Speaker's BiographySusan Dentzer
Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs
Susan Dentzer is the editor-in-chief of Health Affairs, the nation's leading journal of health policy, and is an on-air analyst on health issues with the "PBS NewsHour." She previously led the "NewsHour's" health unit, reporting extensively on-air about health-care reform. She is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and the Council on Foreign Relations. Dentzer graduated from Dartmouth, is a trustee emerita of the college, and chaired the Dartmouth Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2004. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Overseers of Dartmouth Medical School and is an overseer of the International Rescue Committee, a leading humanitarian organization. She is also on the board of directors of Research!America, an alliance working to make research to improve health a higher priority.