Erika G. Martin, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Policy at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy and an Institute Fellow at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, University at Albany-State University of New York. Dr. Martin has examined the fairness and flexibility of the federal allocation formula for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, interstate variation in state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, and the budget impact of expanded HIV screening on government testing, discretionary, and entitlement programs. She is currently researching the effects of the recently repealed ban on federal funding for syringe exchange programs, and has previously analyzed tobacco harm reduction products. In addition to her research in HIV and substance abuse policy, Dr. Martin is actively involved in various projects that examine the public health effects of state vaccination laws, and how media influences public policy and public health practice. Dr. Martin received her BA from Brown University, her MPH in epidemiology from the University of Michigan, and her PhD in health policy and administration from Yale University.