Speaker Details

David Nash
Dean, Jefferson School of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University

David Nash is the Founding Dean and the Dr Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy at the Jefferson School of Population Health (JSPH) of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  JSPH provides innovative educational programming designed to develop healthcare leaders for the future.  Its offerings include Masters Programs in Public Health, Healthcare Quality and Safety, Health Policy and Applied Health Economics. 

Dr Nash is a board certified internist who is internationally recognized for his work in outcomes management, medical staff development and quality-of-care improvement.  In 2006, he received the Elliot Stone Award for leadership in public accountability for health data from NAHDO.  In 2009, Dr. Nash received the Wharton Healthcare Alumni Achievement Award.

Dr Nash is a consultant to organizations in both the public and private sectors.  He has chaired the Technical Advisory Group of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council for a decade where he helped to pioneer public reporting of outcomes.   In December 2009, he was named to the Board of Directors for Humana Inc., one of the nations largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies.  In March 2011, he joined the Board of Directors of Endo Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded pharmaceutical company headquartered in Chadds Ford, PA.  He recently was appointed to the Board of Main Line Health  a four hospital system in suburban Philadelphia, PA.  

Through publications, public appearances, his blog and an online column on MedPage Today, Dr. Nash reaches more than 100,000 persons every month.  He has authored more than 100 articles in major journals.  He has edited twenty-one books.  Currently, he is Editor-in-Chief of four major national journals including American Journal of Medical Quality, Population Health Management, P&T, and Biotechnology Healthcare.

Dr Nash received his BA in economics (Phi Beta Kappa) from Vassar College; his MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and his MBA in Health Administration (with honors) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Please visit: 

http://Jefferson.edu/population_health/ and his new blog at: http://nashhealthpolicy.blogspot.com