Expert Participants

Robert Master

Robert J.Master MD has devoted his career to re-imagining care for America’s most socially and medically vulnerable populations, with a vision that includes fundamental values changes, alternative financing approaches, and empowered primary care teams. For nearly four decades, this vision has been pursued not only as a practicing physician but through leadership positions in government, Read More…

Margot Sanger-Katz

Margot Sanger-Katz is a domestic correspondent for The New York Times. She is a previous Knight-Bagehot Fellow in economics and business journalism at Columbia University. She previously worked as a health care correspondent for the National Journal. She’ll continue on the health care beat for The Upshot.

Eric Schneider

Eric Schneider, M.D., M.Sc., is senior vice president for policy and research at The Commonwealth Fund, a national philanthropy engaged in independent research on health and social policy issues. A member of The Commonwealth Fund’s executive management team, Dr. Schneider provides strategic guidance to the organization’s research on topics in policy, health services delivery, and Read More…

Toyin Ajayi

Toyin Ajayi, MD, MPhil, is Chief Health Officer at Cityblock Health, a New York–based health and social services company focused on providing integrated health and social care for low-income urban populations with complex health and social needs. Prior to this, Dr. Ajayi served as Chief Medical Officer at Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA), a Massachusetts nonprofit Read More…

David Terrell

David Terrell is the Executive Director of the Indiana Communities Institute (ICI) at Ball State University and of the RUPRI Center for State Policy. The ICI was formed with the mission to help communities transition from development strategies based on physical capital investment and attraction to strategies based more heavily on human capital.  It does Read More…

Katrina Badger

Katrina Badger, MPH, MSW, is a program officer with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focusing on efforts to support healthy, equitable communities. At the heart of this work is creating social, economic, and environmental conditions that allow communities and their residents to thrive. She brings a particular focus on marginalized communities and populations. Currently, Badger Read More…

Avik Roy

Avik Roy is the President of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity (FREOPP.org), a non-partisan, non-profit think tank that conducts original research on expanding opportunity to those who least have it. Roy’s work has been praised widely on both the right and the left. National Review has called him one of the nation’s “sharpest Read More…

Janet Wright

Janet S. Wright MD, FACC, is the Executive Director of Million Hearts®, an HHS national initiative, co-led by the Centers for Disease Control and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, with the explicit goal to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in the US by 2017. From 2008 to 2011, Dr. Wright served as Senior Read More…

Walter Koroshetz

Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D., was selected Director of NINDS on June 11, 2015. Dr. Koroshetz joined NINDS in 2007 as Deputy Director, and he served as Acting Director from October 2014 through June 2015. As NINDS Director, Dr. Koroshetz directs program planning and budgeting, and oversees the scientific and administrative functions of the Institute. He has held Read More…