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Drew Altman is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. He is an innovator in the world of foundations and a leading expert on national health policy who publishes and speaks widely on health issues. Dr. Altman founded the current-day Kaiser Family Foundation in the early 1990’s, directing a completeFull Bio

Samantha Artiga serves as Director of the Disparities Policy Project at the Kaiser Family Foundation and Associate Director for the Foundation’s Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. Ms. Artiga leads research and policy analysis to provide greater insight into healthcare disparities affecting underserved groups and strategies to promote equity in health care. In addition, sheFull Bio

Mollyann Brodie is responsible for all aspects of the Foundation’s public opinion survey efforts, including the monthly Kaiser Health Tracking poll, the Foundation’s work on Americans’ attitudes toward global health policy, and the ongoing survey partnerships with media organizations including The Washington Post, The New York Times, and NPR.  Dr. Brodie’s efforts focus on understanding publicFull Bio

Alicia Carbaugh is an Associate Director for Global Health & HIV Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where she contributes to a variety of projects and oversees the Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report.  She also has served as a policy analyst for the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.  Prior to joining KFFFull Bio

Gary Claxton is a Vice President, the Director of the Health Care Marketplace Project and Co-Director of the Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  The Health Care Marketplace Project provides information, research, and analysis about trends in the health care market and about policyFull Bio

Juliette Cubanski, Ph.D., MPP, MPH, is Associate Director of the Program on Medicare Policy at Kaiser Family Foundation in Menlo Park, Calif. As a senior member of the Foundation’s Medicare policy team, Dr. Cubanski helps to lead the Foundation’s activities related to the Kaiser Project on Medicare’s Future, a major Foundation initiative focused on producingFull Bio

Bianca DiJulio is an Associate Director for the Public Opinion and Survey Research Program at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  The Program undertakes original research on the public’s attitudes towards health and social policy issues.  From 2006 through 2010, Ms. DiJulio was a Principal Policy Analyst with the Foundation’s Health Care Marketplace Project andFull Bio

Esther Dicks is Vice President and Director of Human Resources at the Kaiser Family Foundation.  She is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources at the Foundation, overseeing recruitment, compensation, labor relations, workforce diversity, office administration, payroll and benefits.   Ms. Dicks is based in the Foundation’s Menlo Park headquarters, but is also responsible for managingFull Bio

Penny Duckham has directed the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation’s media fellowships program since its launch in 1993.  She also directs the Foundation’s media internships program in health reporting.  Both programs have provided print, radio, television and online reporters in the U.S. with unique opportunities to undertake individual in-depth research and reporting on health policyFull Bio

John Fairhall helped to launch Kaiser Health News in 2009, co-authoring the first story and beginning a partnership with the Washington Post. Today KHN’s staff of 17 provides content to NPR, USA Today, the Post, New York Times, McClatchy Newspapers, Cox and dozens of regional news organizations, including the Philadelphia Inquirer. Before joining the foundation,Full Bio

Koonal Gandhi is the Chief Investment Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of the Kaiser Family Foundation. He was previously a Director at The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), an emerging market fund of funds sponsored by the US Government.  At OPIC, Koonal invested over $1.0 billion into private equity funds across Asia,Full Bio

Rachel Garfield is a Senior Researcher for the Kaiser Family Foundation and Associate Director for its Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, where she is responsible for directing data analysis on insurance coverage and access to care for the low-income population.  She also conducts work in public financing for behavioral health services.  Her workFull Bio

Peggy Girshman is the Executive Editor of Kaiser Health News. She spent her early years working as a story and program producer for commercial television stations in Washington DC, WNET-TV, and as the senior producer for several PBS series, including Scientific American Frontiers and a 26-part series on statistics. She worked for NPR News, forFull Bio

Liz Hamel is Director of the Foundation’s Public Opinion and Survey Research team of which she has been a member since 2001, managing a variety of survey projects on a wide range of health-related topics, including people’s experiences in the health care system, opinions of health reform, attitudes and knowledge about HIV/AIDS, and views of U.S.Full Bio

Caroline Herter Jackson is Associate Director for the Health Communications & Media Partnerships team at the Kaiser Family Foundation. She is responsible for overseeing the creative development and production of the foundation’s Greater Than AIDS campaign, as well as managing ongoing partnerships with national media companies. Caroline holds a Master’s degree in Public Communication andFull Bio

Tina Hoff is a Senior Vice President for the Kaiser Family Foundation and Director of the Foundation’s Health Communication and Media Partnerships Program.  She oversees public information campaigns with leading media companies and other public and private sector partners in the U.S. and abroad to address pressing health issues, most notably HIV/AIDS and related topics.Full Bio

Gretchen Jacobson is an Associate Director with the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Program on Medicare Policy where she directs and conducts a variety of projects pertaining to the Medicare program and the population it serves.  Prior to joining the Kaiser Family Foundation, Dr. Jacobson was an analyst in health care financing at the Congressional Research Service,Full Bio

Dr. Jen Kates is Vice President and Director of Global Health & HIV Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation. She oversees the Foundation’s policy analysis and research focused on the U.S. government’s role in global health and on the global and domestic HIV epidemics. Widely regarded as an expert in the field, she regularly publishesFull Bio

