Sarah Allin MPP

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Sarah Allin, MPP


Master’s in Public Policy, Harvard University’s John .F Kennedy School of Government

Sarah Allin, MPP, is the Center’s new Policy Fellow for Child and Family Health Policy, leading the Duke-Margolis work with North Carolina Integrated Care for Kids (NC InCK), where she also serves as the program’s Managing Director. Sarah’s passion for promoting child and family well-being grounds her research interests in strengthening public sector services for children, especially those insured by Medicaid and CHIP and those engaged with the child welfare system.

Sarah comes to the Center from within Duke Health, where she led the design and launch of the NC InCK model for 95,000 Medicaid and CHIP insured children in five North Carolina counties under a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation Award to Duke University School of Medicine. Prior to Duke, Sarah served as the Assistant Director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Government Performance Lab, where she managed teams providing assistance to state child welfare and Medicaid agencies. Sarah also has extensive experience supporting state participation in Social Impact Bonds and Pay for Success Projects and served as the lead support of South Carolina’s Nurse Family Partnership Pay for Success Project.

Sarah holds a Master’s in Public Policy degree from Harvard University’s John .F Kennedy School of Government, where she was a Gleitsman Fellow for Social Change and the Editor-in-Chief of the Kennedy School Review.