Anne Smithey, MPH, is a program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role she supports initiatives designed to advance payment and delivery system reform. She supports a number of projects that work to promote payment reform and health equity, including the Primary Care Population-Based Payments Learning Collaborative and Advancing Health Equity.

Prior to joining CHCS, Anne worked as a research and evaluation intern at The Commonwealth Fund where she supported internal evaluation efforts and assisted with policy research.  She has also interned in a variety of other health care-related positions, focusing both on quality of care and access to health insurance.

Anne holds a master’s degree in public health from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, with a certificate in health policy analysis. She has a bachelor’s degree in health science from Northeastern University.

While not at work, Anne enjoys running, trying new recipes, and playing unnecessarily complicated board games.