Strategic Advisory Board

Dr. Joel V Brill
Joel V. Brill, MD, FACP
Chief Medical Officer at Predictive Health

Joel V. Brill is an executive clinician with over 30 years of experience providing strategic leadership and medical oversight to large data-driven health organizations. He is skilled in strategy, development and implementation of innovative health programs, products and payment systems, with extensive experience in clinical practice, research, coverage, reimbursement, quality improvement, data analysis, and value-based care. 

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Dr. Daniel Buffington
Daniel E Buffington, PharmD, MBA, FAPhA
President and CEO at Clinical Pharmacology Services Inc.

Dr. Daniel Buffington is the President and Practice Director at Clinical Pharmacology Services, located in Tampa, FL. He is also on faculty at the University of South Florida Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy. He studied Biology & Biochemistry at the University of South Florida, completed the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Mercer University.
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William (Bill) Copeland, Jr., MBA
Former Vice Chairman, US Life Sciences & Health Care Leader for Deloitte LLP

Bill Copeland, retired from Deloitte in May 2019, is the former Vice Chairman, U.S. Life Sciences and Health Care practice Leader for Deloitte LLP which includes health plans, health care providers and life sciences. A 31 year veteran with Deloitte, Bill has advised some of the organization’s largest health care industry clients on their most strategic and transformative events, including mergers, affiliations, new business initiatives and financial and operational turnaround plans.

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Brian J. Isetts, PhD, BCPS, FAPhA
Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems Professor, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Former Health Policy Fellow at CMS

Brian Isetts is a Professor at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and a pharmacist with over 25 years of experience working as a nursing home consultant, and in community and institutional practice. Dr. Isetts has distinguished himself as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist to improve medication effectiveness and safety for patients of all ages. Brian received his undergraduate degree in pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin, and his PhD in Social and Administrative Pharmacy from the University of Minnesota. Read more >

Margaret M. (Peggy) Johnson, RPh
Healthcare Consultant, Former Chief Pharmacy Officer Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Margaret M. (Peggy) Johnson provides independent healthcare consulting and advisory services to health plans, health services companies, life science firms, and other industry stakeholders. She is especially interested in helping organizations develop strategy that derives value by integrating pharmacy and medical products and services.

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Jocelyn Konrad, RPh
Chief Pharmacy Officer at Rite Aid

Jocelyn Konrad was named executive vice president and chief pharmacy officer in October 2019. Konrad is responsible for pharmacy operations and clinical services, market access, pharmacy purchasing, government and regulatory affairs, workforce management, service excellence, pharmacy field team management and the development, implementation and management of new pharmacy initiatives. Konrad also oversees Rite Aid subsidiary, Health Dialog and, is responsible for Elixir mail and Elixir specialty pharmacy. Read more >

Lawrence Lesko, PhD, FCP
Emeritus Clinical Professor, University of Florida College of Pharmacy

Dr. Lawrence J. Lesko is currently Emeritus Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy at Lake Nona (Orlando). He started the Center in 2011 and served as its full-time Director for 5 years. He continues part-time in the Center and officially retired in February 2018. He now serves as a consultant to pharmaceutical companies and as a strategic advisory board member to several healthcare organizations. Read more >

Susan E. Nelson, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
System Chair, Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, System Chair, Bioethics, Ochsner Health and Medical Director, Post-Acute Care, Ochsner Health Network

Susan E. Nelson MD, FACP, FAAHPM is board certified in internal medicine, geriatrics and hospice and palliative medicine and currently serves as Medical Director, Post-Acute Care, Ochsner Health Network. She is System Chair, Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care and Bioethics, Ochsner Health. Her career has focused on patients with multiple chronic conditions and frailty regardless of their place of residence. Read more >

Richard Popiel, MD, MBA
Senior Advisor at McKinsey & Company, Former Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Cambia Health Solutions

Dr. Richard Popiel has 25 years of senior executive experience in operating health plans and health care companies along with expertise in health care delivery. Previously, at Cambia Health Solutions, Dr. Popiel held the role of Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer and was responsible for all medical care including clinical strategy and policy, network management including value based payment, and pharmacy management with the goal to improve health plan members’ clinical outcomes and their experiences as health care consumers. Read more >

Tim Rice, RPh
Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, Cone Health

Tim was born and raised in Washington State. He attended Washington State University, graduating with a degree in pharmacy and later a residency in clinical pharmacy. He began his health care career as a pharmacist at Cone Health’s Moses Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro in 1978, progressing into a position managing several aspects of the operation of the pharmacy department. He pursued a graduate degree in health administration at Duke University and returned to Cone Health in various management roles, primarily with product line responsibilities for various centers of excellence.

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Rob Robinson, MBA, MPH
Former Senior Director of Global Health Policy at Johnson & Johnson

Rob has a history of innovation and leadership at the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies over a 30-year career. In response to changes in US / International healthcare delivery and payment, he created the Health Policy Excellence group which focused on providing J&J company leadership with government engagement strategies, health system understanding, and strategic long term planning tools.
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Alan D. Sadowsky, PhD
Senior Vice President Community Based Services at MorseLife Health System

Dr. Sadowsky has been part of the executive management team of MorseLife Health System since October 2000 and is presently the Senior Vice President. MorseLife Health System has 2,500 employees, 9 companies, and annual revenues of approximately $150 million. Dr. Sadowsky’s responsibilities include Pace (3 sites) Hospice, Home care services (Medicare and Private) care management, and he serves as the Executive Director of Kramer Senior Services Agency. Read more >