Emmanuelle St. Jean

As the Health Program Manager, she manages the Healthy Counties Initiative, a public-private partnership that supports and promotes best practices within the areas of health that are counties are involved with, such as public health, county employee health coverage, and direct care delivery services. She also works on issues related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Emmanuelle St. Jean joined the National Association of Counties (NACo) in May 2013. Emmanuelle has several years of health-related experience. Prior to joining NACo, she worked at the National Council on Aging on various health issues related to older adults, including chronic disease self-management, prescription drugs, and health reform. She also provided technical assistance to state and local aging and health agencies. At Pinney Associates, Emmanuelle was a consultant to federal agencies, nonprofits, researchers, and the pharmaceutical industry. In addition to developing, implementing and assessing risk management programs for prescription drugs, Emmanuelle provided strategic counsel to clients and built coalitions around the issues of prescription drug misuse and abuse.

Emmanuelle earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biological Sciences from Barnard College, Columbia University and a Master’s in Public Health, with a concentration in Health Policy and Management, from Emory University.

More from Emmanuelle St. Jean

  • Podcast

    Investing in Your County’s Employee Wellness Program

    Employers across the country are exploring employee wellness programs as a way to improve the health of their employees while mitigating health care costs. What type of employee wellness programs do counties have? What does it take in terms resources to develop a comprehensive program? Have any counties seen a return on their investment?
  • Educational Presentation

    Using Technology to Connect Health Care

    The push to integrated care, particularly for those with serious mental illness, led a comprehensive community provider and more than 30 North Carolina counties to explore their fragmented health care landscapes and transform them by effectively leveraging technology.

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