Policy Development Manager

Marilyn Cabrera, MPH

Marilyn Cabrera is a Policy Development Manager at TFAH. One of her primary assignments is working on the Promoting Health and Cost Control in States (PHACCS) project. The PHACCS project seeks to promote the adoption and implementation of effective, evidence-based state public health policies outside the healthcare sector that will have a positive impact on residents’ well-being. Cabrera holds a Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, with a concentration in social determinants of health and disparities. She served as a Congressional health policy intern with the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP). Other prior experiences include serving as an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellow at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, where she worked on issues related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, advancing Latino health, and achieving health equity. She also served as a government relations intern at the American Public Health Association. A native Californian, Ms. Cabrera earned a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley.