A photo of Erica Solway. Erica Solway, PhD, MSW, MPH

Associate Directior, National Poll on Healthy Aging

Manager, Signature Initiatives and Partnerships, University of Michigan Insitiute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation

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Healthy Aging Poll


Dr. Erica Solway is an associate director of the National Poll on Healthy Aging and the manager of Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships at the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation. She previously served as a policy advisor with the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging and as the director of a community-based mental health program for older adults. Erica received her master’s degree in social work and master’s degree in public health as well as a Specialist in Aging certificate from the University of Michigan and doctoral degree in sociology from the University of California, San Francisco.

Keywords: oral health, mental health, social determinants of health, health promotion, tobacco cessation, Medicaid, Medicare