Health Policy Events

Join moderator Alison Cuellar, PhD, Professor and Director of the Health Policy Collaboratory, Department of Health Administration and Policy for the 2022 Health Policy Speaker Series. 

Thursday, October 27: 6:30-7:30 pm EST
Accountable Health Organizations: Lessons & Future Directions

Zoom| Register Now for the Oct. 27 Webinar 

Past Events

Tuesday, May 31: 1-2 pm EST               
Federal and State Health Policymaking Priorities Now 

Zoom | Register Now for the May 31 Webinar
  • View from Capitol Hill: Audrey Smith, Senior Policy Advisor to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV)
  • State Medicaid Opportunities: Hemi Tewarson, Executive Director, National Academy of State Health Policy


Tuesday, June 14: 1-2 pm EST                  
Policies to Reduce Harms from Substance Use Disorder

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  • Federal Policy Proposals: CAPT Jeffrey Coady, PsyD, SAMHSA, Acting Director, Substance Abuse Prevention (CASP) and SAMHSA Region 5 Administrator
  • State Initiatives: Elise T. Simonsen, PhD, Senior Policy Analyst, NGA Center For Best Practices
  • Policy Changes in the Legal-Carceral System: Major Amanda Lambert, President, American Jail Association


Tuesday, June 28: 1-2 pm EST 
Policies to Promote Health Equity

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  • Bechara Choucair, MD (invited), Chief Health Officer, Kaiser Permanente
  • Cristal Gary, Chief Advocacy Officer, Ascension
  • Melissa Monbouquette, Deputy Director, BUILD Health Challenge
  • Jessica Nadler, Managing Director and Deloitte Health Equity Lead, Federal Health


Tuesday, July 12: 1-2 pm EST                 
Policies to Support the Health Care Workforce

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  • Sara Markowitz, PhD, Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Economics, Emory University
  • Megan Healy, Former Virginia Secretary of Labor 
  • Cynthia Lawrence, Director of the Office of Workforce Development, Carilion Clinic 
  • Hannah Maxey, Director, Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy


Wednesday, July 27: 1-2 pm EST 
Policies to Promote Efficiency, Reduce Surprises and Elevate Transparency

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  • Sharon A. Lamberton, MS, RN, Deputy Vice President, State Policy and External Outreach, PhRMA
  • Niall Brennan, Chief Analytics and Privacy Officer, Clarify Health Solutions
  • James Capretta, Senior Fellow and Milton Friedman Chair, AEI


Visit the Health Policy Seminar Series Archive to view past 2021 events.