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Denise Sulzbach
NameDenise Sulzbach CV
Title:Director, Policy and Strategic Development
Phone:410-706-3364
E-Mail:dsulzbach@ssw.umaryland.edu
Expertise:Care Management Entity Implementation, System of Care Training & Technical Assistance, Writing & Policy Analysis (e.g.: grants, regulations, policy briefs, white papers, MOUs), Strategic Planning, MD CARES, Rural CARES, CHIPRA, and 1915c Demonstration Waiver.
Bio: Ms. Sulzbach is the Director of Policy and Strategic Development at The Institute. In her current role, Ms. Sulzbach assists Maryland’s child- and family-serving agencies, along with other states, local communities, and programs build system and service capacity through policy, legal and fiscal analysis, planning and implementation of cross-system, data-driven projects, and drafting of Medicaid State Plan Amendments, regulations, multi-agency agreements and funding proposals. Previously, Ms. Sulzbach served Maryland in several high-level, Governor-appointed positions including Deputy Secretary for Administration at the Department of Juvenile Services and Director of Systems of Care and Interagency Policy at the Governor’s Office for Children. She also worked for several years as a prosecutor specializing in child abuse and sexual assault, juvenile law, and drug courts. Ms. Sulzbach graduated from Fairfield University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore and was admitted to the Maryland State Bar.