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Author: Tom Daschle

Tom Daschle

Co-Founder; Former Senate Majority Leader

Tom Daschle, a BPC co-founder, co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform and Health Project. He served as Senate minority leader from 1995 to 2001 and from 2003 to 2005, and as the majority leader from 2001 to 2003.

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Author: Bill Frist

Bill Frist

Senior Fellow, Former Senate Majority Leader

Bill Frist is a BPC senior fellow and co-chair of its Health Project and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Task Force, and is a member of BPC's Future of Health Care Initiative. In addition to being a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon, he was Senate majority leader from 2003 to 2007.

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Author: Andy Slavitt

Andy Slavitt

Senior Advisor, Former Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Andy Slavitt is a senior advisor to BPC and is a member of its Future of Health Care Initiative. Slavitt has decades of private and public sector leadership in health care, business and technology. From 2015-2017, Slavitt served as the Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Author: Ann M. Veneman

Ann M. Veneman

Co-Chair, Prevention Initiative; Former Secretary of Agriculture

Ann M. Veneman co-chairs BPC’s Prevention Initiative and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Task Force, and is a member of its Future of Health Care Initiative. She served as the secretary of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) from 2001 to 2005. Most recently, Veneman served as the executive director of the United Nations Children’s Fund from 2005 to 2010.

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Author: Dan Glickman

Dan Glickman

Senior Fellow; Former Secretary of Agriculture

Dan Glickman is a BPC senior fellow and co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform, Democracy Project, Prevention Initiative, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Task Force. He served as the secretary of agriculture from March 1995 until January 2001.

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Author: Chris Jennings

Chris Jennings

Fellow, President, Jennings Policy Strategies

Chris Jennings is a fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center. He is an over three decades-long health policy veteran of the White House, Congress and the private sector

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Author: Mike Leavitt

Mike Leavitt

Co-Chair, Prevention Initiative; Former Governor of Utah and Secretary of HHS

Mike Leavitt co-chairs BPC’s Prevention Initiative. A former three-term governor of Utah, he served in the cabinet of President George W. Bush as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Author: Avik Roy

Avik Roy

Senior Advisor, President, Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity

Avik Roy is senior advisor to BPC. He is the President of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity (FREOPP.org), a non-partisan, non-profit think tank that conducts original research on expanding opportunity to those who least have it.

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Author: Donna E. Shalala

Donna E. Shalala

Co-Chair, Prevention Initiative; Former Secretary of Health and Human Services

Donna E. Shalala co-chairs BPC’s Prevention Initiative. She served for eight years as President Bill Clinton’s secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Shalala was the president and a professor of political science at the University of Miami from 2001 to 2015.

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Author: Tommy G. Thompson

Tommy G. Thompson

Senior Fellow; Former Governor of Wisconsin and Secretary of Health and Human Services

Tommy G. Thompson is a BPC senior fellow and co-chairs its Long-Term Care Initiative. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Thompson Holdings, and former secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and four-term governor of Wisconsin.

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Author: Andrew von Eschenbach, M.D.

Andrew von Eschenbach, M.D.

Senior Advisor, President of Samaritan Health Initiatives, Inc.

Dr. Andrew C. von Eschenbach serves as Senior Advisor to BPC’s Health Innovation Initiative. He also serves as the president of Samaritan Health Initiatives, Inc. and as an adjunct professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Author: G. William Hoagland

G. William Hoagland

Senior Vice President

G. William Hoagland is a BPC senior vice president. In this capacity, he helps direct and manage fiscal, health, and economic policy analyses. Before joining BPC in September 2012, Hoagland served as vice president of public policy for CIGNA Corporation.

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Author: Katherine Hayes

Katherine Hayes

Director of Health Policy

Katherine Hayes is BPC’s director of health policy. Prior to joining BPC, she held the position of associate research professor in the department of health policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.

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Author: Lisel Loy

Lisel Loy

Vice President of Programs and Director of the Prevention Initiative

Lisel Loy is BPC's vice president of programs and director of its Prevention Initiative, which seeks to reduce obesity and chronic disease, and their associated health care costs, through constructive engagement with public and private stakeholders across multiple sectors.

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Author: Janet M. Marchibroda

Janet M. Marchibroda

Director of Health Innovation

Janet Marchibroda is the director of BPC’s Health Innovation Initiative and the executive director of its CEO Council on Health and Innovation. She previously led stakeholder engagement activities for the National Coordinator for Health IT at the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Author: Anand Parekh

Anand Parekh

Chief Medical Advisor

Anand Parekh is BPC’s chief medical advisor providing clinical and public health expertise across the organization. Prior to joining BPC, he completed a decade of work at the Department of Health and Human Services, serving as deputy assistant secretary for health from 2008 to 2015.

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Author: Matthew McKearn

Matthew McKearn

Associate Director of Health Policy

Matthew McKearn is BPC's associate director of health policy. Prior to joining BPC, he served as the director of the office of legislative affairs and budget for the Administration for Children and Families within the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Author: Peter Fise

Peter Fise

Senior Policy Analyst

Peter Fise is a senior policy analyst with BPC’s Health Project. Prior to joining BPC, he served as an associate attorney in the health policy practice of a large, international law firm, where he specialized in public policy development and advocacy relating to Medicare and Medicaid payments.

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Author: Timothy Swope

Timothy Swope

Senior Policy Analyst

Timothy Swope is a senior policy analyst for BPC’s Health Innovation Initiative. Prior to joining BPC in March 2015, he was the research policy analyst at FasterCures, where he analyzed policy developments and initiatives vital to the medical research ecosystem.

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Author: Hannah Martin

Hannah Martin

Senior Policy Analyst

Hannah Martin is a senior policy analyst with BPC’s Prevention Initiative. Prior to joining BPC, she was a nutrition policy fellow at the Food Research and Action Center where her work focused on the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Women, Infants, and Children program.

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Author: Marisa Workman

Marisa Workman

Senior Policy Analyst

Marisa Workman is a senior policy analyst for BPC's Health Project. Prior to joining BPC, she completed her Master of Public Health with a focus on domestic health policy at The George Washington University.

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