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Shamis Mohamoud
Senior Policy Analyst


Shamis Mohamoud, a senior policy analyst at The Hilltop Institute, works with a team of analysts and programmers to provide data analysis and policy research for the Maryland Medicaid program, Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, and other grant-funded research projects.  

Before joining Hilltop, Ms. Mohamoud was a research scientist at Social & Scientific Systems, where she participated in research and evaluation projects, developing data management and analytic SAS programming and contributing to research briefs. Prior to that, Ms. Mohamoud was a principal research analyst with NORC at the University of Chicago, where she participated in a variety of projects for federal agencies such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Office of Minority Health, and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality. She has extensive experience with data collection and management as well as with survey, administrative, electronic health record, and claims data sources. Ms. Mohamoud’s efforts have included collecting and analyzing health-related data; participating in the development and execution of analytic plans, evaluation designs, and survey instruments; performing descriptive and multivariate analyses using linear and logistic regression techniques for client deliverables and peer-reviewed articles; serving as technical assistance liaison to federal and state grantees; and developing briefs, reports, presentations, and proposals.

Ms. Mohamoud earned a master’s degree in economics from the University of Delaware and a bachelor’s degree in literature from Drexel University.