Sunita Krishnan is a Senior Associate at AcademyHealth supporting the Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute. In this role, Sunita supports numerous Medicaid focused projects, primarily AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Medical Director Network (MMDN) and the CDC Immunization Medicaid Partnership project. She also supports RWJF population health projects. Her responsibilities include project management, assisting in the development of new projects and writing reports amongst other duties. Prior to joining AcademyHealth, she worked as a health policy research assistant for the Healthcare Value Hub, where she wrote research reports on various health value and quality topics. Sunita also interned at AARP as a legislative fellow where she provided research support on state legislation and logistical support for meetings. Sunita graduated with her Masters of Public Health specializing in health policy from The George Washington University in 2018 and her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from the University of Minnesota in 2016.

Authored by Sunita Krishnan, M.P.H.


Field Guide Offers Promising Insights for Implementation and Evaluation of Section 1115 Medicaid Demonstrations

AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Demonstration Evaluation Learning Collaborative fostered shared learning among state agency and research partners on common themes and challenges in the implementation and evaluation of Section 1115 demonstrations. This resulting field guide reveals the real-world lessons in evaluation design and measurement.