Sam Haun, MPH

Associate Consultant

Sam joined Learning for Action in 2019 with a background in healthcare access programming and evaluation. Her interests include programs that focus on improving health and access to healthcare, particularly those focused on social determinants of health. As an Associate Consultant with LFA, her work includes project management, research, and evaluation on topics ranging from child abuse prevention to state level public policy.

Prior to joining LFA, Sam provided policy research support for the Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Medicaid around the impact of the state’s Medicaid expansion efforts. She also did programmatic work related to academic development in the healthcare professions for organizations in Philadelphia and New Orleans.

In her free time she enjoys board games, hiking, cooking, and trying to get her two cats (Harriet and Bumper) and dog (Boo) to enjoy each other’s company.


  • Bachelor of Science, Sociology, Bryn Mawr College

  • Master of Public Health, Health Policy, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Selected Project Experience

  • Evaluation of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation Fellowship program

  • Evaluation and capacity building for Safe & Sound, a child advocacy program in San Francisco

  • Evaluation and strategic planning for the Public Policy Institute of California