Medicaid Technical Assistance & Policy Program

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Ohio's Medicaid Technical Assistance & Policy Program (MedTAPP) is a state-university partnership led by the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM). MedTAPP leverages the clinical and academic expertise of Ohio's colleges of medicine and public and private universities to improve health care quality for the nearly three million Ohioans insured by Medicaid.

OUR EXPERTS

MedTAPP health improvement initiatives harness the clinical and academic multidisciplinary experience of experts across the state. All experts are eligible to provide technical Assistance and consultation to the Ohio Medicaid program.

Arun Kumar

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Arun Kumar, PhD, MS, PharmD
University of Cincinnati
Expertise
Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacoeconomics

Ayaz Hyder

Ayaz Hyder
Ayaz Hyder, PhD
The Ohio State University
Expertise
Computational Epidemiology; Systems Science/Modeling

Beau Meyer

Beau Meyer
Beau Meyer, DDS, MPH
The Ohio State University
Expertise
Pediatric Oral Health

Catherine Hechmer

Catherine Hechmer
Catherine Hechmer, MSW/LISW-S, LICDC-CS
OSU College of Social Work
Expertise
Substance Use Disorders, Integrated Behavioral Healthcare

Catherine Sherwin

Catherine Sherwin
Catherine Sherwin, PhD, MSc
Wright State University
Expertise
Clinical Pediatric and Maternal-Fetal Pharmacology and Toxicology, Clinical Research and Clinical Trials

Charles Doarn

Charles Doarn
Charles Doarn, MBA
University of Cincinnati
Expertise
Expertise in Telemedicine, Space Medicine, and Global Health

Cory Cronin

Cory Cronin
Cory Cronin, PhD, MHSA
Ohio University
Expertise
Health Policy, Community Health, Health Care Organizations

Cynthia Osborn

Cynthia Osborn
Cynthia Osborn, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC
Kent State University
Expertise
Addictive Behaviors, Motivational Interviewing

Elizabeth Beverly

Elizabeth Beverly
Elizabeth Beverly, PhD
Ohio University
Expertise
Behavioral Diabetes, Pyschosocial Issues, Programmatic Research

Emilia Lombardi

Emilia Lombardi
Emilia Lombardi, PhD
Baldwin Wallace University
Expertise
LGBT Health, Substance use, HIV/AIDS

Jan Ruma

Jan Ruma
Jan Ruma, BS, MEd, CFRE
University of Toledo
Expertise
Certified Pathways Community HUBs, Community Health Workers, Uninsured

Jennifer Cooper

Jennifer Cooper
Jennifer Cooper, PhD
The Ohio State University
Expertise
Pediatrics, Surgery, Health Services Research

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Use your expertise to inform health policymaking and advance health improvement throughout Ohio by completing the form below. Once processed, you will recieve access to funding opportunities, program and news updates, and health policy and analysis resources.