, including efforts focused on children and adults. Major initiatives in this area include: (1) the Innovations in Complex Care program, a national initiative supported by Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit to develop integrated care models for Medicaid’s highest-need beneficiaries; (2) Transforming Complex Care, a multi-site demonstration supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to advance evidence-based, highly replicable approaches to complex care management; and (3) Advancing Trauma-Informed Care, a multi-site demonstration supported by RWJF to promote the implementation of trauma-informed approaches to care. Ms. Hamblin also directs CHCS’ work in advancing the use of Pay for Success financing approaches for social service investments and supporting the sustainable spread of the Project ECHO model through Medicaid financing.

Ms. Hamblin has previously led CHCS’ efforts in developing return on investment tools and assessing the business case for quality initiatives. She has specific expertise in the areas of physical and behavioral health integration and complex chronic care management.

Prior to joining CHCS, Ms. Hamblin worked at Apax Partners, Inc. and Goldman, Sachs & Co., where she provided venture capital and investment banking services to companies in the health care and technology industries. She has a master’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Duke University.