Monica Trevino, MA

Monica Trevino, MA

Director of Center for Social Enterprise

Ms. Trevino has over 20 years of experience advocating for better health care for the poor, including firsthand experience as a Medicaid beneficiary, Community Health Worker, and Medicaid administrator. She has expertise in healthcare quality measurement from project planning and design to data collection, analysis, and reporting. Ms. Trevino has experience working in the Medicaid quality improvement space, including development, implementation, and tracking of performance measures for traditional Medicaid and the Healthy Michigan Plan (Medicaid expansion). She also conceptualized and coordinated the Medicaid Health Equity Project, a project that identified racial/ethnic disparities in care received by Medicaid beneficiaries in Michigan.  Her team’s current work focuses on; helping clients develop effective, sustainable ways to address social determinants of health; teaching caregivers/advocates to use technology to connect Medicaid beneficiaries with eligibility, enrollment, and claims information; validating the completeness and accuracy of health information used provider offices and ensuring the data transmitted contributes to providers’ ability to deliver high quality care.

She earned her master’s degree in anthropology from Western Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Michigan. She expects to complete her doctorate in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences from Western Michigan University in 2020.