Lauren Vandam is a program associate with CHCF’s Improving Access team, which works to improve access to coverage and care for low-income Californians. As such, Lauren manages the grants administration function for the team and provides administrative support to the team and other members of the CHCF staff.
Prior to joining CHCF, Lauren worked for Lafayette Physical Therapy, where she managed the daily functions of the front office. She oversaw patient check-in, scheduling, and insurance authorizations/verifications. She coordinated and maintained physical therapists, Pilates instructors, and massage therapist schedules, along with supervising the patient services representative. Lauren earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Saint Mary’s College of California.