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Lauren Adams, M.A.

Director of Communications and Public Relations - AcademyHealth

Lauren Adams, M.A., is director of communications and public relations at AcademyHealth, where she oversees pu... Read Bio

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Deanie Anyangwe

Research Assistant - AcademyHealth

Deanie Anyangwe is a research assistant at AcademyHealth. She manages the Management and Steering Committees f... Read Bio

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Thomas Blount

Research Assistant - AcademyHealth

Thomas Blount is a Research Assistant at AcademyHealth where he supports a number of projects. Read Bio

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Edward Brown

Manager, Graphic Design and Art Direction - AcademyHealth

Mr. Brown is Manager, Graphic Design and Art Direction at AcademyHealth, with more than 16 years experience in... Read Bio

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Brian Cardillo, M.A.

Senior Marketing Manager - AcademyHealth

Brian Cardillo is the senior marketing manager at AcademyHealth, where he develops and oversees all marketing ... Read Bio

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Gennice T. Carter

Director, Meeting Operations - AcademyHealth

Gennice Carter joined AcademyHealth in January 2000 and is the Director, Meeting Operations, and has more than... Read Bio

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Megan Collado, M.P.H.

Director - AcademyHealth

Megan Collado is a director at AcademyHealth, where she manages a number of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gra... Read Bio

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Rachel Dungan, M.S.S.P.

Senior Manager - AcademyHealth

As Senior Manager, Rachel develops and applies strategies for translating and disseminating public health syst... Read Bio

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Margo Edmunds, Ph.D.

Vice President, Evidence Generation and Translation - AcademyHealth

As Vice President for Evidence Generation and Translation, Dr. Margo Edmunds leads AcademyHealth's portfolios ... Read Bio

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Deborah L. Edwards, M.A.

Vice President of Operations and CFO - AcademyHealth

Ms. Edwards joined AcademyHealth (previously Alpha Center) in May 1997. She is responsible for directing the f... Read Bio

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Bemnet Faris

Communications Coordinator - AcademyHealth

Bemnet Faris is the communications coordinator at AcademyHealth where she assists in the promotion of AcademyH... Read Bio

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Sandy Fried, M.A.

Conferences Manager - AcademyHealth

Sandy Fried joined AcademyHealth in October 2015 and is the Conferences Manager on the conference team. In thi... Read Bio

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Lauren Gerlach, M.P.P.

Director - AcademyHealth

Lauren Gerlach is a director at AcademyHealth, where she manages the day-to-day work of the Translation and Di... Read Bio

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Stacy L. Halbert

Director of Information Technology - AcademyHealth

Stacy Halbert is currently the Director of Information Technology at AcademyHealth. He is the lead engineer, d... Read Bio

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Amy Hammer, M.A., M.P.A.

Senior Director - AcademyHealth

Amy Hammer joined AcademyHealth in February 2013 and is a Senior Director. She is responsible for the manageme... Read Bio

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Tracie Howard, CMP

Meetings Manager - AcademyHealth

Tracie Howard joined AcademyHealth in September 1999. As a Meetings Manager in the Educational Conferences and... Read Bio

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David Hutcherson

Help Desk Technician - AcademyHealth

David Hutcherson is the Help Desk Technician at AcademyHealth supporting all users and equipment. Read Bio

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Tiffine Hutchins

Membership Associate - AcademyHealth

Tiffine Hutchins joined AcademyHealth in March 2009 as a coordinator for the membership department. Read Bio

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Dora Illei

Research Assistant

Dora Illei is a Research Assistant at AcademyHealth supporting a number of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gran... Read Bio

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Tamara Infante

Conferences Manager - AcademyHealth

Tamara Infante is an associate supporting the conferences team. She provides logistical and planning support f... Read Bio

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Beth H Johnson, M.P.H.

Director - AcademyHealth

Beth develops and leads projects that provide infrastructure for collaborative learning, training, and technic... Read Bio

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Kyu Kang

Research Associate - AcademyHealth

Kyu is a Research Associate at AcademyHealth, where she works on projects and programs focused on multi-sector... Read Bio

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Laura Keys

Office Assistant - AcademyHealth

Laura M. Keys is the Office Assistant at AcademyHealth and the welcoming face into the AcademyHealth office. H... Read Bio

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Marya Khan, M.P.H.

Senior Manager - AcademyHealth

Marya Khan is a Senior Manager at AcademyHealth. She is responsible for managing projects under grants from th... Read Bio

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Tamika King, M.B.A., P.M.P.

Senior Manager, Grants and Contracts - AcademyHealth

Originally from Chicago, Illinois Tamika began her career in Grants and Contracts at the Rehabilitation Instit... Read Bio

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Grace Kranstover

Program Associate - AcademyHealth

Grace Kranstover is a Program Associate at AcademyHealth supporting the President and CEO, and the Vice Presid... Read Bio

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Zenneia McLendon

Digital Strategy Manager - AcademyHealth

Zenneia McLendon is the Digital Strategy Manager at AcademyHealth operating within the communications departme... Read Bio

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Sandy McNeil

Director - AcademyHealth

Sandy McNeil joined AcademyHealth in November 2010. As a director in the conferences department, Ms. McNeil is... Read Bio

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David Padgham

Senior Associate - AcademyHealth

David Padgham is a senior associate at AcademyHealth and managing editor for eGEMs, AcademyHealth’s peer-revie... Read Bio

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Treva Pierre

Senior Office Operations Manager - AcademyHealth

Treva Pierre joined AcademyHealth in February 2002. She has more than five years of administrative experience. Read Bio

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Peter Plourd, M.B.A.

Senior Director, Information Technology - AcademyHealth

Peter is the Academy’s Senior Director of Information Technology. His responsibilities include overseeing the ... Read Bio

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Teasha Powell, M.S.

Human Resources Director - AcademyHealth

Teasha Powell joined AcademyHealth in August 2006 and is the Human Resources Director. With over nine years of... Read Bio

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Clare Roche

Membership Associate - AcademyHealth

Ms. Roche's roles and responsibilities include supporting and engaging AcademyHealth’s individual, organizatio... Read Bio

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Kristin Rosengren

Vice President, Strategic Communications and co-Director, AcademyHealth Translation and Dissemination Institute - AcademyHealth

Kristin Rosengren is Vice President, Strategic Communications, at AcademyHealth, leading the organization’s pu... Read Bio

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Rachel Ruback

Research Assistant - AcademyHealth

Rachel Ruback joined AcademyHealth in October 2017 as a Research Assistant supporting the State Health Policy ... Read Bio

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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

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Nisha Shah Kanani, M.P.H.

Senior Associate - AcademyHealth

Ms. Shah is responsible for the outreach, maintenance, and marketing of HSRProj, a database funded by the Nati... Read Bio

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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

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Samantha Smith, M.S.P.H.

Senior Manager - AcademyHealth

Samantha Smith is senior manager at AcademyHealth, where she supports the work of the Translation and Dissemin... Read Bio

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Paul Wallace, M.D.

Senior Scholar - AcademyHealth

Paul Wallace, MD, is the former Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Clinical Translation at Op... Read Bio

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Jen Zaudtke, M.A.

Accounting Manager - AcademyHealth

Jen Zaudtke is Accounting Manager at AcademyHealth. Her responsibilities include managing the day-to-day accou... Read Bio