Samantha Sliwinski, MPH
A skilled researcher with a background in public health, Samantha Sliwinski brings her experience with public health research and policy focused on identifying and addressing the complex health and social needs of vulnerable populations to HMA.
She built her research and analytical skills working at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies and the Center for Children with Special Needs at Tufts Medical Center. She is an adept researcher who has conducted comprehensive literature reviews, conducted and coded qualitative interviews and focus groups, analyzed quantitative data and interpreted study findings.
She first-authored an article published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Clinical Lipidology and contributed to Tufts Medical Center’s publications by critically reviewing other manuscripts within the Department of Pediatrics for grammar, clarity, and adherence to target journal guidelines.
Before joining HMA, she worked in the Health Care Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, where she contributed to the revision of the Community Benefits Guidelines through examination of national reporting practices and analysis of Massachusetts non-profit hospitals’ community health needs assessments and community benefits reports.
Samantha worked as a clinical intern in the Center for Children with Special Needs at Tufts Medical Center, giving her the opportunity to work directly with populations that she was focused on researching. During this time, she examined a variety of issues surrounding pediatric populations and young adults transitioning from pediatric to adult care.
She has a Master of Public Health degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Tufts University. While a student at Tufts, she was a collegiate swimmer, earning the title of National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Scholar All-American twice and Honorable Mention All-American three times.