Erin Slifer M.P.H.

Senior Director

B.A., Princeton University; MPH, University of Maryland
410-984-4552
erin@wynnehealth.com

Erin Slifer joined Wynne Health Group in May 2019, following a year-long internship with the firm’s policy team while pursuing her Master of Public Health (MPH) degree.

Prior to joining Wynne Health, Erin served as an intern for Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, where she developed policy analysis experience. Additionally, Erin interned for xG Health Solutions and gained experience with key delivery reforms, including implementation of Affordable Care Act-driven accountable care organizations and bundled payment initiatives.

Erin holds an MPH from the University of Maryland and completed her capstone project on legislative and regulatory developments affecting drug pricing from 2018 to 2019. Erin graduated from Princeton University in 2015 with a B.A. degree in politics. She currently lives in Washington, D.C.

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