Cheryl Austein Casnoff, MPH

Cheryl is a senior health policy executive with a distinguished consulting and public service career in public health, population health, health financing and system reform. She currently serves as the Managing Director, Healthcare Payment, Innovation & Quality for the MITRE Corporation.  She spent nine years at NORC at the University of Chicago where she was a Senior Fellow in the Public Health Department and over three decades as a senior executive at the US Department of Health and Human Services. She is a results-oriented, decisive leader with a record of high performance; exceptional management, business development, strategic planning, program implementation and leadership skills. She has designed and managed multi-million-dollar projects for government and private sector clients in key areas including health reform, Medicaid, health IT, population health, children's health, oral health, patient centered care and systems transformation. She is also an Adjunct professor at GW Medicaid School in Health IT and quality policy. Cheryl received her B.A. in Biological Sciences from Northwestern University and an MPH in Health Services Administration from the Yale University School of Medicine.