Improving Health Care for People Experiencing Homelessness


Barbara DiPietro, Ph.D.
National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Senior Director of Policy

Sachin Jain, M.D., MBA
SCAN Group and SCAN Health Plan, President and Chief Executive Officer

Ellen Lawton, J.D.
HealthBegins, Senior Fellow

Jim O’Connell, M.D., MTh
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, President and Founder
Harvard Medical School, Assistant Professor

David Peery, J.D.
National Health Care for Homeless Council, Co-Chair, National Consumer Advisory Board

Experts and Analysts

Heather E. Bullock, Ph.D.
University of California- Santa Cruz, Professor of Psychology
Blum Center on Poverty, Social Enterprise, and Participatory Governance, Director

Eva Margarita Moya, Ph.D., LMSW
University of Texas at El Paso, Interim Chair and Associate Professor for Department of Social Work

Claudia D. Solari, Ph.D.
Urban Institute, Senior Research Associate

Michael D. Tanner
CATO Institute, Senior Fellow


Erin Johnson
VA Homeless Patient Aligned Care (H-PACT), Program Coordinator

Emily Rosenoff, MPA
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Director for the Division of Long-Term Services and Supports Policy

Brett Esders
HUD Office of Special Need Assistance Programs, Senior Program Specialist


Derrick Belgarde, MPA
Chief Seattle Club, Executive Director

Stephen B. Brown, MSW, LCSW
University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Better Health Through Housing Program, Director of Preventative Emergency Medicine

Melissa Chinchilla, Ph.D.
AltaMed, Research Scientist

Chandra Crawford, Ph.D.
National Alliance to End Homelessness, Director of Individual Homeless Adults

Ester and Andrew Schorr
Remedy Health Media, EVP | Patient Power, Co-Founder

Julie Silas, J.D.
Homebase, Directing Attorney