Policy Seminar with Elizabeth Fowler, PhD, JD
The Future of CMMI: Fireside Chat with Liz Fowler
Open to Penn Affiliates
Supported by the Charles C. Leighton, MD Memorial Lecture Fund.
Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMS Innovation Center)
Elizabeth Fowler, PhD, JD, is the Deputy Administrator and Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMS Innovation Center). Dr. Fowler previously served as Executive Vice President of programs at The Commonwealth Fund and Vice President for Global Health Policy at Johnson & Johnson. Fowler was special assistant to President Obama on health care and economic policy at the National Economic Council. In 2008-2010, she was Chief Health Counsel to Senate Finance Committee Chair, Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), where she played a critical role developing the Senate version of the Affordable Care Act. She also played a key role drafting the 2003 Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act (MMA). Fowler has over 25 years of experience in health policy and health services research. She is admitted to the bar in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Fowler is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Aspen Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where her research focused on risk adjustment, and a Law degree (J.D.) from the University of Minnesota.