Zetema Contributors are selected for their expertise in particular topic areas. Zetema staff interview Contributors for input into the Debates to broaden the range of perspectives represented.

Alex Azar, J.D.
Chairman and Founder, Seraphim Strategies, LLC
Former President, Lilly USA, LLC
Former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Troy Brennan, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, CVS Health
Lanhee J. Chen, Ph.D.
Director of Domestic Policy Studies in Public Policy, Stanford University
Former Policy Director, Romney-Ryan 2012 Presidential Campaign
Bridget Duffy, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Vocera
Bridget Duffy is the chief medical officer for Vocera, where she helps design the next generation of healthcare innovations that bridge communication gaps, improve care team collaboration, and address clinician well-being, resilience and joy. ...
Robert Galvin, M.D.
CEO, Equity Healthcare
Former Chief Medical Officer, General Electric
David Himmelstein, M.D.
Professor, CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College
Ken Kizer, M.D.
Director, Institute for Population Health Improvement, University of California, Davis
Former Under Secretary for Health, US Department of Veterans Affairs; Former Director, California Department of Health Services
Mike Leavitt
Founder and Chairman, Leavitt Partners
Former Secretary of Health and Human Services; Former Governor of Utah
Mario Molina, M.D.
Former CEO, Molina Healthcare
Mark Smith, M.D.
Founder and Former CEO, California Health Care Foundation
Sally Welborn
Former SVP, Global Benefits, Walmart stores, Inc.
Penny Wheeler, M.D.
President/CEO, Allina Health

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