Diane Rowland is the executive vice president of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and the executive director of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. She is also an adjunct professor in the department of health policy and management at the Bloomberg School of Public Health of the Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Rowland is a noted authority on health policy, Medicare and Medicaid, and health care for low-income, elderly, and disadvantaged populations and has published widely on these subjects. She is a nationally recognized expert with a distinguished career in public policy and research. Her federal health policy experience includes service on the staff of the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress, as well as senior health policy positions in the Department of Health and Human Services in the Office of the Secretary and the Health Care Financing Administration. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine, a founding member of the National Academy of Social Insurance, Past President and Fellow of the Association for Health Services Research, and a Brookdale National Fellow in Gerontology. Dr. Rowland holds a bachelor's degree from Wellesley College, a Masters in Public Administration from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a Doctor of Science in health policy and management from the Johns Hopkins University.