Amanda Brodt, M.P.P., is a consultant with AcademyHealth's Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute, where she supports state health policymakers move evidence into practice. She serves as the Project Manager for the Medicaid Medical Directors Network (MMDN), a learning network focused on the development and use of evidence-based medicine, measurement and improvement of health care quality, and the redesign of health care delivery systems. She has over a decade of experience sustaining this vibrant learning network and fostering several spin-off projects related to Medicaid clinical policy. She received her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Economics, and her M.P.P. from the University of Maryland