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The Virtual National
Health Equity Summit

The Leading National Forum on Practical Case Studies and Solutions for Advancing Health Equity

JUNE 7 - 10, 2021

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Ashraf Aaffan, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Pediatric Innovation Center; President and Founder, Angel Kids Pediatrics, Jacksonville Beach, FL
Alyce S. Adams, PhD
Associate Director, Health Equity and Community Engagement, Stanford Cancer Institute; Vice Chair, AcademyHealth, San Francisco, CA
Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD
Professor, Clinical Internal Medicine; Director, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis; Principal Investigator, Mexican American Prevalence and Services Survey, Davis, CA
Catherine Anderson, MPA
Senior Vice President, Policy & Strategic Engagement, UnitedHealthcare, Washington, DC
Courtney M. Anderson, MPH
Manager, Health Care Transformation and Innovation, Massachusetts Health Policy Commission, Cambridge, MA
Kristen M. J. Azar, MPH, PhD
Scientific Medical Director, Institute for Advancing Health Equity, Sutter Health, Walnut Creek, CA
Regina Barzilay, PhD
Delta Electronics Professor of AI and Health AI, School of Engineering, Co-lead of AI, Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; McArthur Fellow, Cambridge, MA
Ignatius Bau, JD
Health Care Policy/Equity Consultant; Former Program Director, California Endowment; Former Policy Director, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, San Francisco, CA
Donald M. Berwick, MD
President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Newton Centre, MA
Joseph Betancourt, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President, Equity and Community Health; Founder, Disparities Solutions Center (DSC), Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Carrie Billy, JD
Navajo Nation; President & Chief Executive Officer, American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC); Former Executive Director, White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges & Universities, Alexandria, VA
David S. Cade, JD
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA); Former Deputy General Counsel, DHHS; Former Acting Deputy Director, Medicaid Bureau, CMS, Washington, DC
Gayle Capozzalo, MPH, FACHE
Executive Director, The Equity Collaborative' Former Chair, ACHE Board of Directors; Former EVP and Chief Strategy Officer, Yale New Haven Health, Guilford, CN
Clayton Chau, MD, PhD
County Health Office, Orange County; Director, Orange County Health Care Agency; Santa Ana, CA
Cathy Chavers
Tribal Chairwoman, Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, Nett Lake, MN
Keri Christensen, MS
Director, Strategy Implementation, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), Washington, DC
Aimee Claiborne, DA, MBA
Chief Human Resources Officer, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Boston, MA
Cheryl Clark, MD, ScD
Hospitalist; Director, Health Equity Research & Intervention, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Melissa Clarke, MD
Physician Consultant, Healthcare Transformation, 3M Health Care Business Consultant Group; President, BHE Group; Former Assistant Dean of Medical Education, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington DC
Camille Clarke-Smith, EDD, CES, MS
Senior Manager Community Outreach and Engagement, UPMC Health Plan; Founder, THAW (Transforming the Health of African American Women), Pittsburgh, PA
Aaron Cohen, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Optum, Chicago, IL
Rebecca Cooper, MPH
Policy Associate, National Academy for State Health Policy, Washington, DC
Lori Coyner
Director, Oregon Health Authority; Former State Medicaid Director, Oregon Health Authority, Portland, OR
Donald H. Crane, JD
President and Chief Executive Officer, America’s Physician Group, Los Angeles, CA (Moderator)
Jessica Dale, DNP
Associate Director of Health Equity, UnitedHealth Group, Madison, WI
Yuriko de la Cruz, MPH, CPHQ
Social Determinants of Health Manager, National Association of Community Health Centers, Alexandria, VA
Michael J. Dowling
Chief Executive Officer, Northwell Health; Former Senior Vice President, Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield; New York, NY
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD
Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania; Former Special Advisor, OMB (Obama), Philadelphia, PA
Motz Feinberg, MBA
Vice President Supply Chain, Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA
Alicia Fernandez, MD
General Internist, Zuckerberg San Francisco General; Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine; Director, Latinx Center of Excellence, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Delvecchio S. Finley, MPP, FACHE
