Michelle is the Executive Director of Social Determinants of Health at America’s Health Insurance Plans where she helps health insurance providers collaborate with community partners to find sustainable and scalable models that help address socioeconomic barriers to good health. Prior to joining AHIP, she worked at the National Association of Community Health Centers for nine years in the Public Policy and Research Division, where she helped health centers build community-based and patient-centered research and data capacity. While at NACHC, she led an evidence-based and stakeholder-driven process to develop one of the first national standardized social determinant of health assessment tools built into multiple Electronic Health Records known as PRAPARE. She helped numerous health centers, hospitals, health systems, and health plans build capacity to collect and use social determinants of health data to improve care delivery, inform policy, and accelerate community change. Previously, Michelle conducted clinical research at the Johns Hopkins University. She received her Master's degree from The Australian National University in Culture, Health and Medicine.