Amanda Miller is a is a recent graduate from the University of Memphis where she completed a dual Master of Medical Anthropology and Master of Public Health program. During this time, she has acted as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Anthropology and the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy where she gained experience in qualitative research methods, analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, and writing summary findings reports. Her graduate research aimed to identify the common themes of strategic advocacy and relationships among stakeholders involved in COFA Medicaid restoration. Prior to graduate school, she gained project management and descriptive analysis experience through her position at Save the Children.

Amanda Miller is a 2022 grantee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Research in Transforming Health and Health Care Systems program, managed by AcademyHealth.

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Grant

COFA Medicaid Reinstatement Research Project (CM2RP)

The goal of the study is to assess how the restoration of Medicaid coverage to Freely Associated State Citizens (FASCs) in 2020 affected FASCs, community health centers that serve this population, and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NH/PI) community organizations.