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.

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

Kerry Ard

Kerry Ard
Kerry Ard, PhD, MSc
The Ohio State University
Expertise
Sociology, Environmental Policy, Inequality, Race, Geography

Megan Gregory

Megan Gregory
Megan Gregory, PhD
The Ohio State University
Expertise
Teamwork, Survey Development, Simulation & Training

Mike Gittelman

Mike Gittelman
Mike Gittelman, MD, FAAP
University of Cincinnati
Expertise
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician Researcher, Injury Control

Nichole Ammon

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Nichole Ammon, MSEd, LPCC-S
Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Expertise
Mental Health, Integrated Health Care, Interprofessional Education

Richard Hodges

Richard Hodges
Richard Hodges, BA, MPA
Ohio University
Expertise
Public Health Infrastructure, Planning, Emergency Response

Rose Maxwell

Rose Maxwell
Rose Maxwell, PhD
Wright State University
Expertise
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Infant Mortality, Research Design

Sara Dugan

Sara Dugan
Sara Dugan, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS
Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Expertise
Pharmacotherapy of Psychiatric and Neurologic Conditions

APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP

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.