The ACC was formed, and is led by the Accountable Care Community planning committee:

  • Janine E. Janosky, PhD, Vice President, Center for Community Health Improvement, ABIA
  • Frank L. Douglas, PhD, MD, President and CEO, ABIA
  • Peter Briss, MD, MPH, CAPTUSPHS, Medical Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Hugh Tilson, MD, DrPH, Adjunct Professor of Public Health Leadership, Epidemiology and Health Policy, UNC School of Public Health
  • Karen Fisher, JD, Senior Director and Policy Council, Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Susan Mende, BSN, MPH, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Max Blachman, Northeast Ohio Regional Representative for U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown
  • Nancy A. Myers, PhD, System Director for Quality and Clinical Effectiveness, Summa Health System
  • Norman Christopher, MD, Chair, Department for Pediatrics, Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Jeffrey Moore, MD, Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Akron General Health System
  • C. William Keck, MD, MPH, FACPM, Professor Emeritus, Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Cynthia Flynn Capers, PhD, RN, Special Assistant to the Provost, The University of Akron
  • Robert Howard, MA, Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Gene Nixon, MPA, Health Commissioner, Summit County Health District
  • Jeffrey Susman, MD, Dean of Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Sharon Hull, MD, MPH, Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Stanley C. McDermott, PharmD, MS, Director and Head, Center for Clinical Trials and Product Development, ABIA
  • Jennifer S. Teller, PhD, Director of Diabetes Initiatives, Center for Community Health Improvement, ABIA
  • Vicki England Patton, MS, Coordinator, Center for Community Health Improvement, ABIA
  • Laura Turner-Essel, MA, Research Intern, Center for Community Health Improvement, ABIA