External Advisory Board

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Leora Horwitz, MD

Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science, NYU Langone

Area Represented: LHS Center, CTSA

Dr. Leora Horwitz is a professor in the Departments of Population Health and Medicine at NYU Langone. She is the founding director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science and the Division of Healthcare Delivery Science in the Department of Population Health, and a practicing hospitalist.

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Sheila Moroney, MPH

Principal, PX Advisors

Area Represented: Patient Engagement

Sheila Moroney has more than 35 years of experience in healthcare policy, strategic planning, patient experience and operational leadership, education and training, and person-centered care improvement. She was the Patient Experience Officer and Senior Director of Person- and Family-Centered Care at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis. 

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Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS

Director, Yale Equity Research and Innovation Center

Area Represented: Patient Engagement, Health Equity

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith is Inaugural Associate Dean for Health Equity Research; C.N.H Long Professor of Internal Medicine, Public Health, and Management; Founding Director of the Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC); and Director of the Center for Research Engagement (CRE).

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Lucy Savitz, PhD, MBA

Professor, Department of Health Policy & Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

Area Represented: LHS Center

Dr. Lucy Savitz has over 30 years of experience in health care delivery and health services research and is newly appointed as professor of health policy and management at Pitt Public Health where she also serves as the director of external affairs for the department. She is senior advisor to the UPMC Health Plan, Center for High-Value Health Care.