The 2023 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM) will be held in person at the Seattle Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. The ARM will convene a large and diverse group of stakeholders at the intersection of health, health care, and policy to share important findings and showcase the latest research on how the health system works, what it costs, and how to improve it.

Join us for the 2023 Annual Research Meeting to connect with your peers and learn about the latest research and methods in the field. To keep everyone as safe as possible, AcademyHealth will be instating mandatory health and safety protocols throughout the conference. This will be a vaccine-required event. All attendees, exhibitors, and presenters will be asked to show proof of vaccination to enter the conference space.

Meet the 2023 Co-Chairs


Michael D. Howell, M.D., M.P.H.

Chief Clinical Officer - Google Health

Dr. Howell is the Chief Clinical Officer at Google Health, where he leads the team of doctors, nurses, and oth... Read Bio

Co-Chairs, Committee Member

Cara V. James, Ph.D.

President and CEO - Grantmakers In Health (GIH)

Cara James is President and CEO at Grantmakers In Health (GIH). Prior to joining GIH, she served as Director o... Read Bio

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ARM Social Media Ambassadors

This year’s Annual Research Meeting is supported by a group of social media ambassadors representing a variety of perspectives from across the health and health care landscape. Ambassadors help spread the word about the conference ensuring awareness among a broad cross-section of networks. They also provide important social media coverage of the event in real-time. 

Meet this year’s social media ambassadors below and be sure to follow them on social media! Join the conversation on social media by following @AcademyHealth on Twitter, and our LinkedIn page. Don’t forget to use our conference hashtag #ARM23.

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Shekinah A. Fashaw-Walters, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Division of Health Policy & Management - University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health

As a health services researcher, Dr. Fashaw-Walters’ program of research focuses on understanding the inequiti... Read Bio

Sarah Greene
Member, Presenter

Sarah Greene, M.P.H.

Consultant and Senior Advisor - the National Academy of Medicine

Sarah Greene, MPH, is the Executive Director of the Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN, formerly the ... Read Bio

Committee Member

Mya Roberson, MSPH, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management - UNC Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health

Mya Roberson is a social epidemiologist and health services researcher who bridges big data with patient-cente... Read Bio

Janice Tufte
Committee Member

Janice Tufte

Patient Partner Engaged in Health Systems Improvement Research - Hassanah Consulting

 Janice Tufte is a Patient Partner engaged in Health Systems Improvement Research. Janice has initiated and ru... Read Bio

Ambassadors are invited by conference organizers based on their activity, reach, and reputation on social media. Similar to members of the media, ambassadors receive complimentary registration to the conference. 

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