Senior Lecturer on Health Policy
Associate Dean for Educational Programs
Nancy Turnbull is Associate Dean for Educational Programs and a senior lecturer in health policy at the Harvard School of Public Health. She is also the director of the two-year master’s program in health policy and management. Her research interests include health insurance, insurance regulation, and expanding health care coverage.
Nancy has been an active participant in the passage and implementation of the health reform law in Massachusetts, including currently serving as the consumer representative on the board of the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, the state’s insurance exchange, which has implemented many parts of the law.
Earlier in her career, Nancy was the First Deputy Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Health Policy at the Massachusetts Division of Insurance.
Nancy is on the board of a number of health care organizations, including Commonwealth Care Alliance, a consumer-governed organization that provides integrated medical care and social support to low-income frail elders and other individuals with complex special needs.