Salom Teshale is a Policy Associate with the Chronic and Vulnerable Populations team at the National Academy for State Health Policy, working on projects related to family caregiving and palliative care. Her Health and Aging Policy fellowship was supported by the National Institute on Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). She received her PhD in Social and Developmental Psychology from Brandeis University, and her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago. Dr. Teshale’s recent research examined strategies middle aged and older adults use to manage resources and maintain well-being, and psychosocial factors related to well-being in adults aging with disability. Her health policy interests include program evaluation, healthy aging initiatives at the state and local level, and quality measurement and improvement.
Administration for Community Living (ACL)/Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)