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Margo L. RosenbachMargo L. Rosenbach
Vice President; Director, Cambridge Health Research, Health Research Division

Margo Rosenbach is director of Mathematica's office in Cambridge, MA. She is also area leader of the firm's work related to state health policy and disease control and prevention programs.

Rosenbach’s research interests include evaluation of community-based interventions to reduce health disparities and improve public health and well-being. Currently, she directs a national evaluation of text4baby, a text messaging program to promote maternal and child health. In addition, she is leading a project to provide technical assistance and analytic support to states on the collection, reporting, and use of the initial core set of children’s health care quality measures.

Previously, she directed a national evaluation of the Children’s Health Insurance Program and was the principal investigator on an evaluation of the national Healthy Start program, an initiative to eliminate disparities in infant mortality. Her experience includes developing indicators to measure program performance and analyzing access, quality, beneficiary satisfaction, and utilization.


Rosenbach publishes widely and is the author of articles, book chapters, and a book on access to care for low-income children. A regular contributor to peer-reviewed journals, she has published studies related to children’s health insurance coverage, Medicaid and Medicare managed care, mental health and substance abuse policy, and physician reimbursement and practice patterns.


Before joining Mathematica in 1997, Rosenbach was executive vice president of Health Economics Research, Inc. in Waltham, MA. She has a Ph.D. in health policy from Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management.

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Staff Profile

  • Areas of Expertise
  • Key Projects
  • Professional Activities
  • Publications
  • Evaluation of community-based interventions to reduce health disparities and improve public health and well-being
  • Development of indicators to measure program performance and analysis of outcomes related to access, utilization, quality, and beneficiary satisfaction
  • Member, numerous advisory committees and expert panels on child health issues