Past Podcast Guests

Nathan Adams

CEO & President, Linkwell Health

Dr. Shantanu Agrawal

Chief Health Officer,

David Ahern

David Ahern, PhD

Director, Digital Informatics Research Program,
Brigham & Women's Hospital

Kenneth Aldridge Jr., RN-BSN, MS-HSA

Director of Health Services, Rosen Medical Center

Lora Alexander

Vice President, Engagement & Design,

Kemi Alli, MD

Henry J. Austin Health Center

Wayne Altman, MD

Family Practice Group

Robert Andrews

CEO, Health Transformation Alliance

Craig Antico

RIP Medical Debt

Patrick Aquino, MD

Medical Director,
Lahey Hospital Behavioral Services

Ashley Bacot


Marsha Barlocker, RN, BSN, MS

Senior Director, Quality & Case Management, HealthTeam Advantage

Kim Barrus, MSN, RN, PMP

Director, Clinical Outcomes, Management, SelectHealth

Cyrus Batheja

National Vice President,
UnitedHealth Group

Romilla Batra, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, SCAN Health Plan

Chad Baugh

Chief Strategy Officer, ReferWell

Susan Beane, MD, FACP

Executive Medical Director, Clinical Partnerships, Healthfirst

Andrew Beck, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Divisions of General & Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Ellen Beckjord, PhD, MPH

AVP, Population Health & Clinical Transformation, UPMC Health Plan

Stefan Beherens, MBA, PhD

CEO & Co-Founder,

Dan Behrens

Manager, Accountable Care Communities,
Allina Health

Haleta Belai, MBA

Senior Director, Social Determinants of Health Innovation,
Centene Corporation

Mary Ellen Beliveau

Founder & CEO,
Knowledge to Practice

Alex Belser, PhD

Co-Investigator and Clinical Research Fellow, Yale University

Michelle Bentzien-Purrington

Senior Vice President, MLTSS and SDOH Innovation Center,
Molina Healthcare

Elizabeth Benz

Vice President of Quality and Clinical Integration, Network Health

Vandna Bhrany, MPH

Vice President, HEDIS Strategy & Analytics, AmeriHealth Caritas

Keshia Bigler

Population Health Portfolio Manager,

Nina Birnbaum

Medical Director, Innovation Acceleration, Blue Shield of California

Andre Bliss

Director, Medicare STARs UPMC Health Plan

Amy Bloomquist, MPH

Director, Population Health Design,
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Sami Boshut

Chief Information Officer, MediSys Health Network, Inc.

Cynthia Brandt, PhD

Chief Executive Officer & President,
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

Louise Briguglio

SVP, Integrated Experience Group,

Lisbeth Briones-Roberts

Chief Togetherness Officer, SCAN Health Plan

RJ Briscone

Senior Director, SDOH,

Leah Brucchieri

Director, Medicare Research and Innovation, Humana

Pablo Buitron de la Vega, MD, MSc

Primary Care Physician, Boston Medical Center

Tara L. Burnett-Lewis, MD

Johnston County Public Health Department

Martin Burruano

Vice President, Pharmacy Services, Independent Health

Cory Busse

VP, Engagement Strategy & Sales Enablement,

Stacy Byers

VP, Consumer Experience,
Highmark Health

Nareth Carlile

Director of Innovation, Internal Medicine Residency Program,
Brigham & Women's Hospital

Michael Carlon

Founding & Managing Member,
Vertigo Partners

Caroline Carney, MD, MSc, FAMP, CPHQ

Chief Medical Officer, Magellan Health

Rose Carrion

Patient Experience Manager, Nemours Children's Health System

Kate Casaday

Director of Market Operations, CareMount

David Chase

Founder & CEO,
Health Rosetta

Clayton Chau, MD, PhD

Regional Executive Medical Director, Institute of Mental Health & Wellness,
Providence Health System

Andrea Cherrington, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Preventative Medicine,
University of Alabama, Birmingham

