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.

Cynthia Osborn

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

Dale Svendsen

Dale Svendsen
Dale Svendsen, MD, MS
The Ohio State University
Expertise
Behavioral Health, Population Health, Care Coordination

Daniel Walker

Daniel Walker
Daniel Walker, PhD, MPH
The Ohio State University
Expertise
Implementation Science, Health Information Technology, Qualitative Research

Darlene Berryman

Darlene Berryman
Darlene Berryman, PhD, RD, LD
Ohio University
Expertise
Nutrition, Obesity, Diabetes

Elham Erfanian

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Elham Erfanian, PhD
Ohio University
Expertise
Applied Microeconomics, Health, Substance Use

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

Glen Solomon

Glen Solomon
Glen Solomon, MD
Wright State University
Expertise
Internal Medicine, Headache, Tobacco Cessation

Jan Ruma

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

Janet Simon

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Janet Simon, PhD
Ohio University
Expertise
Patient-reported Outcomes, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics

Jennifer Cooper

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

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