Melissa Burroughs

Health Action Associate

Melissa Burroughs is a Health Action Associate on Families USA’s Health Action team. She manages relationships, projects, and technical assistance with state advocates who are working on health system transformation issues or who live in the West.

Before joining the Health Action team, Ms. Burroughs was Families USA’s Villers Fellow. Her work focused on consumer advocate engagement in health system transformation and advocacy surrounding Medicaid expansion. 

Ms. Burroughs graduated from Duke University with a BA in public policy, focusing on health and social policies. It was at Duke that she discovered her passion for policy and advocacy work through a research assistant job and summer internship at the Children’s Defense Fund.