Angela Choberka

Community Partnership Specialist,
Intermountain Health Care

Shannon Cosgrove

Director, Community Health, Blue Shield of California

David Cotorno

E Powered Benefits

Bob Crawford

Vice President, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Keslie Crichton

Chief Revenue Officer,

Julie Croner

Director, Patient Leader Network,
WEGO Health

Diana Crook, MD

Family Medicine Physician, Lakepoint Family Physicians

Chase Dailey

Principal, Home Solutions, Humana

Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD

Founder & Director, Diabetes–Endocrinology Center of Western New York

Dan Davis, MD

Medical Director,
Knowledge to Practice

Dianne Davis

Vice President, Community Wellness & HomeMeds,
Partners in Care Foundation

Judith Davis

Vice President Clinical Operations, Ohio Market, CareSource

Lisa Davis-Budzinski

Central Pain Nerve Center

Julie Day, MD

Medical Director of Quality Improvement & Population Health Management, Community Physician Group,
University of Utah

Nathan Dean, MD

Section Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Intermountain Medical Center

Cynthia Deculus

Chief Population Health Officer and Vice President, Population Health, Cedars-Sinai

Chris Delaney

CEO & Founder,
Insignia Health

Anthony DeMaria, MD, MACC

Co-Founder & Chair, Be There San Diego; Chair, Judith & Jack White Chair in Cardiology,
UC San Diego School of Medicine

Christopher Dennis, MD

Chief Behavioral Health Officer,
Landmark Health

Mark Dodge

AVP, Stars, Risk & Quality, Bright Health

Lauren Driscoll

Founder & CEO, NourishedRx

Daniel Durand, MD

Chief Innovation Officer, LifeBridge Health

Lauren Easton, MSW, L.I.C.S.W.

Vice President, Integrative Program Development and Clinical Innovation, Commonwealth Care Alliance

Angie Kalousek Ebrahimi

Senior Director, Lifestyle Medicine, Blue Shield of California

Julianne Eckert

Senior Director, Clinical Quality,
Clover Health

Ben Edelshein, MD

VP, Clinical Engagement, Highmark

Evan Falchuk

Chairman & CEO,
Family First

Aanchal Falken

VP, Strategy & Business Development,

Kathleen Faulk

Senior Vice President and General Manager of Government Programs, Regence

A. Mark Fendrick, MD

Director, Center for Value-Based Insurance Design,
University of Michigan

Adrian Fenty

Former Mayor of Washington D.C.

Richard Fernandez

Beth Israel Deaconess Milton

Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPA, MPH

Founder & CEO,
Grapevine Health

Mitchell Fong

Vice President, Virtual Care,
Renown Health

Stephanie Franklin

Senior Population Health Strategy Professional,

Mike Franz, MD

Senior Medical Director, Behavioral Health, Regence

MaryAnn Fratelli

Director, Member Experience, Highmark Health Options

Merrill Friedman

RVP, Inclusive Policy and Advocacy,
Anthem, Inc.

Cal Fussman

Esquire Magazine

Troy Garland, MBA, RN

Vice President, Clinical and Quality Operations,
Equality Health

Daniel Garza

Actor, Speaker & HIV Advocate

Laurie Gehrt, MSN, MBA, RN, CSMC, FACHE

Department Vice President, Care Management,
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

Eve Gelb

VP, Member & Community Health,
SCAN Health Plan

Colleen Gianatasio

Director, Clinical Documentation Integrity and Coding Compliance, CDPHP

Boaz Goan

Founder & CEO, Wisdo Health

Sonny Goyal

Chief Strategy Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

Ryan A. Grant, MD, MBA, FAANS

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Vori Health

Jeff Green

Digital Marketing & Social Media Strategist

Neha Gupta, MD

Medical Director, Adult Collaborative Care,
Rush University Medical School

Paula Gutierrez

Director, Health Equity,
CVS Kidney Care®, CVS Health

David Hanna

HPO Global Alliance

Mark Hanson

Decoded Health

Todd Hartley


Mushir Hassan, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Network Health

