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 health equity, including Promoting Health Equity through Primary Care Innovation in Medicaid Managed Care 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.