Cheryl has over 30 years of experience as a clinician and a researcher in health policy, focusing on a variety of areas including cost, access and quality of care. In addition to being a pharmacist, she went on to get a MBA and PhD. Her research work has focused on developing and validating healthcare quality measures across different types of care. She has worked at a number of the large research organizations that work with Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurers. But her most important work has been helping people steer their way through the health care system.