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Board of Directors

Our 2023 AcademyHealth Board of Directors.

Board Member, Presenter

Alyce S. Adams, Ph.D.

Inaugural Stanford Medicine Innovation Professor - Stanford School of Medicine

Dr. Adams is the inaugural Stanford Medicine Innovation Professor and a Professor in the Departments of Health... Read Bio

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Author, Board Member, Member, Staff

Aaron E. Carroll, M.D., M.S.

President and CEO - AcademyHealth

Dr. Aaron E. Carroll is President & CEO of AcademyHealth. A nationally recognized thought leader, science comm... Read Bio

Cheryl Damberg
Board Member

Cheryl Damberg, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Distinguished Chair and Principal Senior Researcher - RAND Corporation AcademyHealth Board Past Chair

Cheryl Damberg is the Distinguished Chair in Health Care Payment Policy and Principal Senior Researcher at the... Read Bio

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Board Member

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

Board Member, Committee Member

Andrew M. Ibrahim, M.D., M.Sc.

Maud T. Lane Research Professor of Surgery, Architecture & Urban Planning - University of Michigan

Andrew M. Ibrahim MD, MSc is the Maud T. Lane Research Professor of Surgery, Architecture & Urban Planning at ... Read Bio

Charles Kahn
Board Member, Committee Member

Chip Kahn, M.P.H.

President and CEO - Federation of American Hospitals

Chip Kahn is the President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals, the national advocacy organization... Read Bio

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Board Member

Ming Jack Po, M.D., Ph.D.

CEO and Founder - Ansible Health AcademyHealth Board Treasurer

Ming Jack Po, M.D., Ph.D., is the CEO and founder of Ansible Health, a tech enabled healthcare practice caring... Read Bio

Lusine Poghosyan
Board Member, Committee Member, Member

Lusine Poghosyan, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., F.A.A.N.

Stone Foundation and Elise D. Professor of Nursing - Columbia University School of Nursing

Lusine Poghosyan, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, FAAN, is the Stone Foundation and Elise D. Professor of Nursing at Columb... Read Bio

Board Member, Member

Ninez A. Ponce, Ph.D., M.P.P.

Professor and Endowed Chair - UCLA Fielding School of Public Health AcademyHealth Board Secretary

Ninez A. Ponce, Ph.D. (B.S. UC Berkeley; M.P.P. Harvard; Ph.D. UCLA), is Professor and Endowed Chair in the UC... Read Bio

Lucia Savage
Board Member, Member, Presenter

Lucia Savage, J.D.

Chief Privacy and Regulatory Officer - Omada Health CAPP Chair

Lucia Savage is a nationally-recognized thought leader on using HIPAA to advance digital health while protecti... Read Bio

Lucy Savitz
Board Member

Lucy A. Savitz, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Professor - University of Pittsburgh, Department of Health Policy and Management AcademyHealth Board Chair

With nearly 40 years of experience in healthcare delivery and health services research, Lucy A. Savitz, PhD MB... Read Bio

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Board Member, Committee Member

Eric Schneider, M.D., M.Sc.

Executive Vice President of the Quality Measurement and Research Group - National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Eric Schneider is Senior Vice President for Policy and Research at The Commonwealth Fund, a national philanthr... Read Bio

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Board Member, Committee Member

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

Enterprise Executive Vice President & Chief Innovation and Commercialization Officer - Advocate Health AcademyHealth Vice Chair

Rasu B. Shrestha, M.D., M.B.A., is Enterprise Executive Vice President & Chief Innovation and Commercializatio... Read Bio

Board Member

Hong-Lun Tiunn, M.P.H.

AcademyHealth Board Student Representative

Hong-Lun Tiunn is a Doctoral Fellow at The George Washington University - Milken Institute School of Public He... Read Bio