Nancy Baum is the health policy director at the Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She leads CHRT’s work in the development and management of health policy projects focused on health reform, health status improvement, access to health care, behavioral health, and local public health. Previously she was the team lead for policy analytics, directing data analysis and public information on health care trends in Michigan and across the nation. Nancy received her PhD from the Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, and her MHS from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Prior to working at CHRT, Nancy was a research health science specialist in the Center for Excellence, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Ann Arbor, and a lecturer both at the University of Michigan in the School of Public Health and at Eastern Michigan University in the School of Health Sciences. In addition, she previously worked as a policy analyst at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C.