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Lauren Adams, M.A.,

Director of Communications and Public Relations - AcademyHealth

Lauren Adams, M.A., is director of communications and public relations at AcademyHealth, where she oversees pu... Read Bio

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Salome Aringo, M.B.A.

Director of Finance - AcademyHealth

Working under the supervision of the CFO, Ms. Aringo oversees AcademyHealth’s financial accounting and reporti... Read Bio

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Amanda Brodt, M.P.P

Senior Manager - AcademyHealth

Amanda Brodt is a Senior Manager at AcademyHealth working on a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (P... Read Bio

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Edward Brown

Manager, Graphic Design and Art Direction - AcademyHealth

Mr. Brown is Manager, Graphic Design and Art Direction at AcademyHealth, with more than 16 years experience in... Read Bio

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Gennice T. Carter

Director, Meeting Operations - AcademyHealth

Gennice Carter joined AcademyHealth in January 2000 and is the Director, Meeting Operations, and has more than... Read Bio

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Dominic Catalfamo

Interest Group Program Manager

Dominic Catalfamo is the Interest Group Program Manager for AcademyHealth. Read Bio

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Megan Collado, M.P.H.

Senior Manager - AcademyHealth

Megan Collado is a senior manager at AcademyHealth, where she co-directs and supports a number of Robert Wood ... Read Bio

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Rachel Dungan, M.S.S.P.

Senior Manager - AcademyHealth

As Senior Manager, Rachel develops and applies strategies for translating and disseminating public health syst... Read Bio

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Margo Edmunds, Ph.D.

Vice President, Evidence Generation and Translation - AcademyHealth

As Vice President for Evidence Generation and Translation, Dr. Margo Edmunds leads AcademyHealth's portfolios ... Read Bio

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Deborah L. Edwards, M.A.

Vice President of Operations and CFO - AcademyHealth

Ms. Edwards joined AcademyHealth (previously Alpha Center) in May 1997. She is responsible for directing the f... Read Bio

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Bemnet Faris

Program Assistant - AcademyHealth

Bemnet Faris is the program assistant for the communications team at AcademyHealth. She assists in the promoti... Read Bio

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Sandy Fried, M.A.

Conferences Manager - AcademyHealth

Sandy Fried joined AcademyHealth in October 2015 and is the Conferences Manager on the conference team. In thi... Read Bio

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Ashley Garyn

Program Coordinator - AcademyHealth

Ashley Garyn is a Program Coordinator at AcademyHealth. Her responsibilities include managing logistics, produ... Read Bio

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Shruti Gautam

Health Policy Intern - AcademyHealth

Shruti Gautam is a Health Policy Intern at AcademyHealth. She assists in the outreach, maintenance, and market... Read Bio

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Lauren Gerlach, M.P.P.

Senior Manager - AcademyHealth

Lauren Gerlach is a senior manager at AcademyHealth, where she supports the work of the Translation and Dissem... Read Bio

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Michael E. Gluck, Ph.D., M.P.P

Senior Director, Evidence Generation and Translation - AcademyHealth

Dr. Michael Gluck has over 25 years’ experience working with researchers, analysts, other experts, policymaker... Read Bio

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Stacy L. Halbert

Director of Information Technology - AcademyHealth

Stacy Halbert is currently the Director of Information Technology at AcademyHealth. He is the lead engineer, d... Read Bio

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Amy Hammer, M.A., M.P.A.

Senior Director of Conferences - AcademyHealth

Amy Hammer joined AcademyHealth in February 2013 and is the Director of Conferences. She is responsible for th... Read Bio

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Lindsey Horan, M.A.

Senior Manager, Advocacy - AcademyHealth

Lindsey Horan is AcademyHealth’s senior manager for advocacy, helping to execute the organization’s grassroots... Read Bio

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Tracie Howard, CMP

Meetings Manager - AcademyHealth

Tracie Howard joined AcademyHealth in September 1999. As a Meetings Manager in the Educational Conferences and... Read Bio

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Tiffine Hutchins

Senior Membership Coordinator - AcademyHealth

Tiffine Hutchins joined AcademyHealth in March 2009 as a coordinator for the membership department. Read Bio

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Tamara Infante

Conferences Associate - AcademyHealth

Tamara Infante is an associate supporting the conferences team. She provides logistical and planning support f... Read Bio

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Beth Johnson, M.P.H.

Senior Manager - AcademyHealth

Beth Johnson, M.P.H. is a senior manager for the Research and Education in HSR team, managing a portfolio of p... Read Bio

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Kyu Kang

Research Assistant - AcademyHealth

Kyu Kang joined AcademyHealth as a Research Assistant in November 2015. She works primarily to provide substan... Read Bio

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Stephanie Kennedy

Research Associate - AcademyHealth

Stephanie Kennedy, who joined AcademyHealth in 2014, is a Research Associate for State Policy and Technical As... Read Bio

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Laura Keys

Office Assistant - AcademyHealth

Laura M. Keys is the Office Assistant at AcademyHealth and the welcoming face into the AcademyHealth office. H... Read Bio

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Marya Khan, M.P.H.

Senior Associate - AcademyHealth

Marya Khan is a Senior Associate at AcademyHealth. She is responsible for conducting analyses and managing pro... Read Bio

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Tamika King, M.B.A.

