2018 Congress Faculty


Laura Balsamini
Laura Balsamini, PharmD, BCPS
Director of Pharmacy Services
Summit Medical Group of New Jersey


Jordan Barbour
Jordan Barbour, MPH
Director, Clinical Operations, Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine
Geisinger Health


Rick Brooks
Rick Brooks
Director, Healthcare Workforce Transformation
Rhode Island Executive Office of Health & Human Services


Richard M. Celko
Richard M. Celko, DMD, MBA
Dental Director
UPMC Health Plan


Laura Finkelstein Chaise
Laura Finkelstein Chaise
Staff Vice President, Long Term Services and Supports
Centene Corporation


Phillip Chang
Phillip Chang, MD, FACS
Chief Medical Officer
University of Kentucky HealthCare (Chairperson)


Mary Ann Christopher
Mary Ann Christopher, MSN, RN, FAAN
Vice President, Clinical Operations and Transformation
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey


Kevin Coughlin
Kevin Coughlin
Executive, Policy Initiative Advisor, Division of Medicaid Services
Wisconsin Department of Health Services


Terrence J. Cunningham
Terrence J. Cunningham
Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director
AmeriHealth Caritas DC


Judith Candice Davis
Judith Candice Davis
Divisional Vice President, Clinical Operations Government Programs
Health Care Service Corporation


David Frum
David Frum
President and CEO, Bridgton Hospital; President and CEO, Rumford Hospital


Mohit M. Ghose
Mohit M. Ghose
Health Care Executive


David Hasleton
David Hasleton, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer
Intermountain Healthcare


Michael Heifetz
Michael Heifetz
Medicaid Director, Department of Health Services
State of Wisconsin


Peter Hill
Peter Hill, MD
Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs, Johns Hopkins Health System;
Vice President, Medical Affairs, The Johns Hopkins Hospital


Martha Hodgesmith
Martha Hodgesmith, JD
Associate Director, Research and Training Center on Independent Living
University of Kansas


Eric C. Hunter
Eric C. Hunter
President and Chief Executive Officer
CareOregon


JJ Janoyan
JJ Janoyan, DO, SFHM, CPE
Medical Director, UT Hospitalists
University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville TN


Bob Kalin
Bob Kalin, LNFA, BA, MEd
Vice President of Long Term Care Operations
Molina Healthcare of Texas, Inc.


Amy K. Kendall
Amy K. Kendall
Chief Administrative Officer
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare


Brian Konowalchuk
Brian Konowalchuk, MD
Chair, Essentia Opiate Oversight Committee
Essentia Health


Josh Krintzman
Josh Krintzman, JD
Director, Government Relations
Commonwealth Care Alliance


Scott LaNeve
Scott LaNeve
Senior Vice President, Health and Patient Care Systems
HealthTrack RX


Debra J. Lipson
Debra J. Lipson
Senior Fellow
Mathematica Policy Research
Invited


Kelly Love
Kelly Love, JD
Senior Policy Analyst
Commonwealth Medicine—Center for Health Law and Economics


Serena Lowe
Serena Lowe, PhD
Senior Policy Adviser, Office on Policy Analysis & Development, Center for Policy & Evaluation
Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services


Leah M. Lozier
Leah M. Lozier, PhD
Social Science Analyst, Program Evaluation Division, Office of Policy Development and Research
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)


Jay Ludlam
Jay Ludlam, JD
Assistant Secretary for Medicaid Transformation, Division of Health Benefits, Department of Health and Human Services
North Carolina


Michelle J. Lyn
Michelle J. Lyn, MBA, MHA
Assistant Professor and Chief, Division of Community Health, Department of Community and Family Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine


Nick Macchione
Nick Macchione, FACHE
Agency Director
County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency


Palmer MacKie
Palmer MacKie, MD, MS
Director, Integrative Pain Program, Eskenazi Health, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine


Cindy Mann
Cindy Mann
Partner
Manatt Phelps & Phillips, LLP


Elizabeth Matney
Elizabeth Matney
Bureau Chief, Managed Care Oversight and Supports, Department of Human Services Medicaid Division
Iowa


Marybeth McCaffrey
Marybeth McCaffrey, J.D.
Principal
Commonwealth Medicine—Center for Health Law and Economics


Ali Mchourab
Ali Mchourab, MD
Chief, Pain Medicine Service, Northeast Ohio VA Health Care System,
Director, Cleveland VA-ECHO Project


Andy McMahon
Andy McMahon
Vice President, Health and Human Services Policy
UnitedHealthcare Community & State


Shannon M. McMahon
Shannon M. McMahon, MPA
Executive Director, Medicaid Policy
Kaiser Permanente
Former Medicaid Director
Maryland


Perry Meadows
Perry Meadows, MD, JD, MBA
Medical Director, Government Programs
Geisinger Health Plan


Markwayne Mullin
Markwayne Mullin
Congressman, Oklahoma 2nd District
Member, Health Subcommittee on the House Energy and Commerce Committee
U.S. House of Representatives


Jeff M. Myers
Jeff M. Myers
President and Chief Executive Officer
MHPA


Thomas Novak
Thomas Novak
Medicaid Interoperability Lead, Office of Policy
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT


Douglas Oyler
Douglas Oyler
Chair, Opioid Stewardship
University of Kentucky HealthCare


Randy Ricker
Randy Ricker
Vice President, MLTSS
Optima Health


Tony Rodgers
Tony Rodgers
Principal
Health Management Associates


Marisa Scala-Foley
Marisa Scala-Foley
Director, Office of Integration Care Innovations
U.S. Administration for Community Living


Claudia Schlosberg
Claudia Schlosberg, JD
Senior Deputy/State Medicaid Director
Department of Health Care Finance
Washington, D.C.


James Schuster
James Schuster, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Behavioral Health and Medicaid Services
UPMC Insurance Division


Robert Seifert
Robert Seifert, MPA
Principal
Commonwealth Medicine—Center for Health Law and Economics


Alexander Shekhdar
Alexander Shekhdar, JD, MHS
Vice President, Federal and State Policy
Medicaid Health Plans of America


June Simmons
June Simmons, MSW
President, Chief Executive Officer
Partners in Care Foundation


Richard L. Snyder
Richard L. Snyder, MD
Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Care Transformation Officer
Independence Blue Cross


James Sullivan
James Sullivan, MD, PhD
Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Butler Hospital
Care New England


Brian Swift
Brian Swift, PharmD, MBA
Vice President, Chief Pharmacy Officer
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals


Shawn Terrell
Shawn Terrell, MS, MSW
Health Insurance Specialist
Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services


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Bea Thibedeau, DNP RN
Director, Clinical Management and LTSS
Tufts Health Plan - Public Plans


Lori Tishler
Lori Tishler, MD, MPH
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Commonwealth Care Alliance


Patsy Tschudy
Patsy Tschudy , RN, CCM
Corporate Director, Managed Care,
Cantex Continuing Care Network


Tammy Tucker
Tammy Tucker, PsyD
Associate Administrator
Memorial Healthcare System


Thomas F. Wildsmith
Thomas F. Wildsmith, FSA, MAAA
Senior Manager, Public Policy
Aetna


Lori Wing-Heier
Lori Wing-Heier
Director, Division of Insurance
Alaska