Skip to main content.

Alina Salganicoff

Expert Profile

Alina Salganicoff

Vice President; Director, Women's Health Policy and
Kaiser Family Foundation
women's health, HPV vaccine, medicaid, access to care


Alina Salganicoff, Ph.D., is Vice President and Director of Women's Health Policy and for the Kaiser Family Foundation. Her work focuses on health policy issues of importance to women, with an emphasis on health care financing, coverage, and access to care for underserved women. She also directs the Foundation's project, an online educational resource for students and faculty in health policy. Before directing the Foundation's work in women's health policy, Dr. Salganicoff as an Associate Director of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. Dr. Salganicoff has written numerous book chapters, journal articles, and reports on health care access and financing for low-income women and children. She also serves as a member of many different national, state and Federal advisory committees on women's health. Before working at the Kaiser Foundation, she has was a Research Associate at Johns Hopkins University, on the health program staff of the Pew Charitable Trusts, and a trainer and counselor for CHOICE, a Philadelphia-based, reproductive health care advocacy organization. Dr. Salganicoff completed her undergraduate degree at Pennsylvania State University and holds a Ph.D. in Health Policy from The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. Dr. Salganicoff was born in Argentina and is also fluent in Spanish.

2400 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park  California  94025
United States
Office Phone: 
(650) 854-9400
Office Fax: 
(650) 854-4800


The Center for Health Journalism’s 2023 National Fellowship will provide $2,000 to $10,000 reporting grants, five months of mentoring from a veteran journalist, and a week of intensive training at USC Annenberg in Los Angeles from July 16-20. Click here for more information and the application form, due May 5.

The Center for Health Journalism’s 2023 Symposium on Domestic Violence provides reporters with a roadmap for covering this public health epidemic with nuance and sensitivity. The next session will be offered virtually on Friday, March 31. Journalists attending the symposium will be eligible to apply for a reporting grant of $2,000 to $10,000 from our Domestic Violence Impact Reporting Fund. Find more info here!


Follow Us



CHJ Icon