These leaders in health care policy generously volunteer their time to provide guidance and enrich member experience for the Society:
Tim Dube, M.P.H.
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, PCMA
Joy Kraybill, Ph.D., M.P.A.
Senior Technical Advisor, Marketplace Eligibility & Enrollment Group, CCIIO, CMS, HHS
career has spanned both health program operations and health policy research. Whether through operations or research, her career goal is to contribute to the improvement of publicly-supported health programs.
Since 2012, Joy has worked directly on the implementation of the Federally-Facilitated Marketplaces (FFM) at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO). At CCIIO, Joy initially built the team that oversees health plan issuers in the FFM, and she designed and implemented the program which trains and registers health insurance agents to sell plans on the FFM. She now serves as the Deputy Group Director for the CCIIO component that provides Marketplace consumers with eligibility determinations and enrolls them in FFM coverage. This group is responsible for an annual operating budget of over $300 million dollars, and the group’s work directly touches millions of consumers each year.
Prior to joining CCIIO, Joy spent 1.5 years supporting CMS’ Medicaid Integrity Group (MIG).
From 2009-2010, Joy led the Program Integrity Division for the DC Medicaid program. At DC Medicaid, she supervised all on going fraud investigations, established performance goals for the division, and ensured those goals were met.
Previously, Joy spent 9 years at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), where she led teams in the development of Congressional reports and testimonies that focused on curbing fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid.
Joy initially launched her career as a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Joy earned her Ph.D. in Public Policy at The George Washington University. She also holds a Master of Public Administration from North Carolina State University.
In addition, Joy serves as a peer reviewer for the Journal for Healthcare Quality, and she enjoys mentoring young professionals.
Michelle Proser, M.P.P.
Director of Research, National Association of Community Health Centers
Sarah Dash, M.P.H.
President and CEO, Alliance for Health Policy
Dean Rosen, J.D., M.S.
Partner, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas
Sara Rosenbaum, J.D.
Harold & Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy & Founding Chair of the Department of Global Health, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health
Murray Ross, Ph.D.
Vice President, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Director, Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy
Ian Weston, M.P.P.
Executive Director, American Trauma Society
Miranda Franco, M.A.
Senior Policy Advisor, Holland & Knight
Dr. Lauren Lyles-Stolz, PharmD
Executive Director, Washington State Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission
Dr. Lauren Lyles-Stolz currently serves as the Executive Director for the Washington State Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission. Previously, she was the first pharmacist German Chancellor Fellow researching Population Health Management primarily in Germany as a solution to ensure health equity, address rising healthcare cost, and to improve health outcomes. She has had the unique opportunity to meet and discuss health challenges and successes with international health experts in Singapore, Israel, Scotland, Spain and Switzerland, which inspired her first joint population health publication with Scotland and Germany. Since then, Lauren has spoken at diverse institutions to share her research findings, including the 2021 Health Technology Research Summit in Brazil.
Lauren graduated with her Pharm.D. (Doctor of Pharmacy) from The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy. Following graduation, Lauren completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Eli Lilly and Company in U.S. and International Regulatory Policy and Strategy. The fellowship entailed her combining her patient care experiences throughout her pharmacy curriculum, background from national pharmacy associations (NACDS, NCPA) and FDA, with the pharmaceutical industry to improve patient access to innovative therapies. She also worked part-time as a pharmacist at a mail-order pharmacy making sure the right medications got to the right patients in the criminal justice system. Lauren then served as the Manager of Pharmacy Affairs at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, where she supported the association’s efforts to promote the transition of managed care pharmacy to value-based healthcare. These experiences and relationships both globally and stateside have shaped Dr. Lyles-Stolz’s passion to improve health for all.
Ipsita Smolinski, M.P.H., M.B.A
Managing Director, Capitol Street
President, Horizon Government Affairs
Katie Keith, J.D., M.P.H.
Associate Research Professor, Georgetown University Center on Health Insurance Reforms and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Stuart Portman, M.P.H.
Senior Health Policy Advisor, U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
Stuart Portman serves as Senior Health Policy Advisor on the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. In this capacity, he handles all policies related to Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and in the past has led policy development on issues related to the Affordable Care Act’s individual marketplace, health taxes, and health information technology. Previously, he served as the Senior Healthcare Legislative Assistant and Legislative Correspondent for Senator Orrin G. Hatch, where he focused on Medicaid, Food and Drug Administration-related policies, and issues affecting individuals with disabilities. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Stuart received his Master of Public Health degree specializing in health policy from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University and his Bachelor’s in Biology and Political Science from the University of Denver.