Hadley Fitzgerald, MSW is a senior program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS), where she provides technical assistance for initiatives related to populations with complex health and social needs, including the Advancing Integrated Models project.

Prior to joining CHCS, Hadley served as a senior policy analyst at The Council of State Governments Justice Center, where she provided technical assistance to federal grant recipients aiming to enhance cross-system collaborations for local criminal justice and behavioral health agencies. Previously, Hadley was the regional planning consortium coordinator at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where she convened stakeholders to support the implementation of several new Medicaid initiatives, including the transition of behavioral health services to managed care. She started her career as a forensic social worker at Brooklyn Defender Services.

Hadley has a master’s of social work from Hunter College, as well as a bachelor’s degree in history from New York University. Currently, she is also an adjunct professor at Hunter College School of Social Work where she teaches a graduate course on mental health policy.

In her free time, Hadley enjoys reading, finding new music, cooking, swimming, and keeping her two playful cats entertained. Her most recent pastime has been exploring her new home city of Philadelphia with her husband by foot or by bike and attending Phillies’ games.