Advisory Groups

County Health Rankings Scientific Advisory Group

  • Renee Branch Canady, PhD, MPA - CEO, Michigan Public Health Institute
  • David H. Chae, ScD, MA - Associate Professor, School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, Tulane University 
  • Jim Chase, MHA - Senior Advisor, Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement
  • Tracy Corley, PhD - Director of Research and Partnerships, Conservation Law Foundation 
  • Katherine Cramer, PhD - Professor of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Marah Curtis, PhD - Professor of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Tom Eckstein, MBA - Principal, Arundel Metrics/ America’s Health Rankings
  • Rebecca Tave Gluskin, PhD - Chief Statistician, Measure of America, Social Science Research Council 
  • Kurt Greenlund, PhD - Chief, Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Carolyn Miller, MA, MS - Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Ryan Pettaway, DrPH, MPH - Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Oregon Health & Science University/Portland State University
  • Patrick Remington, MD, MPH - Professor Emeritus, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Steven Teutsch, MD, MPH - Adjunct Professor, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA; Senior Fellow, Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Southern California
  • Trissa Torres, MD, MSPH - Executive Director, Population Health Improvement Partners

RWJF Culture of Health Prize National Advisory Group

  • John Auerbach, MBA - President / CEO, Trust for America’s Health
  • Bettina Byrd-Giles, MA.Ed - CEO, The Byrd's Nest, LLC
  • Frank Castelblanco, DNP, RN - Chair, Continuing Professional Development, Mountain Area Health Education Center
  • Romi Hall, MPH - Director, NeighborWorks America
  • Ben Hecht, JD - President / CEO, Living Cities
  • Justin Kii Huenemann, MA - consultant, Pueblo of Jemez
  • Letetia Daniels Jackson, BBA - President / CEO, Tandeka, LLC
  • Janhavi Kirtane, MBA - formerly General Manager/Staff Vice President, CareMore Health System
  • Paul Lindberg, JD - Collective Impact Health Specialist, Partnership of United Way of the Columbia Gorge and Providence Hood River Hospital
  • Marcus Littles, MPA - Senior Partner, Frontline Solutions
  • Xavier Morales, PHD, MRP - Executive Director, The Praxis Project
  • Jessica Mulcahy, MA - Director, NeighborWorks America
  • Khanh Nguyen, JD - Senior Program Officer, The Colorado Health Foundation
  • Joe Reardon, JD - President / CEO, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
  • Elizabeth Yeampierre, JD - Executive Director, UPROSE