The Team Behind the Playbook

Center for Health Care Strategies

The Seven Foundation Collaborative

  • Arielle Mir, MPA, Vice President of Health Care, Arnold Ventures
  • Melinda K. Abrams, MS, Senior Vice President, The Commonwealth Fund
  • Corinne Lewis, MSW, Program Officer, The Commonwealth Fund
  • Marcus Escobedo, MPA, Senior Program Officer, The John A. Hartford Foundation
  • Nancy Wexler, DBH, MPH, Program Officer, The John A. Hartford Foundation
  • Scott Bane, JD, MPA, Program Officer, The John A. Hartford Foundation
  • Lisa Watkins, MD, Director, Multi-State Collaborative, Milbank Memorial Fund
  • Kalyani Thampi, MPA, Senior Manager, Peterson Center on Healthcare
  • Susan R. Mende, MPH, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Gretchen Alkema, PhD, LCSW, Vice President of Policy and Communications, The SCAN Foundation
  • Erin Westphal, MS, Program Officer, The SCAN Foundation

Advisory Group

  • Torrie Fields, MPH, Chief Executive Officer, Votive Health
  • Jose Figueroa, MD, MPH, Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Damon Francis, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Health Leads
  • Robyn Golden, LCSW, Associate Vice President of Population Health and Aging, Rush University Medical Center
  • Laura Gottlieb, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF; Founding Director, Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network (SIREN)
  • Lauran Hardin, MSN, RN-BC, CNL, Senior Advisor, National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers
  • Sachin Jain, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, SCAN Group and Health Plan
  • Melinda Karp, MBA, Senior Vice President, Consumer Partnership, Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Parinda Khatri, PhD, Chief Clinical Officer, Cherokee Health Systems
  • David Labby, MD, Health Strategy Advisor, Health Share of Oregon
  • Pascale Leone, MPP, Vice President, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, Corporation for Supportive Housing
  • Rishi Manchanda, MD, MPH, Chief Executive Officer, HealthBegins
  • Diana Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior Policy Service Professor, George Washington University School of Nursing; Programme Co-Director, International Council of Nurses, Global Nursing Leadership Institute
  • Kedar Mate, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Healthcare Innovation
  • Rob Mechanic, MBA, Executive Director, Institute for Accountable Care
  • Benjamin Miller, PsyD, Chief Strategy Officer, Well Being Trust
  • Amanda Parsons, MD, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, MetroPlus Health Plan
  • Karthik Sivashanker, MD, MPH, CPPS; Vice President of Equitable Health Systems, American Medical Association; Medical Director for Quality, Safety, and Equity, Brigham Health

Updated: April 2021