Madeline Steward, MPH, CAPM, is a senior program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, she supports CHCS’ delivery system and payment reform portfolio. Madeline also leads content development and project management for CHCS’ oral health-related initiatives. Recent projects include efforts to profile minimally-invasive oral health care opportunities in Medicaid, move towards value-based payment in oral health care, foster Medicaid-public health oral health partnerships to drive meaningful change, and identify opportunities to promote oral health equity among individuals using Medicaid. Madeline also supports work focused on type 1 diabetes, including efforts to reduce disparities for Medicaid beneficiaries with insulin-requiring diabetes and increase opportunities for autoantibody screening in Medicaid. Additionally, Madeline works on initiatives related to identifying best practices to better engage Medicaid consumers in consumer advisory and engagement efforts.

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 Madeline testing out new baking recipes, listening to a variety of podcasts, and writing health policy haikus to share in Kaiser Health News’ Morning Briefing publication.