Amanda DeLandsheer is a public health systems analyst in Altarum’s Health Innovations and Technical Assistance group. She serves as the program coordination lead for the Michigan Caries Prevention Program, Altarum’s Health Care Innovation Award Round 2 project funded by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation to reduce the burden of childhood dental disease in Michigan.
Ms. DeLandsheer is responsible for managing a statewide stakeholder strategy, determining alternative strategies for program implementation statewide, and facilitating their execution in the state. She is currently leading the development of the perinatal oral health tools and strategies within the Michigan Caries Prevention Program efforts.
Before coming to Altarum, Ms. DeLandsheer worked at the Greater Flint Health Coalition on a grassroots-level children’s oral health campaign and as a nutrition educator at a hospital-based wellness facility. She has worked in a substantive capacity on projects covering oral health, children’s health and health policy, nutrition, access to care, obesity, corporate wellness, health communications, adaptive physical activity, and wellness model implementation.
Ms. DeLandsheer holds a master of science degree in health education and a bachelor of science in kinesiology from the University of Michigan.