Janel comes to Sellers Dorsey with a background in research and policy. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a minor in Human Services from Elizabethtown College and recently completed her Master’s of Public Policy. While completing her Master’s, Janel interned with Sellers Dorsey where she helped support the firm’s work with the Pennsylvania Commonwealth. Her previous internships included work in community organizations and the Harrisburg School District to support children from underprivileged backgrounds. Janel has also written white papers that underscore the impact of innovative programs on complex populations in addition to delivering ongoing reporting on recent developments across the value-based care landscape.
Janel contributes to the management of client and firm related projects, research, analysis, and deliverable preparation. With experience in Medicaid quality improvement Janel focuses on analyzing and reporting on all aspects of work that center on increasing access to care, ensuring quality care, and streamlining delivery of services for vulnerable populations. In this capacity, Janel supports quality and metric development, value-based program design and build, and operations. This includes overseeing measure specifications and updates, creating measure technical guides, and maintaining scoring methodologies. Her understanding of NCQA and other organization-based measure development enables her to support meaningful measure selection, determine benchmarking, and recommend prioritized approaches to meet performance expectations.