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Governor Cuomo Nominates Rockefeller Institute’s Courtney Burke to Lead Agency

Courtney Burke

ALBANY, N.Y. (April 13, 2011) -- Courtney Burke, director of the Health Policy Research Center at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany, has been nominated by Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve as commissioner of the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities. Burke will bring extensive knowledge of health care and government to the position. She has conducted research on health care policy at the Institute for 10 years, focusing primarily on Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), health reform and private insurance coverage.

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