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FIVE Reasons to Attend the NHPC


  1. MAKING SENSE OF CHANGE
    What does a new Congress, a new crop of governors, new industry players, and innovative and disruptive technologies mean for health care? The #NHPC19 offers a first look at health policy in 2019.
  2. TIMELY AND RELEVANT TOPICS
    The #NHPC19 program leaves no stone unturned, featuring important health policy discussions on topics such as the opioid epidemic, rural health, health care cost and coverage, Medicare expansion, health equity, and more.    
  3. DYNAMIC PRESENTATION FORMATS
    Featuring main stage and breakout sessions, rapid fire and poster presentations, and policy roundtables, the #NHPC19 offers you new opportunities to engage on the most important health policy topics of today.
  4. RATIONAL AND INFORMED DISCUSSIONS
    In our increasingly hyper-partisan environment, the #NHPC19 sets itself apart with reasoned and balanced debate on today’s immediate health policy priorities - informed by real evidence and the latest research.    
  5. DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES
    A BIG tent conference, the #NHPC19 brings together individuals from all aspects of the health care industry and the health policy process, including government officials and members of Congress, health care decision makers, researchers, clinicians, patients, advocates, and students – future health policy champions.

Attend the AcademyHealth NHPC and Stay for APHA


We are pleased to work with our colleagues at the American Public Health Association (APHA) to inform U.S. health policy and improve the health of individuals and communities. Join us at a special, co-hosted closing plenary at this year’s National Health Policy Conference and stay for an extra day of policy discussions at the APHA Policy Action Institute, “Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times.” Learn more.

Hear From Leaders of the Public and Private Sector


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Pamela Aaltonen, Ph.D., R.N.

President - American Public Health Association

Dr. Aaltonen, president of APHA, recently stepped down from her role as an administrator and faculty member of... Read Bio

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Stephanie Armour

Health Policy Reporter - The Wall Street Journal

Stephanie Armour is the health policy reporter at The Wall Street Journal, where she covers the Affordable Car... Read Bio

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Lara Brown, Ph.D.

Director - George Washington University

Lara M. Brown, Ph.D., serves as the director of the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) at the Geor... Read Bio

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Melinda B. Buntin, Ph.D.

Professor and Mike Curb Chair - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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

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Shonta Chambers, M.S.W.

Executive Vice President - Patient Advocate Foundation

Shonta Chambers is a seasoned non-profit executive and public health professional whose career spans more than... Read Bio

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Michael Chernew, Ph.D.

Professor - Harvard Medical School

Michael Chernew, PhD, is the Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy and the director of the Heal... Read Bio

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Bechara Choucair, M.D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Community Health Officer - Kaiser Permanente

Bechara Choucair, MD, is senior vice president and chief community health officer at Kaiser Permanente. Read Bio

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Christopher Coloian, M.H.A.

Executive Vice President - Cotiviti

Chris is responsible for driving Cotiviti’s growth, leading its sales organization and emerging businesses, fo... Read Bio

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Naomi Fried, Ph.D.

Founder and CEO - Health Innovation Strategies

Naomi Fried, PhD, an innovation and digital health thought-leader, is the founder and CEO of the boutique adv... Read Bio

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Dan Gorenstein

Health Care Reporter - Tradeoffs – a Health Policy Podcast

Journalist Dan Gorenstein covers the business of health care. Previously, he served as the Senior Health Care ... Read Bio

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Jennifer Haberkorn

Congressional Reporter - Los Angeles Times

Jennifer Haberkorn covers Congress in Washington, D.C., for the Los Angeles Times. Read Bio

Committee Member

Cheryl Jaeger, M.A.

Principal - Williams and Jensen

Jaeger brings extensive experience to Williams and Jensen having served as a senior policy advisor for the Hou... 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

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Katie Meyer

Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Republican Leader - U.S. House of Representatives

Katie Meyer is Senior Policy Advisor to House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy where she has been integral to ... Read Bio

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Len Nichols

Director - Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics (CHPRE)

Len M. Nichols has been the Director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics (CHPRE) and a Profess... Read Bio

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Scott Pattison

Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer - National Governors Association

Scott Pattison serves as executive director and CEO of the National Governors Association (NGA), the bipartisa... Read Bio

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Wendell Primus

Senior Policy Advisor

Wendell Primus is the Senior Policy Advisor on Budget and Health issues to Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Read Bio

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Julie Rovner

Chief Washington Correspondent - Kaiser Health News

Julie Rovner is Chief Washington Correspondent for Kaiser Health News and host of the all-women panelist podca... Read Bio

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Grace-Marie Turner

President - Galen Institute

Grace-Marie Turner is president of the Galen Institute, a public policy research organization that she founded... Read Bio

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Gloria Wilder, M.D., M.P.H.

President and CEO - Core Health and Wellness Centers

Gloria A. Wilder, M.D., MPH is a nationally recognized entrepreneur, pediatrician, public speaker and expert o... Read Bio

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Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., M.S.

Senior Vice President - Henry Ford Health System

Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MD, MS, is Senior Vice President of Community Health & Equity, and Chief Wellness and Div... Read Bio

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