Kerri Hawkins, MS, RD, cPT

Registered Dietician,
Center for Integrated Care Family Practice Group

Leslie Helou, PharmD

Vice President, Medication Strategies, MOBE

Kenyatta Hicks

Social Services Manager,
Blue Shield of California

Katherine Hobbs Knutson, MD, MPH

Senior VP,
United Health Group; CEO,
Optum Behavioral Care

Jessica Hohman, MD, MSc

President and Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Accountable Care Organization

Lisa Holden

VP, Accountable Care,
Independent Care Health Plan

Lisa Renee Holderby-Fox

Director, Health & Engagement,
Roster Health

Daniel Horn, MD

Director, Population Health, Div of General Internal Medicine,
Massachusetts General Hospital

Marisa Howard

Senior Director, MA Operations, Evolent Health

Todd Howard

Associate Vice President, Data & Analytics,

Sophie Howlett, BSSc, MPASR

Manager, Population Health, SCAN Health Plan

Lissy Hu, M.D., MBA

President, Connected Networks, WellSky

Gene Huang

Executive Chairman, ReferWell

Elizabeth Hyatt

Director of Payer Solutions, Tytocare

Michelle IIitch, MPH

Vice President of Network Solutions and Value-Based Programming, Priority Health

Ji Im, MPH

Senior Director for Community and Population Health,

Gina Intinarelli, RN

VP, Office of Population Health & Accountable Care,
University of California, San Francisco Medical Center

Frank Izquierdo

Senior Vice President Provider Solutions and Strategic Alliances, AvMed

Monett Jackson

Medicare Broker Sales Manager,
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

Tammie Jackson, MHA, CHFP, FHFMA

VP, Go-to-Market Strategy & Sales,

Jeslie Jacob

Director, Provider Relations,
BCBS of Illinois

Gary Jacobs

Executive Director, Center for Government Relations and Public Policy, VillageMD

Ramon Jacobs-Shaw, MD

Regional Medical Director,
CareMore Health

Rajiv Jain, MD

Positive Deviance Consultant & Former Chief of Staff & MRSA Program Director,
Pittsburgh Healthcare System, US Department of Veterans Affairs

Martin Janssen

Senior Program Director
Colorado Access

Tripp Jennings, MD, FACEP

Innovation Officer,
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

Ramiro Jervis, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine,
NYU Langone Health

Kamal Jethwani

Sr. Director of Connected Health Innovation,
Partners Healthcare

Chris Johnson

CEO, Landmark Health

Jerry Jones

Director of Community Health,

Nick Jones

Director, Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Families,
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Cindy Jordan

Co-Founder & CEO,
PYX Health

Robert Joseph, MD

Vice Chair, Behavioral Health Integration & Community Psychiatry,
Boston Medical Center

Randy Jotte, MD

Emergency Physician, Washington University

Melinda Karp

VP of Consumer Centered Quality,
Commonwealth Care Alliance

Tejaswita Karve

Director, Quality Improvement,
Johns Hopkins Health System

Gregory Katz, MD

Nuance Health

Lenard Kaye, DSW, PhD

Director, Center on Aging,
University of Maine

Sarah Keenan, RN, BSN, MSIHM

Chief Clinical Officer/President, Integrated Care,
Bluestone Physician Services

Gregg Kimmer

President & CEO, ATRIO Health Plans

Jessica Kinowski

Clinical Program Director, CIGNA Medicaid

Melissa Kjolsing

Chief Growth Officer, Reema Health

Randy Klein

CEO, Vesta Health

Tova Klein

VP, Senior Communities,
Selfhelp Community

Angela Kloepfer-Shapiro, MD

Regional Medical Executive, Northeast and West Regions, Cigna Medicare Advantage

Barbara Koch

Senior Vice President, Office of Health Equity, UnitedHealth Group

Karl Koenig, MD, MS

Executive Director, Musculoskeletal Institute; Division Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery and Perioperative Care, Dell Medical School

