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.

Darlene Berryman

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

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

Jennifer Cooper

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

Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner, PhD, RD
The Ohio State University
Expertise
Mixed Method Program Evaluation, Food Security Interventions

Joel Hughes

Joel Hughes
Joel Hughes, PhD Psychology License
Kent State University
Expertise
Clinical Psychology, Cardiac Rehabilitation

John McCarthy

John McCarthy
John McCarthy, PhD, CCC-SLP
Ohio University
Expertise
Interprofessional Education, Augmentative Communication

Julie Niedermier

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Julie Niedermier
The Ohio State University
Expertise
Addiction, Workforce Development, Behavioral Health

Kelly Balistreri

Kelly Balistreri
Kelly Balistreri, PhD
Bowling Green State University
Expertise
Demography, Food Insecurity, Health and Wellbeing

Kelly Gibson

Kelly Gibson
Kelly Gibson, MD
Case Western Reserve University
Expertise
Maternal Fetal Medicine, Maternal Safety, Informatics

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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.