Karina Wagnerman is a Senior Health Policy Analyst at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy’s Center for Children and Families (CCF). Karina's current work focuses on Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program and young children's development. She is particularly interested in Medicaid data and alternative Medicaid expansions through Section 1115 waivers. Prior to CCF, Karina was a Research Analyst at Mathematica Policy Research, working on a mix of CMS research and data analysis projects. Before her time at Mathematica, Karina worked at CCF as the Executive Policy and Communications Assistant. Karina studied political science and economics at Wellesley College and earned a Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University.