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

Committee Members

Board Member

Anne Beal, M.D., M.P.H.

AcademyHealth Board Chair

Anne C. Beal, M.D., M.P.H., is dedicated to improving health care in the US, particularly for vulnerable patie... Read Bio


Tanisha Carino, Ph.D.

Executive Director - FasterCures

Tanisha Carino is a respected senior executive with more than two decades of experience in academia, governmen... 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

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

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

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Paul Harrington

Director - The Physicians Foundation

Paul C. Harrington is a Board Member of The Physicians Foundation and the former Executive Vice President of t... Read Bio

Tim Kelsey
Committee Member

Tim Kelsey, M.A.

CEO - Australian Digital Health Agency

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

Committee Member

Kelsey Mellard, M.P.A.

CEO and Co-Founder - Sitka

Kelsey Mellard, M.P.A., is the CEO and Co-founder of Sitka. Prior to founding Sitka, Kelsey lead Health Syste... Read Bio

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David Muhlestein, Ph.D., J.D.

Chief Research Officer - Leavitt Partners

Dr. Muhlestein directs the study of accountable care organizations through the LP Center for Accountable Care ... Read Bio

Rasu Shrestha
Committee Member

Rasu Shrestha, M.D., M.B.A.

Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President - Atrium Health

Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President at Atrium Health. Read Bio

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Committee Member

Mona Siddiqui, M.D., M.P.H.

Chief Data Officer - Department of Health and Human Services

Dr. Siddiqui is currently serving as the Chief Data Officer for the Department of Health and Human Services wh... Read Bio

Committee Member, Presenter

Ed Simcox

Chief Technology Officer and Acting Chief Information Officer - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Ed Simcox is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Acting Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the U.S. Departm... Read Bio