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We are thrilled to announce that in 2020, the National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) will be co-located with the Health Datapalooza! The NHPC will continue to offer the same great content by bringing together health care decision makers, policy experts, advocates, consumers, patients, researchers, and leaders from the public and private sectors to share the latest evidence and discuss the most critical issues and immediate policy priorities in United States health care.

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Fireside Chat

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Lauren Underwood

Congresswoman (D-IL 14th District) - House of Representatives

Congresswoman Lauren Underwood serves Illinois’ 14th Congressional District and was sworn into the 116th U.S. ... Read Bio

Featured Speakers

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Dan Brillman

Founder and CEO - Unite Us

Dan Brillman is the founder and CEO of Unite Us, a mission-driven technology company integrating the delivery ... Read Bio

Member, Presenter

Melinda B. Buntin, Ph.D.

Professor and Mike Curb Chair - Vanderbilt University

Melinda Buntin joined Vanderbilt School of Medicine in 2013 as professor and chair of the Department of Health... Read Bio

Mandy K. Cohen

Mandy K. Cohen, M.D., M.P.H.

Secretary - N.C. Department of Health and Human Services

Dr. Mandy Cohen was appointed to the role of Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Se... Read Bio

Ceci Connolly
Committee Member

Ceci Connolly

President and CEO - Alliance of Community Health Plans

Ceci Connolly, a nationally recognized health care leader, took over as president and CEO of the Alliance of C... Read Bio


Kathy Gerwig, M.B.A.

Vice President - Kaiser Permanente

Kathy is the Vice President of Employee Safety, Health, and Wellness & Environmental Stewardship Officer. Read Bio

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Dan Gorenstein

Health Care Reporter - Tradeoffs – a Health Policy Podcast

Dan Gorenstein is the Founder and Executive Producer of Tradeoffs, a health policy podcast that explores our c... Read Bio

Atul Grover
Board Member

Atul Grover M.D., Ph.D., FACP, FCCP

Executive Vice President - Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Atul Grover is a physician, health services researcher, and a nationally recognized expert in health policy wi... Read Bio

Ashish Jha

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

Dean for Global Strategy - Harvard

Ashish K. Jha, M.D., MPH, is the Dean for Global Strategy at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, K.T. L... Read Bio

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Joanne Kenen

Executive Editor, Health Care - POLITICO

Joanne Kenen, Executive Editor, Health Care at POLITICO, is a veteran Washington reporter who has covered all... Read Bio


Michael Petersen, M.D.

Social Determinants of Health Lead - Accenture

Dr. Michael Petersen is a transformative Physician Executive with Accenture’s Social Determinants of Health team. Read Bio

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Karen Scott, M.D., M.P.H.

President - Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts

Dr. Karen Scott is the President of the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE), established in 2018. 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


Daniel Webster, Sc.D.

Professor, Health Policy and Management - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Daniel Webster, ScD, MPH is the inaugural Bloomberg Professor of American Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomber... Read Bio


Shayne G. Woods

Senior Policy Advisor - Office of Representative Gus M. Bilirakis, U.S. House of Representatives

Shayne Woods currently serves as a Senior Policy Advisor for the Hon. Gus M. Bilirakis of Florida. Read Bio


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