People

Advisory Board & Staff

Staff

Julia Wacker,
MSW, MSPH

Interim Executive Director

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LaPonda Edmondson, DrPH, MHS

Senior Director of Evaluation

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Jai Kumar,
MPH

Senior Director of Program Design

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Madison Ward Willis, MPA

Program Manager

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Miriam Tardiff-Douglin, MSPH

Research and Policy Analyst

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Jill Armbruster

Senior Director of Communications

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Ellen Fahey,
MPH

Director of Program Design

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Isaiah Omerhi,
MPH

Implementation Research Associate

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Advisory Board

David Cole, MD, FACS

President & CEO, Medical University of South Carolina

Mark Holmes, PhD

Faculty, Director, University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Public Health & Sheps Center

Mini Kahlon, PhD

Vice Dean for Health Ecosystem; Executive Director Factor Health, University of Texas Austin Dell Medical School

Paul Keckley, PhD

Independent Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis, Managing Editor, The Keckley Report; Managing Partner, The Keckley Group

Robby Kerr

Director, South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

John Lumpkin, MD, MPH

President, Foundation; Vice President, Drivers of Health Strategy, Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina

Tom Morris, MPA

Associate Administrator for Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Meera Narasimhan, MD

Professor and Chair of Clinical Neuropsychiatry & Behavioral Science, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia

Dave Richard

Deputy Secretary, North Carolina Medicaid

Shawn Stinson, MD, FACP

Senior Vice President, Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Eugene Washington, MD, MPH

Chancellor for Health Affairs, Duke University, President and CEO, Duke University Health System

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