2016 Conference

Ms. Ann Lopes joined the Plan Management Team of the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange in November, 2012, where she contributed to the successful implementation of the state’s marketplace with initial enrollment surpassing expected goals. While a Product Manager at Aetna, she gained expertise in government health insurance programs through the launch of the Medicare Part […]

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  • Tamela Griffin is the Director for the Office of Policy in the Medicaid/CHIP division of the Health and Human Services commission. She has worked for 25 years in a wide variety of roles within the HHS system as well as at the local level. Areas of experience include fiscal policy, behavioral health and children’s issues. […]

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    October 7, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference, Bio
  • Alan J. Russell, Ph.D. is the Highmark Distinguished Career Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, where he directs the Disruptive Health Technology Institute. He was the founding Editor-in-Chief of Disruptive Science and Technology and has appeared on Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of the top 100 people who will change America. Dr. Russell has founded three biotechnology […]

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    October 7, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference, Bio
  • Senator Judy Lee from West Fargo, ND was first elected to the North Dakota Senate in 1994. She has been a member of the Human Services Committee since then and has served as chair since 2001. She also has been a member of the Political Subdivisions and Government and Veterans Affairs Committees. Senator Lee was […]

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  • Robin Lunge, MHCDS, J.D. is the Director of Health Care Reform in Vermont’s Agency of Administration and is charged with coordinating and overseeing the state’s health care reform efforts. In addition, she serves as liaison to the Green Mountain Care Board – an independent board charged with designing and administering health care payment and delivery […]

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  • Richard N. Gottfried has chaired the NY State Assembly Health Committee since 1987 and represents a district in Manhattan. He works to expand publicly funded health coverage; protect patient autonomy, especially in reproductive and end-of-life care; and support safety-net health care providers. He sponsors the “New York Health” bill to create a state single-payer universal […]

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  • David Matusoff is an executive at the intersection technology and policy. He has expertise in public sector, policy, start-ups and organizational transformation. In October, 2015 he became the Executive Director of the Management and Performance Hub (MPH) for the State of Indiana. MPH is the leading organization nationally helping state government transform through utilizing data, […]

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  • Wayne Lindstrom, Ph.D. has serves as the Director of BHSD and the CEO of the BH Collaborative for the State of New Mexico. His last position was the president and CEO of Mental Health America (MHA). Dr. Lindstrom has 45 years of behavioral health experience and his doctoral degree is from Case Western Reserve University […]

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    October 7, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference, Bio
  • Dr. Wroth is President and Chief Medical Officer for North Carolina Community Care Networks (N3CN) which is a public-private partnership that manages NC’s Medicaid population through provider-led, community based medical home networks. Dr. Wroth practices as a family physician in a Federally Qualified Health Center where he cares for patients from cradle to grave. He […]

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    October 7, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference, Bio
  • Kate Harris is the Director of Policy and Research for Connect for Health Colorado, Colorado’s state-based health insurance marketplace. In this role, she oversees the organization’s public policy development, legislative affairs, and a variety of strategy and research initiatives. Prior to joining Connect for Health Colorado, Kate was a Policy Analyst at the Washington Health […]

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    October 4, 2016 | Filed under: 2016 Conference, Bio