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Shannon Haggitt, M.S.W.
Plan and Partner Manager

Ms. Haggitt joined the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research (CHPR) in October 2018 as the Statewide Health Systems Coordinator for the CA Quits project and transitioned to the Plan and Partner Manager in October 2022. The CA Quits project aims to address health care and Medi-Cal systems change to advance population health and health equity in tobacco treatment. Ms. Haggitt provides technical assistance and facilitates cross-sector collaboration between health systems, Medi-Cal managed care plans, state and local agencies, and community organizations.

Prior to joining CA Quits, Ms. Haggitt worked for three years in tobacco prevention and control within the Tribal Healthcare System in Alaska providing technical assistance, tobacco treatment services, and focusing on healthcare systems change. Her past experience also includes working in behavioral health and clinical settings providing case management and support services.

Shannon earned her B.A. in psychology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and her M.S.W. from the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis.