Washington, DC, Monday, 23 February 2015

Population Health Alliance Announces New Members of Board of Directors

Written by Allison King
I am excited to have such a strong group of leaders from throughout the population health industry agree to serve our organization”Fred Goldstein, Executive Director, Population Health Alliance

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 17, 2015) –Population Health Alliance (PHA), a leading non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the principles of population health, recently announced that seven new members and one honorary member have been appointed to its Board of Directors. PHA members approved the appointments at the PHA Forum 2014 in December. Members also approved Christobel Selecky, principal of Population Health Strategies, as Board Chair.

New Board Members:

  • Anthony Akosa, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, HEALTHEC
  • Michael Ansel, Senior Vice President, Sales, ScriptSave
  • Adam Kaufman, PhD, President and CEO, DPS Health
  • David Nash, MD, MBA, Dean, Jefferson School of Population Health
  • Chelle Pfeffner, Director, Health and Wellness, Cummins
  • Susan Riley, President and CEO, eSNF
  • John Robitscher, CEO, National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
  • Vicki Shepard, Honorary Board Member, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Government Relations, Healthways

“I am excited to have such a strong group of leaders from throughout the population health industry agree to serve our organization,” said Fred Goldstein, PHA executive director and past board chair. “Our new members expand the board to more fully represent the broad spectrum of population health.”

PHA members also approved the following members of the Executive Committee:

  • Board Chair: Christobel Selecky, Principal, Population Health Strategies
  • Past Board Chair: Fred Goldstein, Executive Director, PHA
  • Treasurer: Craig Keyes, MD, MBA, President, Alere Health
  • Secretary: James Cross, Head, National Medical Policy & Operations, Aetna
  • Chair, Quality and Research: Seth Serxner, Chief Health Officer, SVP, Population Health, OptumHealth
  • Chair, Government Affairs: Sandeep Wahdwa, MD, MBA, DMO and Vice President of Care & Delivery Management, Noridian Healthcare Solutions
  • At Large: Michael Taylor, North America Managing Director, Health Management Consulting Practice, Accenture

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About the Population Health Alliance 
The Population Health Alliance (PHA) is a global trade association of the population health industry. The organization has nearly 100 members representing stakeholders from across the health care delivery system that seek to improve health outcomes, optimize medical and administrative spend, and drive affordability. Through its robust advocacy, research and education initiatives, the PHA offers members a forum to advance shared learning and applied research to further innovation and establish best practices in the population health field. Visit http://www.populationhealthalliance.org  to learn more. Follow at @PHAVoice.

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