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Systems of Accountability: Implementing Children's Health Insurance Programs APPENDIX A Committee and Staff Biographies COMMITTEE BIOGRAPHIES MOLLY JOEL COYE, MD, MPH (Chair,) is Senior Vice President and Director of the West Coast Office of The Lewin Group, in San Francisco, California. Previously, she was Executive Vice President for Strategic Development of HealthDesk Corporation in Berkeley, California and Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations for the Good Samaritan Health System in San Jose, California. From 1991 to 1993, Dr. Coye was Director of the California Department of Health Services, where she oversaw Medical's transition to managed care. She has also been the Commissioner of Health in New Jersey and served on the Board of Directors of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and the Board of Directors for The Medical Quality Commission, which certifies managed care providers. Currently, Dr. Coye is a member of the Board of Directors of the California Endowment. Her past academic appointments include Head of the Division of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University of School of Hygiene and Public Health, Professor on the clinical faculty in the Department of Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco and the Department of Community Health at the University of California at Davis, and visiting professor at the School of Public Health at the University of California at Los Angeles. Dr. Coye is a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and has served on several IOM committees. IRENE AGUILAR, MD, is a primary care physician at the Westside Family Health Center in Denver Colorado, and an assistant professor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Aguilar is a member and Secretary of the Colorado Board of Medical Examiners and has served on the Health Benefits Advisory Board of the Colorado Division of Insurance. She is also the parent of three children, one of whom has special health care needs. BRIAN K. ATCHINSON, JD, is currently Second Vice President for government relations, for UNUM in Portland, Maine. He was Superintendent of Insurance for the State of Maine from June 1992 through August 1997. Previously, he was Legal Counsel for the Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. Mr. Atchinson also served as
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Systems of Accountability: Implementing Children's Health Insurance Programs a member of the Governor's Cabinet Council on Health Care Policy. He is a former president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. STEPHEN M. BOROWITZ, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Health Evaluation Sciences at the University of Virginia. Dr. Borowitz has a special interest in the use of technology to increase access to care and improve exchange of information. Currently, he is developing a computer-based medical record for pediatric patients, a comprehensive on-line children's immunization database, and a regional medical information system based on the Internet to provide practitioners and consumers with information and electronic consultations. Dr. Borowitz is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. RICHARD BUCCIARELLI, MD, is a professor at the Institute for Child Health Policy and Associate Chair, Department of Pediatrics, at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Bucciarelli is a former Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow and has expertise in neonatology and pediatric cardiology. He is currently a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Cardiology. PETER BUDETTI, MD, JD, is a professor of Law, Preventive Medicine, and Health Services Management and Founder and Director of the Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies at Northwestern University. Dr. Budetti founded the Center for Health Policy Research at George Washington University in 1990 and served as its director until 1996. From 1984 to 1990, he served as counsel to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment in the U.S. House of Representatives. Dr. Budetti is a former associate professor of Social Medicine in Pediatrics and at the Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California at San Francisco. THOMAS W. CHAPMAN, MPH, is Senior Associate Vice President for Network Development and Professor, Health Services, Management and Policy at the George Washington University Medical Center. Mr. Chapman is former President of Greater Southeast Healthcare System and has a particular interest in urban health initiatives, community outreach, and community-based medicine. He has received several awards for community service, leadership, and innovation. MARGARET HEAGARTY, MD, is Director of Pediatrics at Harlem Hospital Center and Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. Dr. Heagarty is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric, past president of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, and a former member of the Board of Trustees of the New York Academy of Medicine. She is a member of the IOM and a former member of the IOM Council and has participated on several committees, including the Steering Group of the National Forum on the Future of Children and Their Families, the Committee to Study Outreach for Prenatal Care, and the Committee for the Study of U.S. Health Goals for the Year 2000. ROBERT HELMS, PhD, is a Resident Scholar and director of health policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. Dr. Helms currently participates in the Consensus Group, an informal task force that is developing market-oriented health reform concepts. An economist, he served as Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Policy in the U.S. Department of Health and Hu-
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Systems of Accountability: Implementing Children's Health Insurance Programs man Services from 1981 to 1989. He also served on the IOM Committee on Implementation of a Graduate Medical Education Trust Fund in 1997. VELVET MILLER, PhD, is Deputy Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Human Services. She is responsible for policy, program, and fiscal oversight of the state's Medicaid and welfare programs, including the state's children's health program, KidCare. Her previous positions include Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Public Health and Hospitals, and Associate Commissioner, Division of Health Systems Management in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Assistant Commissioner for the Division of Medical Assistance in New York State. Dr. Miller is a member of the board of Families, USA, and has published on ethnic health issues and health care conflict resolution. ARNOLD MILSTEIN, MD, directs the national clinical consulting practice at William M. Mercer, Inc. and is Medical Director of the Pacific Business Group on Health, located in San Francisco. His work focuses on evaluating and strengthening managed care programs for providers, large purchasers, insurers, and government. Dr. Milstein is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Utilization Review and Quality Assurance. He held several positions in the Health Care Financing Administration from 1977 to 1994 and was a member of the IOM Committee on Utilization Management from 1988 to 1990. PAUL NEWACHECK, DrPH, is a professor of Health Policy at the Institute for Health Policy Studies and a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California at San Francisco. He is also Codirector of the Maternal and Child Health Policy Research Center, which is based in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco. Dr. Newacheck conducts health services research in the areas of utilization and access, Medicaid, and chronic illness in children. He has published widely on the role of insurance as a determinant of access to and use of health services by children. Dr. Newacheck is a member of the Board on Children, Youth, and Families of the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. He is also a member of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics. DAVID S. WEINER, MPH, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Children's Hospital in Boston, where he has held several positions since 1967. Mr. Weiner is a lecturer at the Department of Social Medicine and Health Policy at Harvard Medical School and has received awards from the Massachusetts Health Council and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a former trustee and chair of the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI). STEVEN H. WOOLF, MD, MPH, is a family physician with the Fairfax Family Practice Center and professor of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia—Virginia Commonwealth University. From 1987 to 1995, Dr. Woolf served as Science Advisor to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He provides independent consulting to government agencies and specialty societies regarding practice guideline development and is an associate editor of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
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Systems of Accountability: Implementing Children's Health Insurance Programs STAFF BIOGRAPHIES MARGARET EDMUNDS, PhD, Study Director and Senior Program Officer, joined the Institute of Medicine in October 1995 to direct a study of quality assurance in managed behavioral health care. From 1992 to 1995, she directed a multisite clinical evaluation of integrated delivery systems at the Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California at San Francisco. Previously, she directed studies relating to national standards for information technology and day care. Dr. Edmunds was a member of the affiliate staff of the Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1986 to 1992 and was a member of the faculty at the Johns Hopkins Medical School from 1989 to 1992. She was a research and clinical fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine from 1986 to 1989 and a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health from 1985 to 1986. Dr. Edmunds received her doctoral degree in Human Development from Pennsylvania State University. She is a member of the Board of Directors and a Fellow of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. KATHLEEN NOLAN, Research Assistant, came to the Institute of Medicine in 1996. She has worked with the National Roundtable on Health Care Quality, on a study on implementing a national graduate medical education trust fund, and on a study on non-heart-beating organ donors. Previously, she worked on regulations and legislation in the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. She is enrolled in the Master's of Public Health program at the George Washington University and received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Carleton College in Minnesota. TRACY McKAY, Project Assistant, joined the Institute's Division of Health Care Services in January 1997. She also serves as project assistant for the National Roundtable on Health Care Quality. Ms. McKay received her Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Vassar College.
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