Program Officer

Meryl Schulman, MPH, is a program officer with a focus on complex populations at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, she supports efforts aimed at improving how care is delivered to individuals with complex physical and behavioral health needs. She primarily supports two projects funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Advancing Trauma-Informed Care and Transforming Complex Care.

Prior to joining CHCS, Ms. Schulman worked as a policy intern at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene where she researched and analyzed various policies and programs that impact low-income individuals’ ability to access health care services. She also has been a research assistant at both the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University and the Center for Opinion Research at Franklin and Marshall College, where she supported work on the roll-out of health insurance exchanges in various states, and a health needs assessment of Lancaster County’s Plain populations.

Ms. Schulman has a master’s in public health and a certificate in health policy analysis from The Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and a bachelor’s degree in public health from Franklin and Marshall College.