The advisory committee for the 2018 National Health Policy Conference provides insights that are crucial to our efforts to present you with a conference that examines the most important issues in health policy today.

Conference Chair

Karen Minyard
Committee Member

Karen Minyard, Ph.D.

Director - Georgia Health Policy Center

Karen Minyard, Ph.D., has been director of the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) since 2001 and is also a re... Read Bio

Advisory Committee

Dawn Alley
Committee Member

Dawn Alley, Ph.D.

Director - Prevention and Population Health Group, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMS)

Dawn Alley is Director of the Prevention and Population Health Group at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid I... Read Bio

John Auerbach
Committee Member

John Auerbach

President and CEO - Trust for America's Health

John Auerbach is the President and CEO of the Trust for America's Health (TFAH), a non-profit, non-partisan or... Read Bio

Mike Chernew
Committee Member

Michael Chernew, Ph.D.

Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy and Director - Healthcare Markets and Regulation (HMR) Lab, Department of Health Care Policy

Michael Chernew, Ph.D., is the Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy and the Director of the He... Read Bio

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Barbara DeBuono, M.D., M.P.H.

Vice President, Market Development, Populations and Payment Solutions - 3M Health Information Systems

Dr. DeBuono leads Clinical Strategy in the Health Science Data Group at 3M Health Information Systems, (3MHIS)... Read Bio

Committee Member

Rashida Dorsey, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Director, Division of Data Policy and Senior Advisor on Minority Health and Health Disparities - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Adaeze Enekwechi
Committee Member

Adaeze Enekwechi, Ph.D., M.P.P.

Vice President, McDermott+Consulting; Research Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management at the George Washington University, Milken Institute School of Public Health
Karen Feinstein
Committee Member

Karen Feinstein, Ph.D.

President and CEO - Jewish Healthcare Foundation

Dr. Feinstein is the founding and current President and Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Healthcare Found... Read Bio

Austin Frakt
Committee Member

Austin Frakt, Ph.D.

Director, Partnered Evidence-based Policy Resource Center (PEPReC) - Boston VA Healthcare System, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Committee Member

Ashish Jha, M.D., M.P.H.

K.T. Li Professor of International Health and Director, Harvard Global Health Institute - Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Arnie Milstein
Committee Member

Arnold Milstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Excellence Research Center - Stanford University

Dr. Milstein is a Professor of Medicine at Stanford and directs the University’s Clinical Excellence Research ... Read Bio

LaQuandra Nesbitt
Committee Member

LaQuandra Nesbitt, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, Department of Health - Government of the District of Columbia

Dr. LaQuandra S. Nesbitt is a board-certified family physician who became the Director of the District of Colu... Read Bio

Hoangmai (Mai) Pham
Committee Member

Hoangmai (Mai) Pham, M.D., M.P.H.

Vice President - Provider Alignment Solutions Anthem

Mai is responsible for developing and refining Anthem’s provider payment models that reduce the cost of care w... Read Bio

 Jennifer Porter
Committee Member

Jennifer Porter, M.P.H.

Government Affairs Specialist - Children's National Health System

Jennifer L. Porter, MPH, MCHES, is a Government Affairs Specialist at Children’s National Health System. In th... Read Bio

Lynn Quincy
Committee Member

Lynn Quincy, M.A.

Hub Project Director, Center for Sustainable Health Spending - Altarum Institute

Lynn Quincy, M.A., directs the Healthcare Value Hub, a networking and resource center that seeks to contain he... Read Bio

Glenn Steele
Committee Member

Glenn Steele, M.D., Ph.D.

Chairman - xG Health Solutions

Glenn D. Steele Jr., M.D., Ph.D. serves as Chairman of xG Health Solutions, an independently operated venture ... Read Bio

Cynthia Woodcock
Committee Member

Cynthia Woodcock, M.B.A.

Executive Director - The Hilltop Institute

Cynthia H. Woodcock, M.B.A., is executive director of The Hilltop Institute at the University of Maryland, Bal... Read Bio