Summit on Aging in America

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Light Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.


Perspectives of Older Adults and Caregivers

Preeti N. Malani, M.D., MSJ
Director, National Poll on Healthy Aging; Chief Health Officer and Professor, University of Michigan

9:00 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.


Drivers of Health for Older Adults

Jason Barker, MHA, CPA
Regional Market President, ChenMed

Melanie Bella, MBA
Chief of New Business and Policy, Cityblock Health

Stuart Butler, Ph.D, M.A.
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution

Yael Harris, Ph.D., MHS
Vice President, Health Research, American Institutes for Research

Lucy Theilheimer
Chief Strategy and Impact Officer, Meals on Wheels America

Moderator: Stuart M. Butler, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution

9:55 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.


10:10 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.


Future Care Models for Aging Americans

Gina Buccalo, M.D.
Medical Director, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust

Rushika Fernandopulle, M.D., MPP
CEO and Co-founder, Iora Health

Cheryl Phillips, M.D.
President and CEO, Special Needs Plan Alliance

Cheryl Wilson, R.N., M.A., LNHA
Chief Executive Officer, St. Paul’s Senior Services

Moderator: Sarah J. Dash, MPH
President and CEO, Alliance for Health Policy

11:05 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Policy Considerations for the Future of Aging

Stacy Sanders, MSW
Deputy Staff Director, Senate Special Committee on Aging

Nick Uehlecke
Professional Staff Member, House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health

Edwin Walker, J.D.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging, Administration for Community Living

Moderator: Nora Super, MPA
Director, Policy and Programs, Milken Institute