Karen Davis, former president ofThe Commonwealth Fund and a nationally recognized economist, will receive the Health Research & Educational Trust's (HRET) 2013 TRUST Award at the Health Forum/AHA Leadership Summit July 25 in San Diego.
Davis is a professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and directs the school's Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care. She also serves on the Geisinger Health System and Geisinger Health Plan board of directors, Institute of Medicine Committee on Geographic Variations in Health Care Spending, and Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.
'Karen's work improves health care for all,' said Michael Rock, M.D., HRET chairman and chief medical officer at Mayo Rochester Hospitals/Mayo Foundation. 'People, communities, organizations and national policies are better off due to her dedication and this award reflects her years of service and passionate advocacy for quality improvement' HRET is an AHA affiliate.
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