Health Policy Senior Project Manager
Samantha Iovan is a senior project manager at CHRT on the health policy team. She is involved in work that focuses on the integration of health, behavioral health, and human services. She is also focused on Medicaid and Marketplace enrollment locally and studying the implementation of work requirements for Healthy Michigan Plan beneficiaries.
Prior to joining CHRT, Samantha worked as a project manager in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan. There, she oversaw health services research projects focused on addressing cardiac arrest outcomes in the state of Michigan and improving care coordination and patient-centered care.
Before joining Michigan Medicine, Samantha managed multiple population health policy projects at the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy. She led data collection and analysis efforts to understand Pay for Success (PFS) financing models and interventions to address super-utilizers of acute care.
Samantha holds a master’s degree in public health from Wayne State University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.
- Interventions to decrease use in pre-hospital and emergency care settings among superutilizers in the United States: A systematic review, Medical Care Research and Review, 2019
- Pay for Success projects: Financing interventions that address social determinants of health in 20 countries, American Journal of Public Health, 2018
- Pay for Success financing and home-based multi-component childhood asthma interventions: Modeling results from the Detroit Medicaid population, Milbank Quarterly, 2018
- EVOLVE, CHRT’s integration framework, featured in American Public Human Services Association journal
- COVID-19 rapid response brief: Safe, temporary shelter for homeless populations during the pandemic
- What local health departments need to know about CARES Act funding and policy opportunities for COVID-19 response