Madeline Pucciarello, MPH, CAPM, is a program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, she supports CHCS’ leadership and capacity building portfolio, which includes policy and leadership training for Medicaid agencies and providers. Madeline also supports children’s health and oral health projects, including work to promote state activities to meaningfully engage families of children with special health care needs as well as stakeholder efforts to advance oral health access, quality, and cost considerations.

Prior to joining CHCS, Madeline served as the youth development coordinator for the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome, where she supported educational and medical training and presentations for providers, educators, and community stakeholders. Madeline also worked as a project supervisor for LeadingAge, where her research focused on psychosocial well-being among residents and support staff in long-term care facilities.

Madeline is a Certified Associate in Project Management and has a master’s degree in public health from Rutgers School of Public Health, where she concentrated in health systems and policy. She received her bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University where she studied biology and education.

In her spare time, you can often find her testing out new recipes, listening to podcasts, and writing health policy haikus to share in Kaiser Health News’ Morning Briefing publication.