Asmaa Albaroudi, MSG, is a doctoral student in the Department of Health Policy and Management at University of Maryland-College Park's School of Public Health. Ms. Albaroudi received a MS in Gerontology from the University of Southern California. Her research centers on long-term care, with a specific focus on workforce challenges as well as financing long-term services and supports.
She worked as the Manager of Quality and Policy Initiatives at the National PACE Association for five years where she provided research and analysis on federal and state regulations. She has also led a range of projects, including examining the role of options counselors, assessing PACE workforce needs, designing PACE pilots, increasing access to PACE services for Medicare-only beneficiaries, and integrating behavioral health care in PACE.