Tanner AliffHealth Care Policy Manager
Tanner Aliff is the Healthcare Policy Manager at the Cicero Institute. Before joining Cicero, he worked as a Research Fellow for the Office of Congressman Mark Green and a Constant Observer at Providence Health. Tanner has also assisted in the research endeavors of both the Heritage Foundation’s Domestic Policy Studies and the Charles Koch Institute. As an undergraduate, he presented research on incongruent stimuli at the Western Psychology Association Spring (WPA) Summit and received the WPA International Undergrad Studies Award for his research on cognitive interference with Nepali nationals. Tanner's psychological research on cognitive interference, incongruent stimuli, attention, daydreaming, and memory has been featured by the Western Psychology Association and Psychonomic Society. Upon graduating, Tanner was accepted into the prestigious John Jay Institute where he received a robust education in classical liberalism and political theory and became a member of the American Enterprise Institute's Leadership Network (inaugural Millennial Cohort). His commentary on healthcare and popular culture have been featured in Forbes, City Journal, Washington Times, Washington Examiner, Daily Signal, Register-Guard, Carolina Journal, America's Future, and Bend Bulletin. Tanner received a B.S in cognitive neuroscience and a BA in political science from George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon.
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