Ford is a health policy analyst for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the US Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to her work at CMS, she conducted health services research at Northwestern University.

Ford earned a master’s degree with a concentration in health policy and administration from the University of Illinois School of Public Health in 2004.  She is a 2001 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a BA in anthropology and preprofessional studies.

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Upcoming Events


February 23 to February 24
2018 Human Development Conference
Conferences/Workshops, Undergraduate Programs
Abigail Midlige, Tommy Emmet
February 23
The Curious Case of Political Liberalization: A Step to Democratization or an Authoritarian Survival Strategy?
Working Groups, Comparative Politics Workshop
M. Tahir Kilavuz


February 26
Diálogo: Journalism, Violence, and Freedom of Speech in Mexico
Working Groups, Latin American History Working Group, Mexico Working Group
Katherine Corcoran, Gema Santamaría
February 26
Deadline: Experiencing the World (ETW) Fellowships
Deadlines, Undergraduate Programs
February 26
Deadline: Doctoral Research Grants