Department Specialist, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Tom Curtis serves as a Departmental Specialist in the Policy, Planning, and Legislative Services Administration at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). In this role, he is responsible for establishing, administering, and evaluating Michigan’s State Innovation Model (SIM) demonstration project. Tom worked previously as a Senior Quality Analyst with the MDHHS Managed Care Plan Division, where he developed performance improvement partnerships with Medicaid health plans. Before that, Tom served as a project coordinator with the MDHHS Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Control, where he developed and implemented clinical-community linkage initiatives. He holds a Masters of Public Administration degree from Central Michigan University, and is a former health policy fellow with the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation (CHRT).