Tere Koenig, MD

EVP & Chief Medical Officer, Medical Mutual of Ohio

Seema Kumar

Chief Executive Officer, Cure

Molly Kurtz

Project Manager, Marketing & Communications,
UPMC Health Plan

David Langer, MD

Chair, Neurosurgery,
Lenox Hill Hospital

Timothy Law, DO

Chief Medical Officer, Highmark Health

Paula Leclair

U.S. General Manager,

Shai Levy

Chief Technology Officer,

Justin Ley

Founder & CEO,
Reema Health

Sean Libby


Alex Lickerman, MD

Founder, Chief Medical Officer & Primary Care Physician,

Ben Line

Complex Member Services,
UnitedHealthcare Government Operations

Jon C. Lloyd, MD

Positive Deviance Consultant & Former Pittsburgh Project Coordinator for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) & Pittsburgh Healthcare System,
US Department of Veterans Affairs

William M. Lopez, MD, CPE

National Medical Director, Virtual Care, Cigna Healthcare Evernorth

Nicole Lowery

Director, Population Strategy,

Kevin Lynch

Founder, President & CEO, Quell Foundation

Catherine Macpherson, MS, RDN

Senior Vice President of Healthcare Strategy and Development & Chief Nutrition Officer, Mom’s Meals

Mamata Majmundar, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Evry Health

Tom Manetti

Associate Vice President, Quality Products, CareSource

Susan Mani, MD, FACC

VP, Clinical Transformation & Ambulatory Quality,
Lifebridge Health

Dawn Maroney

CEO, Alignment Health Plan & President, Markets, Alignment Health

Demetrios C. Marousis, MA, MBA, LPC

Director, Behavioral Health, Highmark

Sarah Martin

VP, Health Solutions, mySidewalk

Stefanie Massari

Director, Innovation Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Traci Massie

Director, Government Programs,
Optima Health

Gregory Mayers

Manager, Community Engagement,
Virtua Health

Dan McCarter, MD

National Director, Primary Care Advancement,

Christopher McDade, MBA VP

VP, Medicare Integrated Health Plans and Revenue Management, AmeriHealth Caritas

Molly McGraw

Manager, Clinical Pharmacy, UPMC Health Plan

Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Professor, Psychiatry & Pharmacology,
University of Toronto

Katie McKillen

Regional President, Market Operations,
Evolent Health

Brian McLane

Senior Director, Market Intelligence and Digital Products,
Priority Health

Renee McLaughlin

Senior Medical Director, Value-Based Relationships,

Timothy McNeill, RN, MPH

COO, Freedman's Health

Cara McNulty, DPH

Behavioral Health & EAP,

Tom Meier

VP, Product Development, Innovation, & Member Experience,
BlueCross BlueShield of SC

Mildred Menos

Director, Medicaid Product Administration, Horizon BCBS of New Jersey

Dodi Meyer, MD

Director of Community Pediatrics & Attending Physician,
New York-Presbyterian,
Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

Ofole Mgbako, MD

Infectious Disease Fellow, Columbia University

Jim Milanowski

President & CEO,
Genesee Health Plan

Brian Miller, MD


Jonah Mink, MD

Medical Director,

Catherine Mitchell

Chief Strategy Officer, Optum at Home

Pooja Mittal, MD

Chief Health Equity Officer,
Health Net

Joanne Mizell

Chief Operating Officer, Banner|Aetna

Yavar Moghimi, MD

Chief Psychiatric Medical Officer, AmeriHealth Caritas DC

Kiana Moore

Director, Market Strategy & Analytics,

Rachini Moosavi

Chief Analytics Officer, UNC Health

Leanna Moran

Managing Director of the Duals Market, BCBS of Rhode Island

Alexandra Morehouse

Chief Marketing Officer,
Banner Health

Dominique Morgan, MPH

Chief Operating Officer, Health Leads

Suzanne Moxham

Director of Quality, Accreditation, & Government, Programs, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Mallory Mueller

