Office of Minority Health
Madeleine SheaDeputy Director
Madeleine Shea is the Deputy Director of the Office of Minority Health at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Prior to joining the Office of Minority Health at CMS, Dr. Shea was the Director of the Disparities National Coordinating Center for Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations where she led Medicare disparities analytics and the diffusion of evidence based interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in chronic disease, adverse drug events, and preventive health care access. She is an advisor to Maryland’s Medicare Waiver performance measurement planning and the Maryland Women’s Coalition for Health Care Reform. Dr. Shea directed Maryland’s State Health Improvement Process, the State’s framework for health reform where she oversaw the development of performance measures to chart the State’s progress in meeting population health goals and coached statewide local health improvement coalitions to align action to meet local health targets. Dr. Shea has held leadership positions in Baltimore City and the State of Maryland in healthy homes, asthma, HIV/AIDS and chronic disease. She has served on numerous national and state committees, advisory groups, and boards and is a champion of performance measurement, improving social health determinants and advocacy for disadvantaged groups. Dr. Shea’s service career started in the Peace Corps in Liberia. She holds degrees in Economics, Management and Public Policy.