President & CEO, Atrium Health Navicent; Former Chief Executive Officer, Alameda Health System; Former Chief Executive Officer, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Macon, GA
Elizabeth A. Fowler
Comanche Nation; Acting Director, Indian Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Merrill Friedman
Senior Director, Disability Policy Engagement, Anthem, Inc., Washington, DC
Jacqueline Martinez Garcel, MPH
Chief Executive Officer, Latino Community Foundation; Former Vice President, New York State Health Foundation, Oakland, CA
Meg Good, PhD
Vice President of Data Analytics, Optum Enterprise Analytics, Eden Prairie, MN
Ann Greiner, MA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Primary Care Collaborative (PCC); Former VP of Public Affairs, NQF, Washington, DC (Moderator)
Howard Haft, MD, MMM, CPE, FACPE
Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services, Interim Executive Director, Maryland Primary Care Program, Maryland Department of Health, La Plata, MD
Sarah Halpin, MPH
Program Associate, Research, National Association of Community Health Centers, Alexandria, VA
Paloma Hernandez, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer, Urban Health Plan; Secretary, National Association of Community Health Centers, Bronx, NY
Darlene Hightower, JD
Vice President Community Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center; Administrative Law Judge, Chicago Commission on Human Relations, Chicago, IL
Sherry M. Hirota
Chief Executive Officer, Asian Health Services, Health Chair, Dellums Commission: Expanded Pathways of Young Men of Color, Oakland, CA
Matt Holder, MD, MBA, FAADM
Chief Executive Officer, Lee Specialty Clinic; President, American Board of Developmental Medicine; Past President, American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry, Prospect, KY
Lisa Iezzoni, MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Director, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Regina James, MD
Deputy Medical Director, American Psychiatric Association; Former Director, Clinical & Health Services Research, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, Washington, DC
Thomas L Johnson, JD
Executive Director, Population Health Alliance, Washington, DC
Katie Kalvoda
President and Board Chair, AdvanceOC; Founder, G3 Ventures; Executive Chairman, Maverick Advisors; Newport Beach, CA
James Kyle, MD, MDiv
Medical Director for Quality, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, LA Care; Former Dean, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Whittier, CA
James H. Lee, MD
Psychiatry Resident, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Jay W. Lee, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, Share Our Selves; Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, UC Irvine School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Jonathan Leizman, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Premise Health; Former Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic at Work, Brentwood, TN
Joy A. Lewis, MSW, MPH
Senior Vice President, Health Equity, Strategies and Executive Director, Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, American Hospital Association; Former Senior Health Policy Leader, Kaiser Permanente; Washington, DC
Sabrina J. Lewis
Ambassador of Wellness/ Health Committee Chair, Brooklyn NAACP; Life Changer, Total LIfe Changes, LLC; Community Health Worker, Sickle Cell Thalassemia Patients Network, Brooklyn, NY
Stephen Lockhart, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer, Sutter Health;Chair, Board of Directors, NatureBridge, Sacramento, CA
Cheryl Lulias
President & Chief Executive Officer, Medical Home Network, Chair and Co-Founder, MoreCare Chicago, IL
John J. Lynch III, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer, Main Line Health; Former Chair, American College of Healthcare Executives; Former EVP & COO, St. Luke's Episcopal Health System, Radnor, PA
Rose Maljanian, MBA
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, HealthCAWS; Chairman Emeritus, Population Health Alliance, Farmington, CT
Bonnie Mason, MD
Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Columbia, MD
Kate Massey, MPA
Senior Deputy Director, Medical Services Administration, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Lansing, MI
Kedar Mate, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI); President, IHI Lucian Leape Institute; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Boston, MA
Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH
Chief Health Equity Officer and Senior Vice President, American Medical Association; Former Deputy Commissioner and Founding Director, Center for Health Equity, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Brooklyn, NY
