Leigh Cobb | Immediate Past Chair

Leigh Cobb is the former health policy director for Advocates for Children and Youth (ACY), Maryland’s statewide child advocacy organization. Her efforts at ACY involved removing barriers to enrollment, increasing access to oral health care and improving birth outcomes, as well as implementation of the Affordable Care Act. She was a member of the original Dental Action Committee and has been an active member of MDAC's Advocacy and Legislative Committee. Leigh has experience with health reform efforts in Colorado as well as Maryland, and serves on the steering committee of the Maryland Women's Coalition for Health Care Reform. Now working a consultant, she is examining opportunities to improve population health through coordination of community efforts.