Nationally-recognized health policy expert Susan Dentzer will keynote IPRO’s 33rd Annual Meeting, to be held Tuesday June 6 at the LaGuardia Marriott Hotel in East Elmhurst, NY.
Chief Executive Officer of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, Dentzer works closely with foundation leaders to carry out the organizational mission of improving the health and health care of all Americans. One of the nation’s most respected health and health policy thought leaders and journalists, she is also an on-air analyst on health issues on the PBS NewsHour.
From 2008 to April 2013, she was the editor-in-chief of Health Affairs, the nation’s leading peer-reviewed journal of health policy, and led the transformation of that journal from a bimonthly academic publication into a highly topical publication and web site with more than 120 million page views annually. From 1998 to 2008, she led the PBS NewsHour’s health unit as on-air health correspondent, and was the recipient of numerous honors and awards. Dentzer is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and the Council on Foreign Relations, and a public member of the board of directors of the American Board of Medical Specialties, a non-profit organization overseeing 24 approved medical specialty boards that set standards for board certification for the nation’s physicians. She is also a member of the Board of Overseers of the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian organization providing relief to refugees and displaced persons around the world.
A widely admired communicator, Dentzer is a frequent speaker before a wide variety of health care and other groups, and a frequent commentator on such National Public Radio shows as the Diane Rehm Show and This American Life. Register for this free luncheon event here.