LaShawn McIver, MD, MPH
Director of the Office of Minority Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Former SVP, Government Affairs, American Diabetes Association; Washington, DC
Mark McClellan, MD, PhD
Director, Robert J Margolis Center for Health Policy and Margolis; Professor of Business, Medicine and Health Policy, Duke University; Former CMS Administrator and FDA Commissioner, Washington, DC
Barbara Merrill, JD
Chief Executive Officer, American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR); Former Director of Government Relations, MENTOR Network, Alexandria, VA
Nicole M.B. Mitchell, MBA, CDP
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Cedars-Sinai Health System; Former National Manager, Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility, Kia Motors America, Los Angeles, CA
Benjamin Money, MPH
Deputy Secretary for Health Services, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services; Former President & CEO, North Carolina Community Health Center Association, Morrisville, NC
Julie Morita, MD
Executive Vice President, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Former Commissioner and Chief Medical Officer, Chicago Department of Public Health, Princeton, NJ
Megan A. Morris, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, ACCORDS Investigator, Qualitative and Mixed Methods Core Lead and Founder, Director of Learning Collaborative to Address Disability Equity in Healthcare (LEADERs), University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Melanie Nadeau, MPH, PhD
Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Nation; Assistant Director, Assistant Professor, Public Health Program, University of North Dakota; Chair, American Indian Section, North Dakota Public Health Association; Fargo, ND
Ari Ne'eman
Senior Research Associate, PhD Candidate, Health Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Hieu Nguyen, LCSW, MBA
Director of Population Health & Equity, Orange County Health Care Agency; Former Manager of Strategic Initiatives, LA Care Health Plan; Costa Mesa, CA
Julie O’Mara
President and Board Chair, The Centre for Global Inclusion; Author, Diversity Activities and Training Designs; Co-author, Managing Workforce 2000: Gaining the Diversity Advantage, Las Vegas, NV
Marvin O'Quinn, MHA
President and Chief Operating Officer, CommonSpirit Health, Former President, Jackson Health System, San Francisco, CA
Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH
Chief Health Equity Officer, Humana; Former Chair and Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University; Former Director of the Center for Excellence in Primary Care, UCSF, Columbus, OH
Elder Angela Overton
Senior Advisor, Interfaith Workgroup,The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), Louisville, KY
Mary J. Owen, MD
Member, Tlingit Nation; Director, Center of American Indian and Minority Health; Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth, MN
Aaron A. Payment, EdD, EdS, MEd, MPA
Tribal Chairperson, Sault Tribe of the Chippewa Nation; First Vice President, National Congress of American Indians; Vice President, Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes; President, United Tribes of Michigan, Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Rev. Cynthia Carter Perrilliat, MPA
Executive Director, Alameda County Care Alliance, Oakland, CA
Hoangmai H. Pham, MD, MPH
President, President, Institute for Exceptional Care; Former Vice President, Provider Alignment Solutions, Anthem; Former Chief Innovation Officer, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Washington, DC
Rev. Dr. Tyrone Pitts
Co-Chairs, Interfaith and Diversity Workgroup,The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC); General Secretary Emeritus, Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc., Washington, DC
Ninez Ponce, PhD
Director, Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA; Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA; Principal Investigator, California Health Interview Survey, Los Angeles, CA
Alice R. Pressman, PhD
Executive Director, Center for Health Systems Research, Institute for Advancing Health Equity, Sutter Health, Walnut Creek, CA
Eboni Price-Haywood, MD, MPH, FACP
Medical Director, Ochsner Xavier Institute for Health Equity and Research, New Orleans, LA
Trish Riley, MS
Executive Director, National Academy for State Health Policy; Former Director, Governor's Office of Health Policy and Finance, State of Maine, Portland, ME
Jeffery Roman
Executive Director, Office on African American Affairs, Milwaukee County; Executive Director, Urban Roots Milwaukee; Past Chair, Milwaukee Equal Rights Commission, Milwaukee, WI
