David Nerenz, Ph.D. (Chair), Director,

Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health SystemDetroit, MI

Frank Chaloupka, Ph.D., Professor of Economics,

Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago

Michael Cohen, M.D., Professor and University Chairman Emeritus,

Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Robert Dittus, M.D., M.P.H., Werthan Professor of Medicine, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Public Health, Associate Dean for Population Studies, Director,

Institute for Medicine and Public Health,


Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Cara James, Ph.D., Director of the Disparities Policy Project, Director of the Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program,

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Washington, DC

Norma Kanarek, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor, Executive Director of the Maryland Cigarette Restitution Fund at Johns Hopkins Medical Institute,

Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Vickie Mays, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., Professor of Psychology and Health Services,

University of California, Los Angeles

Marcia Nielsen, Ph.D., M.P.H., Vice Chancellor for Public Policy and Planning, Associate Professor,

Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City

F. Javier Nieto, M.D., Ph.D., Chair,

Department of Population Health Sciences,

Professor of Population Health Sciences and Family Medicine,

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison

Roy Gibson Parrish, M.D., Adjunct Associate Professor,

Dartmouth Medical School, Peacham, VT

Steven Teutsch, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Science Officer,

Los Angeles County Public Health, Los Angeles, CA

Scott Young, M.D., Associate Executive Director,

Clinical Care and Innovation,

Senior Medical Director and Co-Executive, Director,

Care Management Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA

Project Staff

Lyla M. Hernandez, M.P.H., Study Director

Andrew Lemerise, Research Associate

China Dickerson, Senior Program Assistant

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