Anna Lewis (she/her) is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Health Services Research and Policy program in the Health Policy and Management Department at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. As a graduate student researcher, Anna's work focuses on the healthcare utilization of homeless Medicaid beneficiaries as well as the effects of permanent supportive housing for recipients of Medicaid. Her dissertation will be focused on critical illness survivors' long-term support and outcomes. Prior to returning to graduate school, Anna worked as a senior social worker at the Critical Illness Recovery Center at UPMC Mercy, one of the most comprehensive outpatient follow-up clinics for survivors of prolonged intensive care unit stays in the nation. Anna also worked as an inpatient palliative care social worker for several years. Anna received her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from The Pennsylvania State University in 2010. She attained her Master of Social Work degree with a certificate in mental health in 2012 from the University of Pittsburgh, and she is also a licensed clinical social worker.

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