Chris Lee has been a communications officer at the Kaiser Family Foundation since 2008. He previously was a staff writer at The Washington Post and The Dallas Morning News and earned a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

Larry Levitt is Senior Vice President for Special Initiatives at the Kaiser Family Foundation and Senior Advisor to the President of the Foundation. Among other duties, he is Co-Executive Director of the Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance. He previously was Editor-in-Chief of kaisernetwork.org, the Foundation’s online health policy news andFull Bio

Barbara Lyons is a leading expert on Medicaid and health policy issues affecting low-income and vulnerable populations.  She conducts policy research, testifies and has published widely on health insurance coverage, access to care, health care delivery and financing, dual eligibles and long-term care.  She is Director of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured,Full Bio

Josh Michaud is an Associate Director with the Global Health Policy team at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where he directs a variety of research projects.  Dr. Michaud is an authority on the role of the Department of Defense in global health, innovative financing, and global health diplomacy, among other topics. He has published numerous articlesFull Bio

MaryBeth Musumeci is an Associate Director at the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, where she concentrates on Medicaid for people with disabilities, including issues related to people dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid and long-term services and supports.  Prior to joining the Commission staff, she held a Reuschlein Clinical Teaching Fellowship at VillanovaFull Bio

Tricia Neuman is a senior vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation and is Director of the Foundation’s Program on Medicare Policy and its Project on Medicare’s Future.  Dr. Neuman is widely regarded as a Medicare policy expert, with broad knowledge of issues associated with coverage, financing and care of elderly and disabled Americans.  SheFull Bio

Tim. Ortez, CPA, joined the Kaiser Family Foundation in 2012.  Prior to joining Kaiser, Mr. Ortez served as Treasurer for the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, and in similar finance roles for other non-profit organizations for over 20 years.  Mr. Ortez also serves on the board of Sierra Nevada Journeys, a nonprofit serving middle-school aged children,Full Bio

Craig Palosky joined the Foundation in 2004 following six years as a public affairs officer with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Health Care Financing Administration.  Prior to that, he reported for the Tampa Tribune, covering health care, politics and government.  He is a graduate of Princeton University.

Julia Paradise is an Associate Director of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (KCMU), a major program of the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF). Ms. Paradise leads much of KCMU’s work related to child and adult access to care in Medicaid, spanning quantitative and qualitative studies of beneficiary access and unmet needs, managed careFull Bio

Karen Pollitz is a Senior Fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF).  She works on the Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, tracking implementation of private market reforms with a focus on consumer protections.  Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked at the US Department of Health and Human Services on nationalFull Bio

Kristen Quint is Director of Executive Operations and Assistant to the President at the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), where she works closely on executive operations of the Foundation and with the Board of Trustees.  She also supports the President with his outside engagements, talks and a variety of projects.  Prior to joining KFF in 2006,Full Bio

Usha Ranji is Associate Director for Women’s Health Policy at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.   Her work addresses the impact of major health policy issues on women and girls, with an emphasis on insurance coverage, access to care, and low-income populations.  In particular, her work aims to understand how federal, state, and local policies,Full Bio

David Rousseau is Vice President and Executive Director of Health Policy Media and Technology. He oversees the Foundation’s health policy media programs, including Kaiser Health News and all journalism programs, and directs the Foundation’s technology and online activities.  Previously, Mr. Rousseau was Director of the Foundation’s statehealthfacts.org project and was an Associate Director of the KaiserFull Bio

Diane Rowland is a nationally recognized health policy expert with a distinguished career in public policy and research focusing on health insurance coverage, access to care, and health care financing for low-income, elderly, and disabled populations.  She has directed the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured since 1991 and overseen the Foundation’s health policyFull Bio

Robin Rudowitz is an Associate Director for the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (KCMU), where she focuses on state and federal Medicaid financing issues and Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.  Prior to joining KCMU in 2004, Rudowitz was a Senior Manager at The Lewin Group, a health policy and management consulting firm.  RudowitzFull Bio

Alina Salganicoff is Vice President and Director of Women’s Health Policy.  Widely regarded as an expert on women’s health policy she has written and lectured extensively on health care access and financing for low-income women and children.  Her work at the Foundation focuses on health coverage and access to care for women, with an emphasisFull Bio

Robin Sidel joined the Kaiser Family Foundation in 2001 to help launch kaisernetwork.org, the Foundation’s former webcasting and news summary service.  Robin currently manages the foundation’s marketing efforts on its websites, via email and social networks.

Rakesh Singh is Vice President of Communications at the Foundation, which he joined in 2000.  He has previously worked at Alliance for Health Reform, on the health staff of U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, and on the staff of U.S. Representative Jim Cooper.  He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis.

Jennifer Tolbert is Director of State Health Reform at the Kaiser Family Foundation and an Associate Director for the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.  Ms. Tolbert leads an initiative to monitor state implementation of the Affordable Care Act with a particular focus on state efforts to establish health insurance marketplaces. She also directs researchFull Bio

Evonne Young  joined the Foundation in 2001 as a web content associate and is now Associate Director of Web Development and Production. She played a key role in the development of the redesigned website. Before coming to the Foundation, Evonne worked as an editorial assistant at a Washington, D.C.-based science association. She received her masters inFull Bio

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