Ali Rosenberg, MPH
Project Manager of Quality Data, Colorado Hospital Association; Former Project Manager for Pediatric Quality, Mount Sinai Health System, Greenwood Village, CO
Wendy J. Ross, MD
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician, Center for Pediatric Development and Autism Inclusion Resources; Director, Center for Autism & Neurodiversity, Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA
Marc Rothman, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Signify Health; Founder, Dementia Spring Foundation,Louisville, KY
Marcus Schabacker, MD, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, ECRI; Chair, Institute for Safe Medication Practices, Lake Forest, IL
Sarah Scholle, DrPH
Vice President of Research & Analysis, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), Washington, DC
Meena Seshamani, MD, PhD
Vice President, Clinical Care Transformation, MedStar Health; Board, Health Care Transformation Task Force and The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC),Washington, DC
William H. Shrank, MD, MSHS
Chief Medical & Corporate Affairs Officer, Humana; Former Director of Evaluation, Innovation Center, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Louisville, KY
Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAP
President and CEO, AcademyHealth; Former Endowed Chair in Child Health Policy, University of South Florida; Former Director, Child Policy Research Center, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Washington, DC
Collin Stultz, MD, PhD
Cardiologist, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Maura Sullivan, MPA
Director of Government Affairs and Program Director Operation House Call, The Arc of Massachusetts, Lexington, MA
Sana Syal, MPH
Senior Program Manager, Medical Home Network, Chicago, IL
Faisel Syed, MD
National Director of Primary Care, ChenMed; Former Chief Medical Officer, Tampa Family Health Centers; Tampa, FL
Nalani Tarrant, MPH, PMP
Deputy Director, Research Projects, National Association of Community Health Centers; Former Director, Measures and Quality Collaboratives, American College of Emergency Physicians, Alexandria, VA
Efrain Talamantes, MD
Chief Operating Officer, AltaMed Health Service; Former Associate Director, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, UC Davis Health, Los Angeles, CA
Kou B. Thao, MA
Director, Center for Health Equity & Office of Minority & Multicultural Health, Minnesota Department of Health, St Paul, MN
Andrea Thoumi, MPP, MSc
Health Equity Policy Fellow, Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD Center for Health Policy, Washington, DC
Shaleta Dunn Vick
SENIOR Director Strategic Programs, Supplier Diversity, Vizient; Former Director, Supplier Diversity & Diverse Talent, ManpowerGroup, Dallas, TX
Régine Honoré Villain, MPH
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Network & Chief Supply Chain Officer, Ochsner Health System; Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, NYU Langone Health, New Orleans, LA
John Vu, MPH
Vice President, Strategy for Community Health, Kaiser Permanente; Design Team, Health Anchor Network, Berkeley, CA
Adrianne Wagner, MHSA, FACHE
Regional Vice President, Quality and Patient Safety for Employed Groups, Optum Pacific Northwest, Everett, WA
Melissa Walls, PhD
Bois Forte and Couchiching First Nation Anishinaabe; Director, Great Lakes Hub, Center for American Indian Health; Associate Professor of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Duluth, MN
Kurt Waltenbaugh
Founder and CEO, Carrot Health; Former Senior Director, Product Strategy, Optum, Minneapolis, MN
Roxie C. Wells, MD
President, Cape Fear Valley Hoke Hospital; Board of Trustees, American Hospital Association, Raeford, NC
Marcus Whitney
Founder and Managing Partner, Jumpstart Nova; Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Jumpstart Health Investors Full-time; Founder, Creative Power, Nashville, TN
Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MS, MD
Senior Vice President, Community Health & Equity and Chief Diversity Officer, Henry Ford; Assistant Professor, University of Michigan; Former State Surgeon General, Michigan, Detroit, MI
Ronald M. Wyatt, MD, MHA
VP and Patient Safety Officer, MCIC Vermont; Former Chief Quality Officer, Cook County Health; Former Chief Quality Officer, Hamad Health Care Institute (Qatar); Former Patient Safety Officer and Medical Director, The Joint Commission, Chicago, IL
Essey Yirdaw, MPH
Director, Data and Analytics, Colorado Hospital Association, Denver, CO
Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation/Sutter Health; Chairperson, Patient Safety Committee, Sutter Health,Mountain View, CA
David Zuckerman, MPP
Executive Director, Healthcare Anchor Network, Washington, DC (Moderator)