Lynne Page Snyder, Ph.D., MPH, is a Senior Research Scientist in the Health Care Department at NORC. She has over two decades of experience in health policy analysis, training and technical assistance, qualitative research, evaluation, and the translation of complex technical analyses into plain English reports, testimony, and presentations. Her areas of expertise include aging and human services, long-term services and supports, health care finance, health disparities, and the social determinants of health.
Since October 2013, Snyder has served as task lead for qualitative evaluation and reporting for NORC's four year, mixed methods evaluation of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation Round One Health Care Innovation Awardees in the Complex/High-Risk Patient Targeting portfolio. More recently, she is serving as task lead for reporting for NORC's Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model Evaluation, under contract to the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, and project manager for a technical assistance contract to state Medicaid agencies (Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program), under contract to the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services.
Prior to her work with NORC, Snyder advised on housing-related safety and health issues with nonprofit subcontractors to the U.S. Department of Energy's Low-income Weatherization Assistance Program and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (USDHHS) Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (2005-2013). She created and delivered training and technical assistance on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aging in place, long-term services and supports, and social determinants of health as an expert advisor to state agencies and community-based organizations. She developed proposals to fund healthy homes demonstrations, wrote legislative testimony and policy analyses, and led the development, analytic work, reporting, and dissemination for projects funded by AARP, the District of Columbia, the Health Impact Project, the National Center for Healthy Housing, and USDDHS. In addition, Snyder worked at the Institute of Medicine (2000-2004), as professional staff to the Committee on the Consequences of Uninsurance, writing or editing six book-length monographs and issue briefs; and as a public historian for USDHHS (1993-2000), where she developed and produced a broad range of reports, briefing materials, speeches, exhibits, and publications documenting federal involvement in population health.
Snyder has published on the history of federal public health programs and policies, environmental and occupational health science, fuel poverty and healthy housing, and delivery system reform in the United States.