AcademyHealth members, together form a strong community committed to improving health and health care. Each member's experience with AcademyHealth is unique to them. Learn what AcademyHealth membership has meant to our members, as told through their personal stories.

Enhancing My Knowledge

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Rachel Hardeman, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor - University of Minnesota, School of Public Health

Dr. Rachel R. Hardeman is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Health Policy and Management, University o... Read Bio

Carrie Colla

Carrie Colla, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Dartmouth Medical School

Over the years, through my membership in AcademyHealth, I’ve gained advice and feedback from a broad network o... Read Bio

Advancing My Career

Matt Maciejewski

Matt Maciejewski, Ph.D.

Professor and Research Career Scientist - Duke University Medical Center, Durham HSR&D Center for Innovation

As I’ve gone on in my career and developed experience, AcademyHealth has provided me opportunities to particip... Read Bio

Robin Weinick

Robin Weinick, Ph.D.

Vice President - Division for Research on Healthcare Value, Equity, and the Lifespan at RTI International

Robin Weinick, PhD, has more than 20 years of experience, including leadership of major research divisions at ... Read Bio

Erin Trish

Erin Trish, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor - University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy

Since graduating and moving into my professional career, the benefits of my membership have only grown stronge... Read Bio

Danielle Lavallee

Danielle Lavallee, Ph.D., Pharm.D.

Research Assistant Professor - Univerisity of Washington, Department of Surgery

From the beginning, I was impressed by AcademyHealth’s focus on a broad range of topics and the real-world app... Read Bio

Standing Out in the Field

Nathan Hale

Nathan Hale, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - East Tennessee State University

AcademyHealth invited me to speak at an Up-Close briefing for executive branch policy makers on Capitol Hill, ... Read Bio

Brad Wright

Brad Wright, Ph.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor - The University of Iowa

Brad Wright is an Assistant Professor in both the Department of Health Management and Policy and the Public Po... Read Bio

Championing Evidence in Public Policy

J'Aime Jennings

J'Aime Jennings, Ph.D., M.P.A.

Assistant Professor - University of Louisville

I suddenly had access to scholarships to attend the premier forum for health services research, feedback from ... Read Bio

Julie Robison

Julie Robison, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine - UConn Health

I’ve always been interested in the intersection of health services research, health care, and health policy an... Read Bio


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