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
  • Mekdes Tsega, MPH, Program Associate, 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
  • Emily Zyborowicz, MPH, Associate Director, Peterson Center on Healthcare
  • Kalyani Thampi, MPA, Senior Manager, Peterson Center on Healthcare
  • Kayla Zalcgendler, MSPH, Associate Program Officer, 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

  • Amanda Parsons, MD, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, MetroPlus Health Plan
  • Andrey Ostrovsky, MD, Managing Partner, Social Innovation Ventures
  • Ann Hwang, MD, Director, Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation, Community Catalyst
  • Benjamin Miller, PsyD, Chief Strategy Officer, Well Being Trust
  • David Labby, MD, Health Strategy Advisor, Health Share of Oregon
  • Jose Figueroa, MD, MPH, Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • 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
  • Rob Mechanic, MBA, Executive Director, Institute for Accountable Care
  • Kedar Mate, MD, President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Innovation
  • Robyn Golden, LCSW, Associate Vice President of Population Health and Aging, Rush University Medical Center
  • Damon Francis, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Health Leads
  • Sarita Mohanty, MD, Vice President, Care Coordination and Vulnerable Populations, Kaiser Permanente

Updated: July 2020