Maria Schiff

Maria Schiff supports Pew’s efforts to increase the use of evidence-based treatment of substance use disorder in criminal justice settings.

State Prison Partnerships Can Improve Public Health and Safety

By: and - March 19, 2018

  Anamosa State Prison, Anamosa, Iowa. Iowa is one of the states where corrections departments are partnering with health care agencies to make it possible for offenders’ conditions to be treated when they re-enter the community. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images Nearly all people in prison eventually leave, many of them with chronic diseases or […]

New Data Show Slowdown in State and Local Government Health Spending

By: and - February 9, 2015

iStock Maria Schiff, a director at The Pew Charitable Trusts, researches and analyzes state health care spending. Matt McKillop, an officer at The Pew Charitable Trusts, researches and analyzes the fiscal health of states.  For the first time in several years, state and local government health care spending grew relatively slowly in 2013—increasing by 3.2 […]