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Melanie Dakwa

Manager, Clinical Programs

Experience: As the manager of Clinical Programs, Melanie drives the engagement of ACHP’s member organizations through collaborative learning and collective research, especially as it relates to health plan performance improvement. Prior to joining ACHP, she worked at a D.C.-based research and evaluation consulting firm, Mirror Group LLC, as a Senior Research and Evaluation Assistant, where her portfolio of work consisted of evaluation, strategy and learning projects in health equity with both national and local philanthropies and nonprofit organizations. As a part of her graduate work, Melanie led a comprehensive study on the quality of life in Black women diagnosed with endometriosis where she also explored their experiences in the health care system and perceptions on resiliency.

Hometown: Montgomery Village, MD

Academia:
MPH in Behavioral, Social, Health Education Sciences, Emory University
Graduate Certificate, Maternal and Child Health, Emory University
B.S. in Exercise Science, Towson University

Did You Know?
Melanie loves to read and is always looking to recommend her personal favorites by word of mouth or on her “bookstagram” @afia.reads

Making Health Care Better

ACHP is the voice of a unique approach in health care today, one that puts the patient at the center with plans and clinical teams collaborating to improve health outcomes and reduce costs. Our advocacy focuses on providing policymakers with tested solutions, rooted in a model that is proven to deliver better value for patients, employers and taxpayers.

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