Drew Altman is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  He is an innovator in the world of foundations and a leading expert on national health policy who publishes and speaks widely on health issues. Dr. Altman founded the current-day Kaiser Family Foundation in the early 1990s, directing a completeFull Bio

Samantha Artiga serves as Director of the Disparities Policy Project at the KFF and Associate Director for the KFF’s Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured. Ms. Artiga leads research and policy analysis to provide greater insight into healthcare disparities affecting underserved groups and strategies to promote equity in health care. In addition, she serves asFull Bio

Mollyann Brodie is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Kaiser Family Foundation and Executive Director of KFF’s Public Opinion and Survey Research Program. As COO, Dr. Brodie oversees KFF’s budgeting, human resources, facilities management, and the executive operations of the President’s Office and Board of Trustees. As ED of Public Opinion and SurveyFull Bio

Elizabeth “Suzy” Cain is the Chief Financial Officer at KFF. Suzy serves as the primary business officer for KFF, overseeing accounting, financial and tax reporting, financial analysis and forecasting. Prior to joining the KFF, she served as Chief Financial Officer for the San Francisco Chronicle and the Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund, as Financial AdvisorFull Bio

Alicia Carbaugh is an Associate Director for Global Health & HIV Policy at KFF, where she contributes to a variety of projects and oversees the Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report.  She has also served as a policy analyst for the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.  Prior to joining KFF in 2003, sheFull Bio

Gary Claxton is a Senior Vice President, the Director of the Program on the Health Care Marketplace at KFF.  The Health Care Marketplace Project provides information, research, and analysis about trends in the health care market and about policy proposals that relate to health insurance reform and our changing health care system.  The Program forFull Bio

Cynthia Cox is Vice President at the Kaiser Family Foundation and Director for the Program on the ACA, where she conducts economic and policy research on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its effects on private insurers and enrollees. Her work focuses on enrollment, pricing, and competition in the ACA’s exchange markets. Cynthia also directsFull Bio

Juliette Cubanski is an Associate Director of the Program on Medicare Policy at KFF, where she has been conducting research and analysis on Medicare policy issues since 2004. At KFF, Dr. Cubanski leads analysis on Medicare prescription drug coverage and related policy issues, including analysis of trends in the Medicare Part D drug benefit program.Full Bio

Damon Darlin, Executive Editor, has worked as a reporter and editor for a number of newspaper and magazines. He cut his teeth as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, which included stints as a foreign correspondent in Japan and Korea. He was an editor of the News You Can Use section of U.S. NewsFull Bio

Lindsey Dawson is Associate Director of HIV Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation. Ms. Dawson conducts research and analysis on domestic HIV policy. Her work focuses on how health systems, insurance coverage, and federal funding impact access to care for people with HIV and the programs that serve them. Ms. Dawson also focuses on LGBTFull Bio

Esther Dicks is Vice President and Director of Human Resources at the Kaiser Family Foundation.  She is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources at the Foundation, overseeing recruitment, compensation, labor relations, workforce diversity, office administration, payroll and benefits.   Ms. Dicks is based in the Foundation’s San Francisco headquarters, but is also responsible for managingFull Bio

Dean Duchak is Co-Director of Investments at the Kaiser Family Foundation.  Dean co-leads, with Eleanor Hsu, the investment activities made on behalf of the Foundation.  Prior to joining the Foundation’s investment team in 2011, he worked for JPMorgan. Dean began his career in Commodities within the Investment Bank later moving to Risk within JPMorgan’s AssetFull Bio

Penny Duckham has directed the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation’s media fellowships program since its launch in 1993.  The program now provides in-depth site visits and briefings for invited groups of journalists, typically focused on State health policy and public health issues, to help broaden the American public’s understanding of these issues. Over the years,Full Bio

Rachel Garfield is Vice President at the Kaiser Family Foundation and Co-Director for its Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured. She has 20 years of experience in Medicaid policy research and is an expert in data analysis on insurance coverage and access to care for the low-income population.  She also has conducted work in public financingFull Bio

