Oregon Health Forum Program Planning Committee
The Program 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 Division Director, Oregon Health Authority
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
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 Manager, Moss Adams, interim committee chair
Warren Johnson, Founder and CEO, ScribeX
Dr. Samuel Metz, Retired Anesthesiologist, Oregon Physicians for a National Health Program
Janet Meyer. Principal, Health Management Associates
Jeremiah Rigsby, Chief of Staff, CareOregon
Meredith Roberts, Executive Director, Comagine Health
Dr. Michael Rohwer, Executive Director, Curandi
Art Suchorzewski, Director, Government Affairs, FamilyCare Health
Farzana Molvi, MD, Practicing Pediatrician
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.
Brooklyn Popp serves Oregon Health Forum as the Events and Content Developer. Brooklyn develops content for our communication channels, manages fundraising, and assists in event planning. Brooklyn recently graduated from Gonzaga University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Spanish, and international studies. Brooklyn is eager to support the health care industry and inform all contributors, from patients to policy makers. She values the impact of an informed community, which is why she is passionate to join the Oregon Health Forum’s efforts in promoting open dialogue in Oregon’s public health policy industry.