News & Bulletins

The Hilltop Institute periodically posts news items and issues electronic bulletins to disseminate information about Hilltop activities and publications. Below are the three most recent. Go to the News and Bulletin Archive, below, to view previous posts.

Bulletin: The Hilltop Institute’s Predictive Modeling Work Featured in New Podcast

In a recently released podcast, The Hilltop Institute’s Analytics and Research team discuss their work on predictive modeling in Maryland.

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Bulletin: The Hilltop Institute Presents Research at Medicaid Expansion Hearing in Mississippi

Hilltop Principal Data Scientist Morgan Henderson, PhD, and Executive Director Cynthia Woodcock, MBA, presented Hilltop research on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, to the Mississippi House Medicaid Committee. The research—a 2021 economic analysis of Medicaid expansion in Mississippi—was commissioned by the Center for Mississippi Health Policy, a nonprofit, non-partisan organization.

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For media inquiries, contact Marsha Willis.


Bulletin: Hilltop Executive Director Cynthia Woodcock to Retire

Hilltop Executive Director Cynthia Woodcock has announced her retirement from UMBC effective May 1, 2024. Hilltop has been her professional home since 2004, and she has served as Hilltop’s Executive Director since 2013. UMBC Vice Provost Antonio Moreira will lead a national search for Hilltop’s next Executive Director. Alice Middleton, Hilltop’s Deputy Director, will serve as Interim Executive Director after Cynthia retires on May 1 and until her successor is on board.

For media inquiries, please contact Marsha Willis.

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