Director, Quality Health Integration, Network Health

Colleen Murphey

Network & Strategy Officer, Health Plan of San Mateo

Karen M. Murphy, PhD, RN

EVP/Chief Innovation and Digital Transformation Officer, Geisinger

Creshelle Nash

Medical Director for Health Equity and Public Programs, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

David Nash, MD

Founding Dean Emeritus, Jefferson College of Population Health

Michelle Nelson, RN, BSN

Senior Director, Health Improvement,
United Regional Health Care System

Zeev Neuwirth, MD

Senior Medical Director, Population Health,
Atrium Health

Darrel Ng

Vice President, Communications & Marketing, Health Net

Sam Nordberg, PhD

Chief of Behavioral Health, Reliant Medical Group

Sherry Novick

Community Health Lead, Social Health Practice,
Kaiser Permanente

Mary O'Connor, MD

Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Vori Health

Dawn Odrzywolski, MBA, CHC, PMP

Vice President, Medicare Programs, Independent Health

Douglas Olivo

Director of Rural Care and Telehealth Services, Oklahoma Complete Health

Randy Oostra

Randy Oostra

President & CEO,

Donna O’Shea

Chief Medical Officer of Population Health Management, UnitedHealthcare

Andrey Ostrovsky, MD, FAAP

Former US Medicaid Chief Medical Officer, Managing Partner,
Social Innovation Ventures

Erika Pabo, MD, MBA

Vice President Transformation & Central Operations,

Tracy Parris-Benjamin

Director, Clinical Design,
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ

Lena Perelman

Senior Director, Product Development and Market Expansion, SCAN Health Plan

Ashley Perry, MPH

Chief Solutions Officer,
Socially Determined

John Petito

Corporate Vice President, Transformation, SCAN Health

Errol Pierre

Senior Vice President, State Programs,

Andrew Pinto, MD

St. Michael's Hospital

Ohad Pollak

Chief Marketing Officer, TytoCare

Anita Ramsetty, MD

Professor of Family Medicine,
Medical University of South Carolina

Sara Ratner, SVP

Goverment Markets & Strategic Initiatives,

Janie Reddy, DNP, FNP-BC

Director of Family Medicine,
CommuniCare Health Centers

Tracy Rico

Director, Virtual Care Services, Superior HealthPlan (Centene Corporation)

Amy Riegel

Senior Director, Housing,

Hassan Rifaat, MD

CEO, Vatica Health

Daniel Rivas

Senior Manager,
Community Health,
Blue Shield of California

Jorge Rodriguez, MD

Brigham & Women's Hospital

Lauren Roncevic

Senior Director of Healthcare Research, Corporate Insight

Harris Rosen

President & COO,
Rosen Hotels

Seun O. Ross, DNP

Executive Director, Health Equity,
Independence Blue Cross

Harry Saag, MD

Co-Founder & CEO,
Roster Health

Michael Saag, MD

Associate Dean for Global Health,
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Katherine H. Saunders, MD, DABOM

Executive Vice President & Co-Founder, Intellihealth

Thad Schilling, MD

Chief Medical Officer,
Reliant Medical Group

Megan Schmidt

Sr. Vice President, Employer Solutions,
Priority Health

Robert Schreiber, MD

VP/Medical Director, Summit Eldercare,
Fallon Health

Phylicia Schroder

Manager, Provider Engagement and Quality Analytics, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Talya Schwartz, MD

President & CEO,
MetroPlus Health Plan

Sebastian Seiguer

CEO and Co-founder, Scene Health

Kacey L. Serrano, MPA, CPC, CRC

Director, Medicare Stars and Risk Adjustment,
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Christina Severin

Community Care Cooperative

Ashish V. Shah

CEO, Dina

David Shein, MD

Medical Director,
Mount Auburn Cambridge IPA

Amy Sheon, PhD, MPH

Executive Director,
Urban Health Institute,
Case Western University Medical School

Frank Shipp, FACHE, MBA, RRT

Executive Director, Johns Hopkins Clinical Alliance, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Cherie Shortridge

