Program Implementation

Altarum seeks to be a disruptor—fostering population health innovation nationwide. Our success starts with our experts' drive and their deep domain expertise in public health and health care delivery. Let us help you deliver more efficient and impactful programs.

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Emily Ehrlich

Emily Ehrlich  - MPH, PMP

Director, Behavioral Health

Areas of Expertise
  • Practice Transformation
  • Substance Use Disorder Prevention
  • Quality Improvement & Clinical Decision Support

Emily has more than 20 years of experience in health care policy and research, including directing a program funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to educate and train 4,000 primary care and behavioral health providers in depression screening and responsible opioid prescribing. Emily has a master’s degree in health behavior and health education, a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and is a certified Project Management Professional.

Tara Fowler

Tara Fowler  - PhD, MPH, CPH

Director, Healthy Women and Children

Areas of Expertise
  • Applied Research and Analytics
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Qualitative Research

Tara leads a portfolio of work in children’s and women’s health, oral health, and nutrition. She has led a variety of multifaceted quantitative and qualitative research projects that deliver insights to leaders of government health agencies, from the Defense Health Agency to the Health Resources and Services Administration. Her recent work includes an evaluation of a HRSA-funded program implemented in 16 states to improve oral health of low-income pregnant women and infants. Tara holds a PhD in public health from the University of South Florida.