Christpher Koller

Christopher F. Koller (Chair)

President
The Milbank Memorial Fund

Christopher F. Koller is president of the Milbank Memorial Fund. The Fund is a 112 year operating foundation that improves population health by connecting leaders with the best information and experience. Before joining the Fund, he served the state of Rhode Island as the country’s first health insurance commissioner, an appointment he held from March… Read More

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Cynthia H. Woodcock

Executive Director
The Hilltop Institute

Cynthia Woodcock, MBA, is The Hilltop Institute’s executive director. She provides leadership in pursuit of Hilltop’s mission to advance the health and wellbeing of people and communities through research and analytics. She shapes organizational vision and values and oversees strategy development, operations, and management. Under her leadership, Hilltop has expanded and solidified its role as… Read More

Georges Benjamin

Georges C. Benjamin, MD

Executive Director
American Public Health Association

Georges C. Benjamin, MD, is the executive director of the American Public Health Association (APHA), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of public health professionals. From 1999 to 2002, he was the secretary of the Maryland Department of Health, following four years as its deputy secretary for public health services. For the last 20 years he… Read More

Dana Bradley, PhD

Dean
The Erickson School

Dana Bradley, PhD, is dean of The Erickson School at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). She leads existing and new projects and initiatives that position the school as a national model for promoting developmental, strength-based models of service and care for elders through its integrative curricula, research collaborations, thought leadership, and community engagement.… Read More

Navid Farzad

Navid Farzad, CPA

Partner
Morgan Noble Healthcare Partners

Navid Farzad, CPA, is a partner with Morgan Noble Healthcare Partners, a private investment firm based in Washington, DC. Morgan Noble is focused on investing in companies that are challenging the status quo and determined to transform the delivery of health care. In addition, Navid is chief strategy officer and serves on the board of… Read More

Len Fishman

Len Fishman, JD

Director
Gerontology Institute at University of Massachusetts Boston

Len Fishman, JD, is director of the Gerontology Institute at UMass Boston—the research, policy, and public service arm of one of the oldest and largest aging studies programs in the world. The Institute conducts research, analyzes policy, and provides education to policymakers and the general public about social, economic, and health care issues concerning older… Read More

Jon Mark Hirshon

Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, PhD, MPH

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, PhD, MPH, is dedicated to improving access to high-quality acute care in the United States and in every country across the globe. He is a professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is the… Read More

Genevieve Kenney

Genevieve M. Kenney, PhD

Vice President and Senior Fellow, Health Policy
Urban Institute

Genevieve M. Kenney, PhD, is a senior fellow and vice president for health policy at the Urban Institute. She has conducted policy research for more than 25 years and is a nationally renowned expert on Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and broader health insurance coverage and health issues facing low-income children and families.… Read More

Steve Larsen

Steven B. Larsen, JD

Executive Vice President of Government Solutions (2012-2017)
Optum, Inc.

Steven B. Larsen, JD, was executive vice president of Government Solutions at Optum Inc. from 2012 to 2017. Prior to Optum, he was deputy administrator and director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Throughout his career, Steve also served in many capacities… Read More

Karen Minyard

Karen Minyard, PhD

CEO, Department of Public Management and Policy
Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University

Karen Minyard, PhD, has been CEO of the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) since 2001 and is also a research professor with Georgia State University’s Department of Public Management and Policy. Karen connects the research, policy, and programmatic work of the center across issue areas including population health, health philanthropy, public and private health insurance… Read More

Susan Sterett

Susan M. Sterett, PhD

Professor and Director, School of Public Policy
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Susan M. Sterett, PhD, is professor and director of the School of Public Policy at UMBC. She was previously a professor in the Center for Public Administration and Policy and director of the Metropolitan Institute at Virginia Tech. Prior to that, Susan was the program director for law and social sciences at the National Science… Read More