The Commonwealth Fund at AcademyHealth

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<p>More than 2,000 health policy researchers, policymakers, and practitioners will attend the 2006 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, which opens this Saturday, June 25, in Seattle. The Commonwealth Fund is sponsoring a number of sessions at the meeting, as well as two pre-meeting conferences, Building Bridges: Making a Difference in Long-Term Care and the State Health Research and Policy Interest Group Meeting. Fund staff and grantees will moderate and present their research throughout the conference; see our <a href="/cnlib/pub/enews_clickthrough.htm?enews_item_id=22680&return_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ecmwf%2Eorg%2FGeneral%2FGeneral%5Fshow%2Ehtm%3Fdoc%5Fid%3D377787%26%23doc377787">AcademyHealth meeting page</a> for a list of presentations.<br><br>On Monday, June 27, Commonwealth Fund President Karen Davis, Ph.D., will receive the <strong>AcademyHealth Distinguished Investigator Award</strong> in recognition of her valuable contributions to public policy and research. "It is an honor to be acknowledged with the AcademyHealth Distinguished Investigator Award, which comes at a time when Americans and health policy experts are eager to find a way to cover our nation's uninsured," says Davis.<br><br>The Fund invites you to <strong>booth 307</strong> to meet our program officers, pick up copies of our latest publications, and give us your feedback on new designs for our Web site. We look forward to seeing you.</p>