Vice President and Executive Director, Health, Medicine, and Society Program, The Aspen Institute
Ruth Katz is a vice president of the Aspen Institute and executive director of its Health, Medicine and Society Program, which brings together groups of thought leaders, decision-makers, and the informed public to consider US health challenges and identify solutions. Previously, she was the Walter G. Ross Professor of Health Policy at George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, where she served as dean from 2003 to 2008. From 1997 to 2003, Katz was associate dean for administration at Yale University School of Medicine. She also served as chief public health counsel to the US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee on the Affordable Care Act.