Policy Implementation Archives - MMHPI - Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

November 14, 2022

Sulamita Camargo

Sulamita has over 13 years of experience in medical billing, finance, and project management, focusing on mental health operations for the past 10 years. She has a passion for supporting providers looking for customized solutions…

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November 8, 2022

Nicholas Almanza

Nick has over 24 years of experience as a writer/editor and communications professional. For the past 12 years, he has focused on donor-centric and fundraising communications, and his materials have helped generate over $300 million…

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September 2, 2022

Hillary Mai Dang

Hillary has five years of experience in management and two years of experience in project management in both outpatient and inpatient healthcare settings. Prior to joining the Meadows Institute, Hillary was a patient care technician…

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August 16, 2022

David Reyna

David Reyna, BA, studied at Texas State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with a minor in writing. During his time at Texas State University, he helped develop research proposals,…

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August 16, 2022

Jennifer DeShaw, JD

Jennifer has six years of experience working closely with the Texas Legislature. She has a strong background in health and human services policy focused on children’s mental health, economic stability programs, and health systems as…

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August 11, 2022

Lucy Blevins

Prior to joining the Meadows Institute, Lucy worked at the Texas Health and Human ServicesCommission (HHSC) supporting program areas and executive leadership in research on social determinants of health, legislative analysis, and stakeholder engagement. Throughout…

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May 11, 2022

Clare McNutt

Clare, a Physician Assistant, began her healthcare journey in 2009 in Emergency Medicine. It was in the emergency department she discovered her passion for working with individuals struggling with physical as well as mental illness….

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April 7, 2022

Leah Joiner

Leah has over eight years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Most recently, she served for over six years as the Policy and Advocacy Associate for Healthy Futures of Texas’ advocacy project, the Texas Women’s…

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February 10, 2022

Stephen Strakowski, MD

Stephen M. Strakowski, MD, is Vice Dean of Research and Associate Vice President, Regional Mental Health at the Dell Medical School, University of Texas in Austin. He is also Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Educational…

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