Senior Advisor, Healthmine

David Shulkin, MD

Former U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Alvia Siddiqi, MD, FAAFP

VP, Population Health, Enterprise Population Health,
Advocate Aurora Health

June Simmons, MSW

CEO, Partners in Care Foundation

Karolina Skrzypek, MD

Medical Director,
Provider Engagement,
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Kendra Smith

Director, Community Health, BonSecours Mercy Health

Paul Smith


Kenneth Snow, MD

Clinical Portfolio Medical Director,
CVS Health

Kate Sommerfeld

President, Social Determinants of Health Institute & Vice President, Community Relations and Social Investment,

Jennifer Spear

Associate Director, Population Health, Humana

Brindha Sridhar

Vice President, Customer Experience Strategy, MetroPlusHealth

Susan Stiles, PhD

Senior Director of Product Development & Strategy,
National Council on Aging

Jon Stock

Managing Director,
Stonebridge Advisory Group

Patrick Streck


Victor Stretcher, PhD, MPH

University of Michigan School of Public Health

Marianne Sumego, MD

Director of Shared Medical Appointments,
Cleveland Clinic

Mikal Sutton

Managing Director, Medicaid Policy,
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

G.T. Sweeney

Chief Information Officer, Healthfirst

Josh Tamayo-Sarver, MD, PhD

VP of Informatics,

Grant Tarbox, DO

Regional Medical Executive, West/Northeast Region, Cigna Medicare

Angela D. Thomas, DrPH, MPH, MBA

Vice President, Healthcare Delivery Research, MedStar Health Research Institute

Si Yahav Tirosh

Director of Engagement Labs, TytoCare

Pamela Tropiano, RN, BSN, MPA, CCM

Vice President, Healthcare Services,
Molina Healthcare of Ohio, Inc.

Anne Tumlinson

CEO & Founder, ATI Advisory

Shelley Turk

Divisional Senior Vice President of Health Care Delivery, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Alexandria Tusek, MSA, CPHQ, CSSGB

Director, HEDIS & Data Analytics, Priority Health

Doug Tynan, PhD, ABPP

Director of Integrated Care, American Psychological Association

Omolara Thomas Uwemedimo, MD, MPH

CEO & Founder,
Melanin & Medicine

Karin Van Zant

VP, Integrated Community Partnerships,

Alpa Vyas

VP, Patient Experience,
Stanford Health Care

Janine Wakim

Head of Operations, ReferWell

Andrea Wallace

Product Manager,
Emergent Technologies

Daniel Weaver

VP, Medicare & Medicaid Quality,
Gateway Health

Joseph Webb, D.Sc., MSHA, FACHE

CEO, Nashville General Hospital

David Webster, MD

Executive Medical Director, Highmark

Eric Weil, MD

Associate Chief Health Officer,
Cityblock Health

Josh Weisbrod

Vice President, Risk Adjustment,
Network Health

Cynthia Weiss, RN, MSM, BSN

Director, Quality, Accreditation, and Wellness, AvMed Health Plans

Rebecca Welling

Associate Vice President, Risk Adjustment and Coding,

Ashley Wennerstrom, PhD

Associate Professor, Behavioral & Community Health,
LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Kendra White

Senior Manager, Medicare Community Relations,
UPMC for Life

Rhonda Wiering

Clinical Growth & Innovation,
Avera at Home

Lisa Wigfield, RN, BSN, CCM, CRC, CDEO

Clinical Advisor, Risk Adjustment,
Priority Health

Steve Wigginton


Trenor Williams, MD

CEO & Co-Founder, Socially Determined

Marketa Wills, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Johns Hopkins HealthCare

Topher Wurts

Partner and CMO,
Chief Outsiders

Andrea Zaldivar, Ed. D, M.S., ANP-BC

Director of Complex Care Management/Social Determinants of Health,

Margie Zeglen, MBA, RHIA

Vice President, Population Health, Carle Health