Amie Shei, Ph.D. joined The Health Foundation in November 2016 as Vice President for Programs. She oversees the grant application process for all of the Foundation’s grantmaking and helps to manage the large, multi-year Synergy Initiative grant projects that the Foundation supports.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Dr. Shei led consulting projects in the areas of healthcare strategy and health economics and outcomes research in the Boston area. She also taught in the Community Health program at Tufts University.
Dr. Shei earned a Ph.D. in Health Policy with a concentration in Evaluative Science and Statistics at Harvard University, which brings added expertise to further the Foundation’s approach to grantmaking. She received several fellowships to support her dissertation research on the health impacts of an anti-poverty program in Brazil, including a Fulbright Fellowship from the U.S. Dept. of State; a Foreign Languages and Area Studies Fellowship from the U.S. Dept. of Education; and a Training Fellowship from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
She also holds a M.S. from the Harvard School of Public Health and a B.A. from Amherst College.