Alina Salganicoff is Vice President and Director of Women’s Health Policy. Widely regarded as an expert on women’s health policy she has written and lectured extensively on health care access and financing for low-income women and children. Her work at the Foundation focuses on health coverage and access to care for women, with an emphasis on challenges facing underserved women throughout their lifespan. Dr. Salganicoff was also an Associate Director of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured and worked on the health program staff of the Pew Charitable Trusts and as a trainer and counselor at CHOICE based in Philadelphia. She has been a member of numerous federal, state and non-profit advisory committees. She was appointed to serve on the IOM Committee on Women’s Health Research and the IOM Committee on Preventive Services for Women. Dr. Salganicoff holds a Ph.D. in Health Policy from The Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. from Penn State.