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Policy Experts

Families USA employs some of the most knowledgeable and experienced policy experts in the health care space.They provide commentary and analysis on a variety of the most pressing issues facing consumers and families, such as expensive prescription drug prices, rising health care costs, access to care and equity. Our experts are sought after for interviews in the national media, testimonies on Capitol Hill and presentations at conferences.

  • Robert Berenson

    Visiting Scholar & Senior Advisor for Value Initiatives

    Area(s): Health Care Value

  • Jen Taylor

    Senior Director of Federal Relations


  • Melissa Burroughs

    Associate Director for Strategic Partnerships

    Area(s): Oral Health

  • Garrett Hall

    Policy Analyst

    Area(s): Medicaid

  • Shyloe Jones

    Senior Manager for Health Equity

    Area(s):Health Equity

  • Lisa Hunter

    Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships


  • Lee Taylor-Penn

    Senior Policy Analyst

    Area(s): Health Equity, Public Health

  • Stan Dorn

    Director of the National Center for Coverage Innovation and Senior Fellow, Families USA

    Area(s): Coverage Innovation

  • Cheryl Fish-Parcham

    Director of Access Initiatives

    Area(s): Medicaid, Oral Health

  • Lisa Shapiro

    Chief of Staff and Director of Children’s Policy

    Area(s): Health Equity, Children

  • Eliot Fishman

    Senior Director of Health Policy

    Area(s): Medicaid, Oral Health, Coverage Innovation

  • Sophia Tripoli

    Director of Health Care Innovations

    Area(s): Health Care Value, Medicaid, Payment/Delivery System Reforms

  • Frederick Isasi

    Executive Director

    Area(s): Coverage Innovation, Health Care Value