Jun 112016

Who is the keynote speaker at WHITE 2016? Thought you would never ask!

This year’s keynote speaker at WHITE 2016 is Dr. Lisa Simpson. Dr. Simpson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Academy Health.  Having over 80 publications in scholarly journals, her research focuses on improving the performance of the health care system. Here are 4 interesting facts about Dr. Simpson.

  1. Keynote address at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) Medicaid/CHIP Quality Conference
  2. Winner of the 2010 Public Policy and Advocacy award!
  3. Published Health Plan Quality Improvement Strategy Under the Affordable Care Act
  4. Served as the Deputy Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Dr. Simpson makes a powerful impact in the area of health policy and system response to childhood obesity.    She also currently serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research, Healthcare. We are honored to have Dr. Simpson serve as the keynote at WHITE 2016 on Friday, October 21 and look forward to her talk!

We hope to see you at WHITE 2016 at the Westin hotel, Alexandria, VA.

Reference: http://www.healthandsocietyscholars.org/media/file/Simpson_Lisa.pdf

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