M.P.H., Morehouse School of Medicine
B.A., Spelman College
Tanisa Adimu is a senior research associate at the Georgia Health Policy Center and is a co-leader of the Community Health Systems Development team. Her interests include health care access, health care system delivery reform, and community health program development and implementation.
Adimu has specialized experience in developing, administrating, and evaluating community health interventions designed to improve chronic care management practices and prevention strategies.
At the center, she provides technical assistance to grantees of the Health Resources and Services Administration. In this role, she assists rural grantee agencies with program and partnership development, evaluation design, and sustainability planning. In addition, she supports mature networks and consortia in considering the policy, systems, and environmental implications of their work in order to achieve greater impact.
Adimu also provides technical assistance to selected sites participating in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing. As a community coach for Spreading Community Accelerators through Learning and Evaluation (SCALE), she mentors community collaboratives that are implementing health programs designed to achieve improved health and well-being of people, populations, and the community at large. She is also working on a team established to assist Regional Health Ministries of the Trinity Health in attaining excellence in community benefit practice and population health outcomes.