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AHIP 2023

Jun 13 - 15, 2023

Experience what’s next, now at AHIP 2023 (Formerly Institute & Expo.) We’re building on AHIP’s decades-long heritage of bringing together the people, ideas, and solutions guiding greater health for years to come.

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Advisory Board

The AHIP 2023 Advisory Board's renowned health care leaders share their expertise on cutting-edge issues shaping health care's future. With a shared goal of improving affordability, access, equity, and value for everyone, these advisors are instrumental in identifying emerging themes, strategies, innovations, and best practices to deliver a compelling content agenda. To date, advisory board members include:

Board Members

Nebeyou Abebe

Senior Vice President, Social Determinants of Health

Highmark Health

Nebeyou Abebe is the senior vice president of social determinants of health for Highmark Health. He brings nearly 20 years of experience leading social determinants of health, population health, and employee health and well-being initiatives for public and private sector organizations. In his role at Highmark Health, he leads a team that spans across the enterprise and forges close ties with…

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Karen S. Amstutz, MD, MBA

Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer

AmeriHealth Caritas

Dr. Karen Amstutz is Chief Medical Officer for AmeriHealth Caritas, a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for those most in need. A pediatrician with more than two decades of experience as a health plan physician executive, she oversees care management and utilization management, as well as medical, dental, pharmacy, and behavioral health clinical…

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Jan Berger, MD


Health Intelligence Partners

Jan founded Health Intelligence Partners as a health care consultancy that blends more than thirty years of business and clinical experience. Health Intelligence Partners has a global focus (engagements in 13 countries with both health organizations and National Ministries of Health), working with clients on both short -term and long-term healthcare business strategies and solutions. Jan and…

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Jon Burow

Vice President, Customer Experience & Digital Transformation

Independent Health

Jon Burow is a technologist, futurist, and courageous explorer of experience design. Jon’s career has been wide ranging through healthcare, retail e-commerce, messaging and multichannel communications, and Internet of Things (IOT) – to name a few – serving over 10M monthly active users. Some of his past customers include Liberty Global, AT&T, Wide Open West, CenturyLink, Paula Deen Foods,…

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Lisa Bari, MBA, MPH


Civitas Networks for Health

Lisa Bari is Civitas Networks for Health’s Chief Executive Officer. Lisa previously served as the CEO of the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative and as the Health IT and Interoperability lead at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Innovation Center, where she led health IT policy for the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus model and helped author the CMS…

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Caroline Carney, MD, MSc, FAPM, CPHQ

President, Behavioral Health & Chief Medical Officer

Magellan Health

Dr. Caroline Carney is a board-certified internist and a board-certified psychiatrist. She joined Magellan Health in 2016 and serves as Magellan Health’s Chief Medical Officer, overseeing Magellan Healthcare and Magellan RX Management. Her previous experience includes the role of SVP Chief Medical Officer of Magellan Behavioral Health and Magellan Specialty Health. She served as the chief…

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Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, FACP

Professor of Healthcare Ethics

University of Chicago Hospital Health System

Dr. Marshall Chin is the Richard Parrillo Family Professor of Healthcare Ethics in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago, Co-Chair of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network Health Equity Advisory Team, and Co-Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Advancing Health Equity: Leading Care, Payment,…

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Rob M. Coppedge, CFA


Echo Health Ventures

Rob Coppedge leads Echo Health Ventures’ efforts to identify, invest in and grow innovative companies that enable and deliver a transformed experience to health care consumers nationwide. He has more than 20 years of experience in health care venture capital and business building.

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Jackie Ejuwa, PharmD, MHL

Vice President, Health Transformation Acceleration

Blue Shield of California

Dr. Jackie Ejuwa is a healthcare futurist who vividly imagines how healthcare could be transformed. Jackie’s three decades in healthcare have been in a variety of roles across sub-Saharan Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States, within both the healthcare delivery and managed healthcare/payor systems.

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Garth Graham, MD, MPH

Director & Global Head of Healthcare & Public Health


Garth Graham is cardiologist, researcher and public health expert Garth Graham joins Google as Director and Global Head of Healthcare and Public Health Partnerships at YouTube and Google Health. He previously served in two US administrations as US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, and was Assistant Dean for Health Policy and Chief of Health Services Research in the department of medicine…

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Robert Gluckman, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Providence Health Plan

Dr. Robert Gluckman has served in a variety of leadership positions with Providence. Prior to becoming chief medical officer for Providence Health Plans in December 2010, Dr. Gluckman served as chief medical officer for the teaching clinics at Providence Medical Group. He served on the faculty for Providence St. Vincent Internal Medicine Residency for 18 years, where he maintained an active…

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Cora Han, JD

Chief Health Data Officer

UC Health

Cora Han is the Chief Health Data Officer for University of California Health (UCH) and Executive Director of the Center for Data-driven Insights and Innovation (CDI2) at UCH. In her role, she develops and implements strategies for leveraging health data in a responsible and innovative way, and directs UC system-wide health data governance initiatives. Cora joined UCH from the Federal Trade…

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Aparna Higgins

Senior Policy Fellow

Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

Aparna Higgins is Founder and CEO of Ananya Health Innovations Inc., a Policy Fellow at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, and previously served on the LAN Guiding Committee. She is a nationally-recognized leader and expert in payment and delivery system reform, quality measurement, and healthcare analytics with experience in both public and private sector healthcare programs.

