Anne Dwyer is an Associate Research Professor of the Practice at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy’s Center for Children and Families (CCF). Her research and policy work focuses on Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) including issues related to behavioral health.
Prior to joining CCF, Anne served as Senior Health Counsel for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee leading the Medicaid, CHIP, and women’s health portfolio. During her time with the committee, she was directly involved in major health legislation including reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program, passage of the American Rescue Plan, and multiple year-end bills advancing Medicaid and children’s health.
Anne has received numerous awards for her work including the “Exceptional Congressional Staffer Award” from the National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors, the “Hill Health Care Hero Staff Award” from the National Association of Community Health Centers, and being named an “Emerging Health Care Leader” by Politico in 2016. She is also a former Winston Health Policy Fellow.
Anne holds a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School and a Masters of Public Health from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.