Marsha Lillie-Blanton, Dr.P.H.AcademyHealth Board of Directors: Marsha Lillie-Blanton, Dr.P.H.
...Marsha Lillie-Blanton, Dr.P.H.Marsha Lillie-Blanton is a vice-president of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation where she directs the Foundation's policy research on access to care for vulnerable populations.She also holds an adjunct faculty position in the Department of Health Policy and Management of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.Her
research and policy interests are in the areas of substance abuse, racial/ethnic minority health, and HIV/AIDS.Prior to joining the Foundation, Dr. Lillie-Blanton served as associate director of Health Services Quality and Public Health Issues of the U.S.General Accounting
Office.She has more than 15 years of work experience in health policy research and management positions.She
has authored and co-authored numerous articles, book chapters, and reports on health care access and financing issues for vulnerable populations.Dr. Lillie-Blanton serves on the American Journal of Public Health editorial board, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization (HCFO) initiative national advisory committee, and the D.C. Department of Health Medicaid Medical Care Advisory Committee.She is an elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance.She has served on the planning committee for the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting and for several years coordinated the review of submitted abstracts for sessions on either access or disparities in care. Dr. Lillie-Blanton received a bachelor's degree from Howard University and a master's and doctorate degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.