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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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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
Katherine Gergen Barnett, MD
Vice Chair of Primary Care Innovation and Transformation, Department of Family Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
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
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
Michael Bilton, MPP
System Director, Community Health/Community Benefit, CommonSpirit Health; Former Executive Director, Association for Community Health Improvement, San Francisco, CA
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
Cathy Chavers
Tribal Chairwoman, Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, Nett Lake, MN
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
Cindy Clemence, CPA, FHFMA
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Trinity Health, Livonia, MI
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
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
Jaime Dircksen, MA
Vice President, Community Health and Well-Being, Trinity Health, Former Managing Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health, Detroit, MI
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
Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Health Care Financial Management Association (HFMA); Former Vice President, Hospital Finance, Spectrum Health,Chicago, IL
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
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
Melinda Hancock, MBA
Chief Administrative & Financial Officer, VCU Health System; Former Chief Financial Officer, Bon Secours Virginia Health System, Richmond, VA
Scott Hawig, CPA, CMA, MBA
Executive Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and Treasurer, Froedtert Heath, Milwaukee WI
Paloma Hernandez, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer, Urban Health Plan; Secretary, National Association of Community Health Centers, Bronx, NY
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
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 G. Lee, FHFMA
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Adventist HealthCare, Gaithersburg, MD
James H. Lee, MD
Psychiatry Resident, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
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
Stephen Lockhart, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer, Sutter Health;Chair, Board of Directors, NatureBridge, Sacramento, CA
John Maceri
Chief Executive Officer, The People Concern; Board Chair, Santa Monica Bay, Area Human Relations Council; Advisory Board, Ziman Center for Real Estate Affordable Housing, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Rose Maljanian, MBA
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, HealthCAWS; Chairman Emeritus, Population Health Alliance, Farmington, CT
Lucy Marcil, MD, MPH
Associate Director for Economic Mobility, Center for the Urban Child and Healthy Family, Boston Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
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
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
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
Marcos Pesquera, MPH
System Vice President, Community Benefit, Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, CHRISTUS Health; Former Executive Director, Center for Health, Equity and Wellness; Senior Director Diversity Programs, Adventist HealthCare, Irving, TX
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
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
Danielle Price
Director, Community Health Engagement, University Hospitals; Former Program Coordinator, Neighborhood Connections, Cleveland, OH
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
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
Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS
Professor Departments of Medicine, University of California San Francisco; Director, Food Policy, Health, and Hunger Research Program, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA
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
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
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
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
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
Roxie C. Wells, MD
President, Cape Fear Valley Hoke Hospital; Board of Trustees, American Hospital Association, Raeford, NC
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
Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation/Sutter Health; Chairperson, Patient Safety Committee, Sutter Health,Mountain View, CA
Barry Zuckerman, MD
Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine; Founder Medical-Legal Partnership for Children, Boston, MA