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.

Linnea Sallack

Linnea Sallack  - MPH, RD

Director, Healthy Women and Children

Areas of Expertise
  • Food and Nutrition Programs
  • Program Implementation
  • Nutrition Behaviors

Linnea is a former WIC program director of California, and has since dedicated her career to helping federal, state, and local nutrition and food assistance agencies develop and implement strategies that strengthen their programs. She is a registered dietitian and holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of California at Berkeley.