Grants Manager - AcademyHealth

Originally from Chicago, Illinois Tamika began her career in Grants and Contracts at the Rehabilitation Instit... Read Bio

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Liz Koechlein, M.P.P.

Research Associate - AcademyHealth

Liz Koechlein is a Research Associate at AcademyHealth, and is responsible for outreach, maintenance, and mark... Read Bio

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Grace Kranstover

Program Coordinator - AcademyHealth

Grace Kranstover is a Program Coordinator at AcademyHealth supporting the President and CEO, and the Vice Pres... Read Bio

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Steve Robert Makkar, Ph.D.

Senior Scholar in Residence - AcademyHealth

Dr. Steve Robert Makkar comes to AcademyHealth from the Centre for Informing Policy in Health with Evidence fr... Read Bio

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Enrique Martinez-Vidal, M.P.P.

Vice President, State Policy and Technical Assistance - AcademyHealth

Enrique Martinez-Vidal is vice president for State Policy and Technical Assistance at AcademyHealth. He is cur... Read Bio

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Zenneia McLendon

Digital Strategy Associate - AcademyHealth

Zenneia McLendon is the Digital Strategy Associate at AcademyHealth operating within the communications depart... Read Bio

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Sandy McNeil

Senior Manager - AcademyHealth

Sandy McNeil joined AcademyHealth in November 2010. As senior manager in the conferences department, Ms. McNei... Read Bio

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David Padgham

Senior Associate - AcademyHealth

David Padgham is a senior associate at AcademyHealth and managing editor for eGEMs, the EDM Forum’s peer-revie... Read Bio

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Treva Pierre

Senior Office Operations Manager - AcademyHealth

Treva Pierre joined AcademyHealth in February 2002. She has more than five years of administrative experience. Read Bio

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Peter Plourd, M.B.A.

Senior Director, Information Technology - AcademyHealth

Peter is the Academy’s Senior Director of Information Technology. His responsibilities include overseeing the ... Read Bio

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Teasha Powell, M.S.

Human Resources Director - AcademyHealth

Teasha Powell joined AcademyHealth in August 2006 and is the Human Resources Director. With over nine years of... Read Bio

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Alison Rein, M.S.

Senior Director, Evidence Generation and Translation - AcademyHealth

Ms. Rein is a Senior Director for Evidence Generation and Translation at AcademyHealth, where she directs seve... Read Bio

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Danielle Robbio

Research Associate - AcademyHealth

Danielle Robbio works to support AcademyHealth's public health initiatives, which focus on bridging the gap be... Read Bio

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Clare Roche

Student Membership and Chapter Coordinator - AcademyHealth

Clare Roche joined AcademyHealth in August 2014 as the student membership and chapter coordinator. Ms. Roche's... Read Bio

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Kristin Rosengren

Vice President, Strategic Communications and co-Director, AcademyHealth Translation and Dissemination Institute - AcademyHealth

Kristin Rosengren is Vice President, Strategic Communications, at AcademyHealth, leading the organization’s pu... Read Bio

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Raj Sabharwal, M.P.H.

Director - AcademyHealth

Mr. Sabharwal is a Director at AcademyHealth, where he works on projects that support the development of an ev... Read Bio

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Amandeep Sandhu

Research Assistant - AcademyHealth

Amandeep Sandhu joined AcademyHealth as a research assistant in August 2015. She supports a number of Patient ... Read Bio

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Nisha Shah Kanani, M.P.H.

Senior Associate - AcademyHealth

Ms. Shah is responsible for the outreach, maintenance, and marketing of HSRProj, a database funded by the Nati... Read Bio

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Raina Sheth

Communications Associate - AcademyHealth

Raina Sheth is the communications associate at AcademyHealth. Raina's roles and responsibilities include devel... Read Bio

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Samantha Smith, M.S.P.H.

Research Associate - AcademyHealth

Samantha Smith is a research associate at AcademyHealth, where she supports the work of the Translation and Di... Read Bio

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Caroline Ticse

Research Assistant - AcademyHealth

Caroline Ticse is a Research Assistant at AcademyHealth supporting a number of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-... Read Bio

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Mekdes Tsega

State Health Policy Intern - AcademyHealth

Mekdes Tsega is a State Health Policy Intern at AcademyHealth. She assists primarily with supporting the State... Read Bio

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Caitlin Waite

Program Coordinator - AcademyHealth

Caitlin Waite is the Program Coordinator for multiple projects including the AcademyHealth Delivery System Sci... Read Bio

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Paul Wallace, M.D.

Senior Scholar - AcademyHealth AcademyHealth Board Past Chair

Paul Wallace, MD, is the former Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Clinical Translation at Op... Read Bio

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Samantha Weiss

Editorial Assistant - AcademyHealth

Samantha Weiss is an Editorial Assistant at Academy Health. Her responsibilities include assessing papers subm... Read Bio

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Meghan Wolfe, M.P.P.

Associate - AcademyHealth

Meghan Wolfe is an associate supporting several Robert Wood Johnson sponsored initiatives, including the newly... Read Bio

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Jen Zaudtke, M.A.

Staff Accountant - AcademyHealth

Jen Zaudtke is a Staff Accountant at AcademyHealth. Her responsibilities include managing the day-to-day accou... Read Bio