Anne Sunderland is the senior communications officer for CHCF's Improving Access team, which works to improve access to coverage and care for low-income Californians.
Prior to joining CHCF, Anne was communications manager at the Public Health Institute (PHI), a $100 million global research and advocacy organization. Working closely with PHI's senior management, researchers, and project directors, Anne developed and implemented strategic communications initiatives to lift the visibility of PHI's work to key policymakers, funders, and industry leaders.
Anne brings experience in health care financing and delivery, with previous positions as an analyst at Blue Shield of California and a health planner at La Clínica de La Raza, a Bay Area federally qualified health center. She also served as senior editor at the Institute for Global Health at UCSF.
Her writing on health issues has been published by the Institute of Medicine and the San Francisco Chronicle, among other outlets.
Anne holds a bachelor's degree in English from Dartmouth College and a master's degree in public health with a focus in health policy and management from UC Berkeley.