Our knowledgeable and talented team of Zetema Staff and Fellows are committed to creating a forum that stimulates the productive exchange of diverse, expert opinion on the many facets of the US healthcare system.

Chair and Founder, The Zetema Project

Mark Zitter is the Founder and Chair of the Zetema Project. He founded the Project in 2016 to help inform and energize the national healthcare conversation. He is Chairman and Founder of Zitter Health Insights, a business intelligence firm that provides insights focused on optimizing patient access to pharmaceuticals to life science companies,...

Director, The Zetema Project

William L. Haar is the Director of the Zetema Project. His role is to facilitate a forum that stimulates the productive exchange of diverse, expert opinion on the many facets of the US healthcare system. Mr. Haar recruits and coordinates healthcare leaders from across the political spectrum and the major healthcare stakeholder groups. He plans,...

Project Associate, The Zetema Project

Melissa Leanda is the Project Associate for the Zetema Project. She leads the administrative functioning of the Project, as well as advancing the Project’s research and planning activities. She organizes Zetema’s triannual meetings, manages the Project’s website and communications, and coordinates with Zetema Project Panelists, Contributors, and...

Zetema Fellow

Meril Pothen is a Fall 2018 Zetema Project Fellow and a 2020 MPP candidate and Margolis Scholar at the Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy. As a Zetema Project Fellow, her role is to learn from the Project’s Panelists, Contributors, and staff, contribute to Project research and writing, participate in Project meetings, and enhance the...

Zetema Fellow

Victoria Nichols is a Fall 2018 Zetema Project Fellow and a 2019 MPH candidate and Kaiser Permanente Scholar at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy and Management. As a Zetema Project Fellow, her role is to learn from the Project’s Panelists, Contributors, and staff, contribute to Project research and...