Anya Rader Wallack, Ph.D.
Anya Rader Wallack, Chair of the Green Mountain Care Board, has worked in health care policy and reform for the past two decades. In January 2011, Ms. Wallack joined Governor Shumlin as Special Assistant for Health Reform and was the chief architect of Act 48, the Governor's health reform plan. During the 1990's Ms. Wallack served as Governor Howard Dean's Deputy Chief of Staff and focused on health reform. Additionally, Ms. Wallack served on Hillary Clinton's Health Reform Task Force. Upon leaving the Dean administration, Ms. Wallack became the Executive Director of the Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care and a member of the Vermont Board of Medical Practice.
More recently, Ms. Wallack lead the Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute and was also interim President of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation. She chaired the Massachusetts Health Care Quality and Cost Council's committee on cost containment, and served on the Rhode Island Health Reform Task Force. Ms. Wallack has been a consultant on state-based health reform to states, non-profits, foundations and health care providers for much of the past decade.
Ms. Wallack is a native Vermonter and graduate of the University of Vermont.
She holds a Ph.D. in Social Policy from Brandeis University and lives in Montpelier.
Princeton Conference XIX: May 23, 2012