Alex Mays is the senior national program director at Healthy Schools Campaign, a Chicago based nonprofit with a mission to advocate for policies and programs that allow all students and staff to learn and work in a healthy school environment. Currently, Mays leads Healthy Schools Campaign’s work to increase access to school health services through Medicaid reimbursement and works with states and school districts across the country working to expand their school Medicaid programs. She also oversees Healthy Schools Campaign’s efforts to support student health and school wellness through implementation of the nation’s K-12 education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Mays received her bachelor of arts in neuroscience from Pomona College and her master of health science from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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