Conference Co-Chairs

Kelley Menard
Committee Member

Kelsey Mellard, M.P.A.

Health System Integration Leader - Honor Homecare

Kelsey Mellard, M.P.A., currently leads Health System Integration for Honor Health. Prior to joining the Honor... Read Bio

Rasu Shrestha
Committee Member

Rasu Shrestha, MD, MBA

Chief Innovation Officer - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

As Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Shrestha is responsible for driving UPMC’s innovation strategy. Read Bio

Committee Members

Luis Belen
Committee Member

Luis Belén

Chief Executive Officer - National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved

Luis Belén has founded and managed several initiatives that provide health-related solutions for underserved c... Read Bio

Niall Brennan
Committee Member

Niall Brennan

President - Health Care Cost Institute

Mr. Brennan was appointed President and Executive Director of HCCI in June 2017. In this role, he is responsib... Read Bio

John Brownstein
Committee Member

John Brownstein, Ph.D.

Chief Innovation Officer - Boston Children's Hospital

John Brownstein, PhD is Professor at Harvard Medical School and is the Chief Innovation Officer of Boston Chil... Read Bio

Committee Member

Aneesh Chopra, M.P.P.

President - NavHealth

Aneesh Chopra is the President of CareJourney, an open data intelligence service launched by Hunch Analytics, ... Read Bio

Greg Downing
Committee Member

Gregory Downing, D.O., Ph.D.

Founder - Innovation Horizons, LLC

Gregory Downing, D.O., Ph.D. is the Founder of Innovation Horizons, LLC, a consulting practice with an emphasi... Read Bio

Bruce Greenstein
Committee Member

Bruce Greenstein, BS, MS

CTO - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Bruce D. Greenstein is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.... Read Bio

Joe Greenwood
Committee Member

Joe Greenwood

Program Director, Data Catalyst - MaRS Discovery District

Joe is Lead Executive for data at MaRS Discovery District, the world’s largest urban innovation center located... Read Bio

Sachin Jain
Committee Member

Sachin Jain, M.D., M.B.A.

President and CEO - CareMore

Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA is President of CareMore Health System. He is also consulting professor of medicine at... Read Bio

Edward Kelley
Committee Member

Edward Kelley, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Department of Service Delivery and Safety - World Health Organization

Dr. Kelley is Director of the Department of Service Delivery and Safety at the World Health Organization. In ... Read Bio

Tim Kelsey
Committee Member

Tim Kelsey, M.A.

Chief Executive Officer - Australian Digital Health Agency

Tim Kelsey is Chief Executive of the Australian Digital Health Agency which is responsible for all national di... Read Bio

Mike Leavitt
Committee Member

Mike Leavitt

Founder - Leavitt Partners, LLC

Former Governor, Utah; Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Read Bio

Timmeko Love
Committee Member

Timmeko Love, MBA

Business Development Manager - Mayo Clinic Ventures

Timmeko Love joined Mayo Clinic Ventures in 2014 as a senior business development manager, working to develop ... Read Bio

Charles Ornstein
Committee Member

Charles Ornstein

Senior Reporter - ProPublica

Charles Ornstein is a senior reporter at ProPublica, a nonprofit news organization in New York. Read Bio

Casey Quinlan
Committee Member

Casey Quinlan

Chief Message Officer - Mighty Casey Media

Casey Quinlan covered her share of medical stories as a TV news field producer, and used healthcare as part of... Read Bio

Clay Richards
Committee Member

Clay Richards

Chief Executive Officer - naviHealth

Clay Richards, CEO of naviHealth, Inc., joined naviHealth upon its founding in January 2012. As CEO of naviHe... Read Bio

Raj Sabharwal
Committee Member, Staff

Raj Sabharwal, M.P.H.

Director - AcademyHealth

Mr. Sabharwal is the Director of Strategic Alliances at AcademyHealth, where he works on projects that support... Read Bio

Dr. Abdul Shaikh
Committee Member

Abdul Shaikh, Ph.D., MHSc

Director, Health Industries Practice - PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dr. Abdul Shaikh is a Director in PwC’s Health Industries Practice working with Federal health agencies, non-p... Read Bio

Vicki Shepard
Committee Member

Vicki L. Shepard, ACSW, MPA

Vice President, Government and External Relations - Tivity Health

Vicki has been involved since the first Health DataPalooza was convened. She works with Tivity Health (former... Read Bio

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Board Member, Committee Member, Staff

Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, M.P.H., FAAP

President and CEO - AcademyHealth

Dr. Simpson has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of AcademyHealth since 2011. A nationally recog... Read Bio

Don Yin
Committee Member

Don Yin, Ph.D.

Vice President, Economic and Data Sciences, CORE - Merck

Dr. Yin is Vice President and head of Economic and Data Sciences at the Center for Observational and Real-worl... Read Bio