Emilia Dunham

Emilia Dunham is the Manager of Special Projects at the Office of Behavioral Health at MassHealth (the Massachusetts Office of Medicaid), where she leads efforts to support services and care coordination for homeless and justice-involved populations.

Emilia Dunham was formerly the Project Manager at The Fenway Institute for the LifeSkills study, a multi-site NIMH-funded randomized control trial testing the efficacy of an HIV risk reduction intervention with transgender woman. Her prior work at The Fenway Institute included work in HIV prevention clinical trials and with The Network for LGBT Health Equity. She led policy recommendations for the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth, the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, and the Project VOICE trans health needs assessment.

Ms. Dunham earned a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Public Policy from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She received a Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University in Sociology where she was involved in LGBTQ initiatives including a successful gender-neutral housing program.