2020 Health Datapalooza

February 10 to February 11, 2020 (154 Days ago)
Marriott Marquis, Washington, D.C.


Co-located with the National Health Policy Conference

For more than 10 years, the Health Datapalooza has been turning information into innovation by supporting a healthy exchange of ideas from a variety of voices in a setting where meaningful and consequential conversations take place.

Co-Located with the National Health Policy Conference

As an additional benefit to this year’s show, Health Datapalooza attendees will gain new opportunities (if you choose) to engage in expansive discussions with participants across the hall” at the National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) and pick and choose relevant sessions to attend from both events.

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Amy Abernethy

Principal Deputy Commissioner - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

As the Principal Deputy Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Dr. Amy P. Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D., helps oversee the a… Read Bio


Ardy Arianpour, M.B.A.

CEO & Co-Founder - Seqster

Ardy Arianpour is CEO & Founder of Seqster, an award-winning SaaS healthcare platform that enables organizatio… Read Bio

Niall Brennan

Committee Member

Niall Brennan, B.A., M.P.P.

President & CEO - Health Care Cost Institute

Mr. Brennan was appointed President and Executive Director of HCCI in June 2017. Read Bio

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Dan Brillman

Founder and CEO - Unite Us

Dan Brillman is the founder and CEO of Unite Us, a mission-driven technology company integrating the delivery … Read Bio



Melinda B. Buntin, Ph.D.

Professor and Mike Curb Chair - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Melinda Buntin joined Vanderbilt School of Medicine in 2013 as professor and chair of the Department of Health… Read Bio

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Andrea Downing

Community Data Organizer - Brave Bosom

Andrea Downing is a Community Data Organizer and an ePatient hacker. Read Bio

Katherine Hempstead


Katherine Hempstead, Ph.D.

Senior Policy Adviser - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Katherine Hempstead is a Senior Policy Adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She works on health care… Read Bio

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Joanne Kenen

Executive Editor, Health Care - POLITICO

Joanne Kenen, Executive Editor, Health Care at POLITICO, is a veteran Washington reporter who has covered all… Read Bio

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Bon Ku, M.D., M.P.P.

Assistant Dean - Thomas Jefferson University

Bon Ku, MD, MPP is the Assistant Dean for Health & Design at Thomas Jefferson University. Read Bio



Michael Petersen, M.D.

Social Determinants of Health Lead - Accenture

Dr. Michael Petersen is a transformative Physician Executive with Accentures Social Determinants of Health team. Read Bio

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Sylvia Romm, M.D., M.P.H.

Chief Innovation Officer - Atlantic Health System

Sylvia Romm, MD, MPH, is driven by a passion for transforming health care delivery to patients and communities. Read Bio

Don Rucker


Don Rucker, M.D.

National Coordinator for Health Information Technology - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Dr. Don Rucker is the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health … Read Bio

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Aaron Sheedy

Chief Operating Officer & Founder - Xealth

Aaron Sheedy is Chief Operating Officer of Xealth, a digital health platform that drives activation and engage… Read Bio

Rasu Shrestha

Committee Member

Rasu Shrestha, M.D., M.B.A.

Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President - Atrium Health

Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President at Atrium Health. Read Bio

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Committee Member

Mona Siddiqui, M.D., M.P.H.

Chief Data Officer - Department of Health and Human Services

Dr. Siddiqui is currently serving as the Chief Data Officer for the Department of Health and Human Services wh… Read Bio


Committee Member, Presenter

Ed Simcox

Chief Technology Officer and Acting Chief Information Officer - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Ed Simcox is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Acting Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the U.S. Departm… Read Bio

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Board Member, Committee Member, Staff

Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, M.P.H., FAAP

President and CEO - AcademyHealth

Dr. Simpson has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of AcademyHealth since 2011. A nationally recog… Read Bio

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