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Dawn M. Aul
Senior Programmer


Dawn Aul is a senior programmer at The Hilltop Institute. She is responsible for providing programming support for staff involved in Medicaid managed care and rate setting. She restructured the nursing home rate setting process on behalf of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Ms. Aul has extensive experience with SAS, SPSS, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Ms. Aul has over 20 years of experience as a SAS programmer. She was previously a research analyst at the University of Maryland at Baltimore, where she carried out investigations of fraud, abuse, and inappropriate prescribing practices for both the Maryland and Pennsylvania Medicaid programs. Prior to that, Ms. Aul was a research associate with the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, which conducted double-blind drug studies on chronic schizophrenia patients.

Ms. Aul graduated cum laude from Salisbury State University with a bachelor's degree in mathematical statistics.