Health Policy Fellows
Health and human services
Mental health and substance use
Founding Executive Director
Marianne Udow-Phillips is the founding executive director of the Center for Health research Transformation (CHRT) at the University of Michigan. As an independent 501(c)(3) impact organization, CHRT works to advance evidence-based care delivery, improve population health, and expand access to care.
Prior to her role at CHRT, Marianne served as the director of Michigan’s Department of Human Services (2004-2007) where she oversaw programs for Michigan’s most vulnerable citizens. Marianne came to the state service from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan where she served in leadership roles for more than 20 years and ended her service as SVP of health care products and provider services.
She holds a master’s degree in health services administration from the U-M School of Public Health, is a lecturer of public policy and public health at U-M, and serves on numerous local, state, and national boards and commissions.
- Innovative financing models for addressing the social determinants of health with a special focus on supportive housing
- Health and human services integration: Phase II technical assistance
- Addressing critical issues facing Prepaid Inpatient Health Plans and Community Mental Health Service Participants
- An all-star zoom tribute to Marianne Udow-Phillips, founding executive director of CHRT
- Detroit Today discusses health care and the 2020 election with guests, Marianne Udow-Phillips and Yasmeen Abutaleb
- Detroit Free Press speaks with Udow-Phillips about COVID-19 response, other major health concerns