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Zylla, MPH

Emily Zylla, MPH
Senior Research Fellow

Emily B. Zylla, MPH joined SHADAC as a Senior Research Fellow in May of 2015. She provides technical expertise and analysis related to health care transformation to states participating in the State Innovation Models (SIM) initiative of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).  She also is involved in the evaluation of Minnesota’s Accountable Health Model, Minnesota’s CMMI State Innovation Model grant program.  Prior to joining SHADAC, Ms. Zylla worked for nine years as a consultant specializing in state health policy analysis, legislative relations, and developing health reform strategies to increase access to health care for underserved populations.  During her time as a consultant she also served as Staff Director for the Minnesota Health Care Safety Net Coalition.  Ms. Zylla holds a master’s degree in Public Health with a concentration in Public Health Administration and Policy from the University of Minnesota, and a bachelor’s degree in History and Sociology of Science from the University of Pennsylvania.  

Emily Zylla, MPH
Senior Research Fellow