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Karen Adams

Portfolio Manager, Center for Transforming Health, The MITRE Corporation

Karen Adams, Ph.D., a former program officer at The Commonwealth Fund and head of its State Innovations Program, is portfolio manager at the Center for Transforming Health at The MITRE Corporation. She was named senior program director at the National Quality Forum in October 2006. Previously, while at the Institute of Medicine, she served on the congressionally mandated study, "Redesigning Health Insurance, Performance Measures, Payment and Performance Improvement Programs," which provided recommendations to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services on mechanisms for linking payments to the provision of high-quality care. Dr. Adams holds a master's degree in management from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland and a doctorate in public policy from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.