Liz Hamel is Vice President and Director of Public Opinion and Survey Research at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where she directs KFF’s polling work including the monthly Health Tracking Poll and ongoing survey partnerships with news media organizations such as The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and CNN. Her public opinion research experience spans aFull Bio

Kathleen Hayden, Senior Digital Editor for Kaiser Health News, is a 20-year online news veteran with a specialty in government, elections and policy coverage. Before joining KHN, she managed Bloomberg Government’s online, information graphics and multimedia teams and edited news and analysis on industries including health care. Prior to BGOV, Kathleen worked at AOL, CNNFull Bio

John Hillkirk, Senior Enterprise Editor for Kaiser Health News, was a reporter or editor at USA TODAY for 33 years. Most recently, he led the newspaper’s Investigations team which won two IRE Silver Medals, a Gerald Loeb Award, a duPont-Columbia prize and was a Pulitzer finalist. Prior to that, John was editor-in-chief for three yearsFull Bio

Tina Hoff is a Senior Vice President for the Kaiser Family Foundation and Director of the Foundation’s Health Communication and Media Partnerships Program.  She oversees public information campaigns with leading media companies and other public and private sector partners in the U.S. and abroad to address pressing health issues, most notably HIV/AIDS and related topics.Full Bio

Eleanor Hsu is Co-Director of Investments at the Kaiser Family Foundation.  Eleanor co-leads, with Dean Duchak, the investment activities made on behalf of the Foundation.  Prior to joining the Foundation, she was an Associate Director focused on Real Estate and Natural Resources Investments for the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation.  Previously, Eleanor worked as anFull Bio

Gretchen Jacobson is an Associate Director with the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Program on Medicare Policy where she directs and conducts projects pertaining to the Medicare program and the population it serves, with much of her work focusing on Medicare Advantage plans and low-income beneficiaries. In recent years, her work has appeared in the New EnglandFull Bio

Dr. Jen Kates is Senior Vice President and Director of Global Health & HIV Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where she oversees the Foundation’s policy analysis and research focused on the U.S. government’s role in global health and on the global and domestic HIV epidemics. Widely regarded as an expert in the field, sheFull Bio

Ashley Kirzinger is an Associate Director for the Public Opinion and Survey Research team of the Kaiser Family Foundation. Prior to joining Kaiser, she served as Director of the University of Illinois Springfield’s Survey Research Office. She earned a Ph.D. in Media & Public Affairs at Louisiana State University’s Manship School where she also workedFull Bio

Chris Lee is a senior communications officer at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where he has worked since 2008. He previously was a staff writer at The Washington Post and The Dallas Morning News. Chris earned a Master in Public Policy (MPP) degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and a Bachelor of Arts inFull Bio

Larry Levitt is Executive Vice President for Health Policy, overseeing KFF’s policy work on Medicare, Medicaid, the health care marketplace, the Affordable Care Act, women’s health, and global health. He previously was Editor-in-Chief of kaisernetwork.org, the Foundation’s online health policy news and information service, and directed the Foundation’s communications and online activities and its ChangingFull Bio

Josh Michaud is an Associate Director for Global Health Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where he helps guide and oversee the Foundation’s research and analysis in the area of global health. Dr. Michaud is an authority on a range of global health policy issues including financing, the roles and activities of U.S. agencies andFull Bio

Kellie Moss is an Associate Director of Global Health & HIV Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where her work focuses on the U.S. government’s role in global health. Her recent research and policy analyses have focused on non-governmental organizations’ engagement in U.S. global health efforts; the Department of Defense’s role in global health and,Full Bio

MaryBeth Musumeci is an Associate Director at the Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured, where she concentrates on Medicaid for people with disabilities, including issues related to people dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid and long-term services and supports.  Prior to joining the KFF, she held a Reuschlein Clinical Teaching Fellowship at Villanova University School ofFull Bio

As senior vice president of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and Director of the Foundation’s Program on Medicare Policy, Tricia Neuman oversees the Foundation’s policy analysis and research pertaining to Medicare, and health coverage and care for aging Americans and people with disabilities. A widely cited Medicare policy expert, Dr. Neuman focuses on topicsFull Bio

Craig Palosky joined the Foundation in 2004 following six years as a public affairs officer with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Health Care Financing Administration.  Prior to that, he reported for the Tampa Tribune, covering health care, politics and government.  He is a graduate of Princeton University.

