Helen Darling is president of the National Business Group on Health (formerly Washington Business Group on Health), a national non-profit, membership organization devoted exclusively to providing practical solutions to its employer-members' most important health care problems and representing large employers' perspective on national health policy issues. Darling also heads the Business Group's Institute on Health Care Costs and Solutions.Darling serves as co-chair of the Committee on Performance Measurement of the National Committee on Quality Assurance and is a member of a number of advisory and editorial boards, including the Institute of Medicine's Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and the board of the VHA Health Foundation. Darling has an M.A. in demography/sociology and a B.S. in history/English, cum laude, from the University of Memphis.