Oregon Health Forum Program Planning Committee
The Breakfast Forum Planning Committee generates topics for Oregon Health Forum events and suggests panelists and moderators, recruits speakers and sponsors, and helps drive event attendance. Members include representatives from health care associations, the business community, insurers, medical providers, insurance agents, hospitals, consumers and government interests. To get involved contact Robin Moody at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rachael Banks, Public Health Director, Multnomah County
Samantha Clark, Medical Student, OHSU
Joy Conklin, Vice President of Practice Advocacy, Oregon Medical Association
Michael Cox, Vice President of Public Affairs & Communications at the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Brian DeVore, CEO of Sifft Consulting
Dr. Jeffrey Eisen, Chief Medical Officer, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
Michael Foley, Director of Integrated Communications, Kaiser Permanente
Kathy Gadinas, President, Columbia Benefit Solutions
Kelly Jensen, Principal, Compelling Reason
Michaella Johnson, Marketing Manaqer, Moss Adams
Dr. Samuel Metz, Retired Anesthesiologist
Jeremiah Rigsby, Chief of Staff, CareOregon
Dr. Michael Rohwer, Executive Director, Curandi
Robin Moody is executive director of the Oregon Health Forum, where she manages operations and communications, raises funds, and works to drive increased attendance and sponsorships for events. In prior roles, she served as executive director of the National Rural Accountable Care Consortium, a nationwide clinical practice transformation organization, and was vice president of operations and director of policy and compliance for National Rural’s affiliate Caravan Health. At the Oregon Association of Hospitals & Health Systems, Robin was senior director of policy development. She started her career as a journalist and editor and worked for six years as the health care reporter for the Portland Business Journal. Robin holds bachelor’s degrees in economics, journalism and Spanish from Gonzaga University and a master’s in public health degree from Portland State University.
Diane Lund-Muzikant is the Founder and Board Chair for Oregon Health Forum and The Lund Report, and she has spent three decades focused on shaping health policy in the Pacific Northwest. Earlier, as a freelance journalist, her work appeared in Good Housekeeping, People Magazine, The Oregonian and national health policy journals. Diane is a 25-year breast cancer survivor and was the co-founder of Rachel’s Friends Breast Cancer Coalition, an educational and advocacy organization focused on the environmental impacts of cancer.
Kate Requardt is the administrative assistant and office manager for the Lund Report and Oregon Health Forum. She has more than 15 years of experience in administrative roles spanning an array of sectors, most recently with Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Southwest Portland. Originally from the East Coast, Requardt moved to Oregon to earn a higher education degree. While attending Lewis & Clark College in Southwest Portland, she became enamored with the culture and environment of the area and decided to stay after earning her bachelor’s degree in English in 2005. She is proud to call Oregon home.