As the aim of sharing data across sectors to improve individual and population health is both challenging and important, AcademyHealth welcomed the range of experience and expertise reflected below. Advisors served as a resource for guiding the broader CHP Program and:

  • Helped identify and also directly provided technical assistance support;
  • Contributed to the design and execution of in-person and virtual meetings;
  • Served as a liaison between CHP and other partners; and
  • Informed the development and review of community resources.
Kellan Baker
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Kellan Baker, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A.

Executive Director - Whitman-Walker Institute

Dr. Kellan E. Baker is the Executive Director of the Whitman-Walker Institute, the research, policy, and educa... Read Bio

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Andrew Bazemore

Director - Robert Graham Center

Andrew Bazemore, M.D., M.P.H., is a practicing family physician and the director of the Robert Graham Center, ... Read Bio

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Katherine Brown


Katherine Brown, M.B.A., M.H.A., is an independent consultant working with clients and communities to realize ... Read Bio

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Rachel Keller Eisman

Executive Director - BUILD Health Challenge

Rachel Keller Eisman, is the Executive Director of the BUILD Health Challenge, a national, multi-funder awards... Read Bio

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Denise Koo

Advisor - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Denise Koo, M.D., M.P.H., is Advisor to the CDC Associate Director for Policy. Read Bio

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Jason Kunzman

Director of Managed Care - Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Jason Kunzman, M.B.A., is the Director of Managed Care with the Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on A... Read Bio

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SA Kushinka

Program Director - Center for Care Innovations

SA Kushinka, M.B.A., is a Program Director at the Center for Care Innovations. Read Bio

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Kerry McDermott

Vice President of Public Policy and Communications - Center for Medical Interoperability

Kerry McDermott, M.P.H., is Vice President of Public Policy and Communications for the Center for Medical Inte... Read Bio

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Joy Pritts

Independent Consultant

Joy Pritts, J.D., is an independent consultant helping IT companies develop and implement innovative strategie... Read Bio

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Joshua Vest

Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management - Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

Joshua Vest, M.P.H., is an Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management at the Indiana University Richard... Read Bio