This expert has over 30 years of experience with healthcare and health insurance. She gained her PhD in sociology and health policy at the University of California, Santa Cruz and directed research at the Institute of Health and Aging at UC San Francisco before leading the White House's Health Care Reform Task Force. Since, she has continued to contribute to the private and public sectors, working as a principal at William M. Mercer, Inc, the vice president of the Lewin Group, an associate professor of research at UC Santa Cruz, and the consumer representative to the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee. Her most recent roles include consulting for Watson Wyatt Worldwide, the Center for Medical Technology Policy, and Bain & Company. Currently she is an independent health care consultant.
Location: CA BA, English, University of California, Los Angeles MA, Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz PhD, Sociology and Health Policy, UC Santa Cruz Former, Director of Psychology Fieldwork Program, UC Santa Cruz Former, Director of Research, Institute of Health and Aging, UC San Francisco Former, Working Group Leader for the White House Health Care Reform Task Force, US Department of Health and Human Services Former, Principal, William M. Mercer, Inc. Former, Vice President, The Lewin Group Former, Associate Professor of Research, UC Santa Cruz Former, Consumer Representative to Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Former, Research Associate and Grant Project Director, Center for Health Policy, Stanford University Former, Grant Project Director and Adjunct Fellow, Center for Health Policy, Stanford University Former, Senior Consultant, Watson Wyatt Worldwide Former, Senior Advisor, Center for Medical Technology Policy Former, Editorial Writer for Global Healthcare Practice, Bain & Company Current, Consultant, a healthcare consultancy