Joanna Turner is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC). She has over ten years of experience working with federal population surveys and conducts research and analysis to improve the quality and accessibility of federal survey data on health insurance coverage. Prior to joining SHADAC in 2010, she was a statistician at the U.S. Census Bureau working on the topic of health insurance. During her time at the Census Bureau she evaluated the new health insurance question on the American Community Survey as well as working with the Current Population Survey and the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program. Ms. Turner holds a masterís degree in statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.