Maria is a health policy consultant with an extensive background in formulating, communicating, and evaluating program policy. She has advised and assisted the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Previously, she served as a Lead Analyst for SRA International, and has worked with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, and the Health Care Advisory Board. She has an M.G. A. from the Fels Center for Government of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania. Maria is a TTF Streamkeeper!