Amy Lischko is a Pioneer senior fellow and an Associate Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Amy has over fifteen years of experience working for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in senior-level management positions. Amy has a doctorate degree in health services research from Boston University and extensive experience in health services research and policy analysis. Amy was the principal investigator on the Commonwealth’s grants to evaluate options for expanding health insurance coverage and was one of the key authors of the adminstration’s healthcare reform proposal. Since leaving state government in 2007, Amy has provided consulting services to AcademyHealth, Mathematica Policy Research, the National Governor’s Association, and individual states including Rhode Island, West Virginia, Minnesota, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Washington state. She is the recipient of several grants to evaluate access to insurance and costs of the healthcare system. Amy’s research interests include bridging the gap between research and policy and making academic research more accessible to policymakers.