Haley Samuel-Jakubos was a research analyst in the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Her research spans across a range of topics, including health care payment and delivery system reform at the federal and state levels, health information technology, and access to care. Before joining Urban, Samuel-Jakubos interned with the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and assisted with tracking various health policy issues. Additionally, she served as a certified application counselor helping uninsured individuals in North Carolina gain health coverage during the open-enrollment period. She graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BSPH in health policy and management.