Nina is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. She is a former federal government director committed to health equity through innovative person-centered policy, public health programming, and evaluation. She has over 15 years of experience working across multiple sectors including government, academia, and community-based non-profits. Nina spent 7 years at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center leading the State and Population Health Group. Her portfolio included over $1 billion dollars of programs evaluating innovative ways to deliver preventive care and improve population for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. During her 9-year tenure at CMS Nina also served as the Deputy Director for the Program Alignment Group in the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office and Acting Director for the CMS Office of Minority Health. Nina holds a DrPH and MPH from the Milken Institute of Public Health at the George Washington University, a BS from the University of Wisconsin Parkside, and a Certificate in Business Administration from Georgetown University.