Adrianna is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Politics in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She studies the politics of health reform and strategies to improve take-up and retention of subsidized health insurance and other social programs. She teaches a class on political analysis and strategy for U.S. health policy. 

Dr. McIntyre graduated with a PhD from the political analysis track of Harvard University's interdisciplinary health policy program in May 2021. She also holds a Master in Public Health and a Master in Public Policy from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. From June 2015 to June 2016, she was a David A. Winston Health Policy Fellow in Washington, DC.

Dr. McIntyre has written about health policy for a variety of outlets, including The Incidental Economist (where she is managing editor), Vox (where she interned during the summer of 2014), and Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.

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