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ACT Staff

Neal Halfon, MD, MPH

Project Executive

Professor and Director, Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities

University of California, Los Angeles

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Leila Espinosa, MPP

Project Director

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Jonathan Mooney

Strategy Consultant

Whitney Wong, MPH

Analyst

Patricia Bowie

Strategy Consultant

Janet Hung, MPH

Analyst

Jared Schor, MA

Research Assistant

Ashley Barbee Eddington, MPH

Sr. Analyst

ACT Steering Committee

Anita Chandra, DrPH

Director, RAND Justice, Infrastructure and Environment

RAND Corporation

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Brian Rahmer, PhD, MS

Director, Community Health Engagement, Women and Children's Service Line

Christiana Care Health System

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Chris Forrest, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania

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Debbie Chang, MPH

Senior Vice President, Policy and Prevention​

Nemours Children's Health System

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Kelly Kelleher, MD

Professor and Director,

The Research Institute

Nationwide Children's Hospital

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Laudan Aron, MA

Senior Fellow, Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population

Urban Institute

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Lisa Dubay, PhD, ScM

Senior Fellow, Health Policy Center

Urban Institute

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Marianne McPherson, PhD, MS

Director, 100 Million Healthier Lives Implementation

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

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Paul Wise, MD, MPH

Richard E. Behrman Professor of Child Health and Society

CHP/PCOR Stanford University

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Peter Margolis, MD, PhD

Co-director 

Professor and Director of Research, James. M. Anderson Center for Health System Excellence 

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Med Center

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Paul Dworkin, MD

Executive Vice President, Community Child Health 

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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Peter Szilagyi, MD, MPH

Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Pediatrics

University of California, Los Angeles

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Uma Kotagal, MBBS, MSc

Professor and Senior Fellow, Department of Pediatrics

University of Cincinnati & Cincinnati Children's Hospital Med Center

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Wendy Lazarus, MSPH

Founder and Senior Advisor

The Children's Partnership

Strategist/Consultant to Various Children’s Advocacy Initiatives

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Robert Kahn, MD, MPH

Professor and Associate Chair of Community Health, Department of Pediatrics

University of Cincinnati & Cincinnati Children's Hospital Med Center

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"The idea of coming together for our individual communities, with lots of different players, that have different resources and knowledge to add is so logical."
-Julia Bland, Chief Executive Officer, Louisiana Children’s Museum