is a Research Professor at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy’s Center for Children and Families.
Tricia Brooks, MBA, is a Research Professor at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy’s Center for Children and Families (CCF), a nonpartisan policy and research center whose mission is to expand and improve health coverage for children and families. At CCF, Ms. Brooks focuses on eligibility, enrollment, program administration, and the quality of health care relating to Medicaid and CHIP coverage for children and families. Prior to joining CCF, she served as the founding chief executive officer of New Hampshire Healthy Kids, a legislatively-created non-profit corporation that administered the state’s CHIP program and managed the Medicaid and CHIP consumer assistance hub. Ms. Brooks was appointed for a second term by the Comptroller General to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), an independent commission that advises Congress on issues affecting Medicaid and CHIP. She has also served as faculty or as a technical advisory group member on a variety of initiatives associated with advancing Medicaid and CHIP coverage for children and low-income families at the national level. Ms. Brooks holds a Master of Business Administration from Suffolk University and is a 15-year veteran at CCF.