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Lindy Hinman

Medicare Strategy Officer & President, Supplemental Benefits


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Sharon K. Jhawar, PharmD, MBA, BCGP

Chief Pharmacy Officer

SCAN Health Plan

As Chief Pharmacy Officer, Sharon Jhawar optimizes prescription benefits and clinical programs for SCAN Health Plan. She provides direction on the development of innovative, pharmacy care programs that ensure safe and appropriate member medication use, and manages contracting, oversight and compliance of pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) operations.

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Sue Knudson

Senior Vice President & Chief Health Engagement & Informatics Officer


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Ingrid C. Lindberg

Founder & CXO

Chief Customer

When it comes to the customer experience, no one knows it better than Ingrid. Recognized around the world for her leading-edge customer experience theories, practices and culture transformations, Ingrid is called upon by major global brands to help them change the way they treat their customers.

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Susan Mani, MD, FACC

Assistant Vice President, Population Health


Dr. Susan Mani is the AVP of Population Health at Humana. She is responsible for the design and end to end implementation of care delivery models and clinical programs to advance Humana's vision of becoming a clinical company Using human centered design principles and agile methodologies, Susan leads multiple enterprise teams in creating connected, member-centric experiences focused on driving…

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Cara McNulty, DPA

President, Behavioral Health & Mental Well-being

CVS Heath

Cara McNulty, DPA is President of Behavioral Health and Mental Wellbeing at CVS Health, a leading provider of mental health and employee assistance program (EAP) solutions to members and communities around the globe. She oversees a national team that spearheads the development of CVS Health and Aetna’s programs, products and capabilities designed to offer individuals easy access to quality,…

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Cathy Moffitt, MD, FAAP, CHIE

Senior Vice President & Aetna Chief Medical Officer

CVS Health

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Marjorie Morrison

CEO & Co-Founder

Psych Hub

Marjorie Morrison is the CEO and co-founder of Psych Hub, the world's largest mental health education platform. A visionary and passionate pioneer in the mental health space, she co-founded Psych Hub with Patrick J. Kennedy to connect people with best-in-class online education for mental health practitioners, allies, and consumers to learn more about some of our Nation’s most…

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Steven D. Pearson, MD, MSc

Founder & President

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER)

Steven D. Pearson, MD, MSc is the Founder and President of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), an independent non-profit organization that evaluates the evidence on the value of medical tests, treatments, and delivery system innovations to encourage collaborative efforts to improve patient care and control costs. Prominent among its evidence reports are ICER reviews of new…

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Angela L. Perri, MBA

Chief Medicare Officer, UPMC Health Plan & Professor, University of Pittsburgh

UPMC & University of Pittsburgh

Angela L. Perri leads the Health Plan’s Medicare Products division, which includes the Medicare Advantage and Special Needs Plans (SNP) serving Pennsylvania known as UPMC for Life. She provides strategic direction for the Medicare-SNP products focused on serving all seniors, persons with disabilities, and those who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. Reporting to Diane…

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James A. Polo, MD, MBA, MSS, FAPA

Executive Medical Director

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon

Dr. James A. Polo, MD, MBA is the Executive Medical Director for Regence Health Plans serving WA, OR, ID, and UT. He is board-certified in both General Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry with over 30 years of experience as an actively practicing physician in multiple treatment settings.

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Pleasant Radford, Jr., MBA

Health Equity Officer


Pleasant A Radford, Jr. is a multidisciplinary healthcare professional who applies his experience in healthcare management, global health, and community engagement to embed health and racial equity within the walls and foundation of the U.S. health care system. Currently, he is the Health Equity Officer at UCare, where he works with organizational and community leaders to strengthen the…

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Kyu Rhee, MD, MPP

Former Chief Medical Officer of Aetna, IBM, & Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

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Michael Sherman, MD, MBA, MS

Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer


Dr. Michael Sherman is executive vice president chief medical officer of Point32Health, providing clinical medical leadership to enhance quality of care and outcomes for health care consumers. He is responsible for clinical innovation, quality and accreditation, medical policy, and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, which includes the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard…

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Myra Simon

Director, Federal Policy

Cambia Health Solutions

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Chris Stenzel

National Vice President, Business Development & Innovation, Kaiser Permanente; Co-Founder,

Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Chris Stenzel is National Vice President for Business Development and Innovation for national health plan functions at Kaiser Permanente. His role is to improve Kaiser Permanente’s competitive position, growth and performance through innovative new business initiatives and relationships. He currently oversees a portfolio of initiatives ranging from telehealth enabled retail care to clinical…

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Lisa Suennen

President, Digital & Data Solutions, Canary Medical; CEO

Venture Valkyrie

With more than 30 years’ experience as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, board member and strategic advisor, Lisa Suennen has focused broadly on new technologies and how they are transforming businesses. She has spent much of her career helping companies adopt and leverage digital technologies, develop strategies for growth through innovation and investment, and build strong collaborations…

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Geralyn Trujillo

Director, Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs


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