Alyssa Bosold’s work at Mathematica focuses on supporting health equity, addressing social determinants of health through Medicaid programs and models of care, and improving care for maternal and child health populations. Bosold is interested in building partnerships across sectors and disciplines to address health and well-being.
Currently, Bosold supports technical assistance and learning systems work for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Accountable Health Communities project, which focuses on addressing health-related social needs through community-clinical linkages. She provides one-on-one technical assistance for organizations implementing the model and has co-developed webinars and resources focused on building community systems, strengthening partnerships, and engaging community members. She also serves as a liaison to awardee states implementing the Maternal Opioid Misuse Model, a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation care delivery and payment system reform model to improve care for mothers with opioid use disorder. Previously, she played a key role in two qualitative evaluations funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to understand how health equity is integrated into technical assistance and leadership development initiatives for state Medicaid directors and staff.
Before joining Mathematica in 2019, Bosold held positions with the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, University of Washington SOARING (Studying Older Adults and Researching their Information Needs and Goals) Study, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the Blackfeet Manpower organization. She has published work in the Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, and JMIR Public Health and Surveillance. She has her M.P.H. and a certificate in global women, adolescent, and children’s health from the University of Washington, Seattle.