Sarah Millender is a former Research Assistant at AcademyHealth, where she supported a number of initiatives to move knowledge into action in health care. The projects she supported include several Robert Wood Johnson Foundation National Leadership Programs, the PCORnet Engagement Coordinating Center, and the AcademyHealth, ABIM Foundation and Donaghue Foundation Research Community on Low-Value Care. Prior to joining AcademyHealth, Sarah interned on Capitol Hill in the office of Representative Abby Finkenauer and at Healthwatch Hackney, a U.K. nonprofit where she supported patient engagement and outreach projects. She earned a B.A. in 2020 from Grinnell College, where she majored in History and Political Science with a concentration in Policy Studies. Sarah Millender worked that AcademyHealth until August 2022.

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Charting the Course to a Reimagined Public Health System

Following a joint convening with the American Public Health Association and key public health leaders, AcademyHealth outlines priority areas for public health services and systems research across the following domains: preparedness and resilience; structure; performance; workforce; data and technology; and financing and economics.