Karen Pollitz is a Senior Fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF).  She works on the Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, tracking implementation of private market reforms with a focus on consumer protections.  Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked at the US Department of Health and Human Services on nationalFull Bio

Matthew Rae is the Associate Director for the Program on the Health Care Marketplace at the Kaiser Family Foundation. The program researches and analyzes the private insurance market and policy proposals to reform it. In this capacity, Matthew has managed the Employer Health Benefit Survey since 2011. He has a special interest in analytic methods,Full Bio

Usha Ranji is Associate Director for Women’s Health Policy at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.   Her work addresses the impact of major health policy issues on women and girls, with an emphasis on insurance coverage, access to care, and low-income populations.  In particular, her work aims to understand how federal, state, and local policies,Full Bio

Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-in-Chief, joined KHN in September 2016 after 22 years as a correspondent at the New York Times, where she covered a variety of beats from healthcare to environment to reporter in the Beijing bureau. While in China she covered SARs, bird flu and the emergence of HIV/AIDS in rural areas. Libby’s two-year-long NewFull Bio

David Rousseau is Vice President and Executive Director of Health Policy Media and Technology and Publisher of Kaiser Health News. He oversees the Foundation’s health policy media programs, including Kaiser Health News and all journalism programs, and directs the Foundation’s technology and online activities.  Previously, Mr. Rousseau was Director of the Foundation’s statehealthfacts.org project and wasFull Bio

Robin Rudowitz is Vice President at the Kaiser Family Foundation and Co-Director for the Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured, where she focuses on state and federal Medicaid financing issues and Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.  Prior to joining KFF in 2004, Rudowitz was a Senior Manager at The Lewin Group, a health policyFull Bio

Alina Salganicoff is Senior Vice President and Director of Women’s Health Policy.  Widely regarded as an expert on women’s health policy, she has written and lectured extensively on health care access and financing for low-income women and children.  Her work at KFF focuses on health coverage and access to care for women, with an emphasisFull Bio

Robin Sidel joined the Kaiser Family Foundation in 2001 to help launch kaisernetwork.org, the Foundation’s former webcasting and news summary service.  Robin currently manages the foundation’s marketing efforts on its websites, via email and social networks.

Rakesh Singh is Vice President of Communications at the Foundation, which he joined in 2000.  He has previously worked at Alliance for Health Reform, on the health staff of U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, and on the staff of U.S. Representative Jim Cooper.  He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis.

Laurie Sobel is an Associate Director for Women’s Health Policy at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.   Her work addresses the impact of major health policy issues on women and girls, with an emphasis on insurance coverage, access to care, and low-income populations.  In particular, her work aims to understand how federal, state, and localFull Bio

Devin Stambler is the Director of Board Operations for the Kaiser Family Foundation.  Prior to joining KFF, he served as the Assistant Director of External Affairs at the Schaeffer Center for Health, Policy, & Economics at the University of Southern California.

Jennifer Tolbert is Director of State Health Reform at the Kaiser Family Foundation and an Associate Director for the Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured.  Ms. Tolbert leads an initiative to monitor state implementation of the Affordable Care Act with a particular focus on state efforts to establish health insurance marketplaces. She also directs research andFull Bio

Adam Wexler is an Associate Director of Global Health & HIV Policy with the Global Health team at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where he focuses on analyzing the U.S. global health budget, international donor assistance for health, U.S. bilateral health agreements, and implications of foreign aid reform on U.S. global health efforts.  Prior to joiningFull Bio

Evonne Young  is the Associate Director of Web Development and Production. Before coming to the Foundation, Evonne worked as an editorial assistant at a Washington, D.C.-based science association. She received her masters in Writing from Johns Hopkins University and her bachelors degree from Lynchburg College.

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