AHSG Membership and Staff
Kathleen Sebelius, Former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary (2009-2014) and former Governor of Kansas (2003-2009)
Kathleen Sebelius is an expert on health policy, health care reform, human service delivery, and executive leadership. She served as secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services from 2009 to 2014, leading President Obama’s charge to pass and implement the Affordable Care Act. Sebelius serves on the boards of Grand Rounds Inc., Hampton Creek Inc., and Humacyte Inc., and she is a senior advisor to Enhanced Pharma, and Out Leadership. From 2003 to 2009, Sebelius served as governor of Kansas. During her career, Sebelius has led numerous efforts on early childhood initiatives, women’s health, tobacco control, mental health parity, HIV/AIDS, polio, prevention of chronic diseases, and global health security.
Tommy Thompson, Former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary (2001-2005) and former Governor of Wisconsin (1987-2001)
Tommy Thompson is a former US Health and Human Services secretary, from 2001 to 2005, and four-term governor of Wisconsin from 1987 to 2001. He was most recently a senior partner at Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer, & Feld LLP and independent chairman of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions. Thompson began his public-service career in 1966 as a representative in the Wisconsin State Assembly. He serves on the boards of CR Bard, Centene Corporation, United Therapeutics, and Cytori and chairs the boards of TherapeuticsMD and Physicians Realty Trust. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations, his numerous awards include the Anti-Defamation League’s Distinguished Public Service Award.
Marcia Angell, former Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine
Rich Baron, President and CEO, American Board of Internal Medicine
Mark Bertolini, Chairman and CEO, Aetna
Richard Besser, President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Dena Bravata, CMO & Co-founder, Lyra Health
Toby Cosgrove, President and CEO, Cleveland Clinic
Susan DeVore, President and CEO, Premier Inc.
Deborah DiSanzo, General Manager, IBM Health
Victor Dzau, President, National Academy of Medicine (formerly, the Institute of Medicine)
Judy Faulkner, Founder and CEO, EPIC
Harvey Fineberg, President, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Kenneth Frazier, Chairman and CEO, Merck
Helene Gayle, CEO, McKinsey Social Initiative
Paul Ginsburg, University of Southern California: Professor of Public Policy and Director of Public Policy, Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics; Brookings Institution: Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair in Health Policy Studies and Director, Center for Health Policy
Sister Carol Keehan, President and CEO, Catholic Health Association
David Lansky, President and CEO, Pacific Business Group on Health
Larry Merlo, President, CVS Health
Siddhartha Mukherjee, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University; Pulitzer Prize Winner (The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer)
Arne Sorenson, President and CEO, Marriott International, Inc.
Andy Stern, President Emeritus, SEIU
Marta Tellado, President and CEO, Consumer Reports
Jeff Thompson, Former CEO, Gundersen Health System
Bernard Tyson, Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente
Antonia Villarruel, Dean, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing