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Working Together: An Initiative to Improve Services and Supports for Persons with Disabilities

The Academy has created an Advisory Committee of nationally recognized experts with a variety of perspectives.* Members of the Advisory Committee include:

  • Christine Baker, Director, State of California, Department of Industrial Relations
  • Lisa Ekman, Director of Federal Policy, Health and Disability Advocates
  • Merrill Friedman, Senior Director, Disability Policy Engagement, Anthem, Inc.
  • Andy Imparato, Executive Director, Association of University Centers on Disabilities
  • Sachin Jain, Chief Medical Officer, CareMore/Anthem
  • Gina Livermore, Senior Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research
  • Patricia Owens, Health and Disability Policy Consultant
  • Frank Neuhauser, Researcher, University of California, Berkeley
  • Jeff Price, President, National Association of Disability Examiners
  • Susan Reinhard, Senior Vice President, AARP Public Policy Institute
  • Kim Rutledge, Assistant Legislative Director, United Domestic Workers of America
  • TJ Sutcliffe, Director of Income and Housing Policy, The Arc
  • Rebecca Vallas, Director of Poverty to Prosperity Program, Center for American Progress
  • Joshua Wiener, Distinguished Fellow, RTI International
  • Gooloo Wunderlich, Senior Program Officer, National Academies, Committee on National Statistics
  • Edward Yelin, Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, University of California, San Francisco

*Members of the advisory board are serving in their individual capacity, not as representatives of their employer or any affiliated organization. This list is as of April 2015. New members may be added.