Jaime Adler is a Senior Manager of Public and Population Health at AcademyHealth where her work focuses on integrating population health and health care delivery to improve health outcomes. Jaime is a population health expert with a human-centered approach to systems design and has committed her career to reimagining the health care system for historically marginalized people. She believes that in order to achieve health equity there must be a focus on health care quality. Jaime currently works on projects with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) related to patient-centered clinical decision support innovation and with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) related to increasing state capacity for Medicaid core set reporting. She brings specific experience in quality improvement, system transformation, cross-sector collaboration, policy, and qualitative research methods.
Jaime earned an M.P.H. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and an MS in Communications from Clark University in Worcester, M.A.. Prior to joining AcademyHealth, Jaime worked at the American Cancer Society partnering with local and state health care organizations and public health agencies to improve HPV vaccination and other cancer prevention efforts with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and CDC. She previously worked as a Policy Analyst at the University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute on the evaluation team for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) in California where she specialized in transforming the program funding model. She has also served as a consultant, including for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene conducting data analysis to inform public health policy; as an account manager for health behavior campaigns at a boutique social marketing firm; and as the communications director for a state senator.