Valerie Watzlaf, PhD, MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA Vice Chair of Education and Associate Professor University of Pittsburgh Department of Health Information Management School of Health and Rehabilitation Science 6030 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 Dr. Valerie Watzlaf is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education within the Department of Health Information Management in the School…

Tammy Feenstra Banks, MBA, FACMPE Gobles, MI 49055 Tammy Feenstra Banks’ professional experience spans over 25 years in health-oriented organizations including a large nonprofit Medical Association, a large health system, and a Fortune 500 managed healthcare and insurance company. She has devoted her career leading multi-stakeholder collaborations to align incentives to solve healthcare’s administrative and…

Jamie Ferguson VP, Health IT Strategy & Policy Kaiser Permanente Anacortes, WA 98221 Jamie Ferguson is Vice President of Health Information Technology (IT) Strategy and Policy at Kaiser Permanente and a fellow of its Institute for Health Policy. He is responsible for Kaiser Permanente health IT informatics standards, priorities, and policies, and government and industry…

Wu Xu, PhD Adjunct Faculty, Sociology, Bio-Medical Informatics, and Clinical Epidemiology University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Dr. Xu is a former State Director of Center for Health Data and Informatics in Utah Department of Health (UDOH). She has more than 25 years of experience in innovation, development and administration of interoperable information…

Margaret A. Skurka, MS, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMAChancellor’s Professor and Professor EmeritusCollege of Health and Human ServiceIndiana University NorthwestandPrincipal, MAS, IncFrankfort, IL 60423 Professor Margaret A. Skurka is a nationally recognized consultant in Health Information Management, specifically in the area of coding and classification. She provides consulting services to hospitals, healthcare facilities, ambulatory surgery centers and…

Melissa M. Goldstein, JD Associate Professor Department of Health Policy and Management Milken Institute School of Public Health The George Washington University 950 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Second Floor Washington, DC 20052 Melissa M. Goldstein, JD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Milken Institute School of Public…

Denise Chrysler, JDDirector, Mid-States RegionNetwork for Public Health Law University of Michigan School of Public Health 1415 Washington HeightsAnn Arbor, MI 48109 Ms. Chrysler is Director, Mid-States Region of the Network for Public Health Law at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She has significant background in public health law with specific expertise…

Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary ASPE, Science and Data Policy Department of Health and Human Services Science and Data Policy Humphrey Building, Room 442E.2 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20024 Phone: 202 690-7100 E-mail: Sharon.arnold@hhs.gov

Committee Management Specialist Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff Office of the Director National Center for Health Statistics HHS/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3311 Toledo Road Hyattsville, MD 20782-2002 Email: pzr3@cdc.gov

Helga Rippen, MD, PhD, MPH, FACPM