Kaiser Family Foundation

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The Kaiser Family Foundation, according to it's website, is

"A leader in health policy and communications, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S., with a growing role in global health. Unlike grant-making foundations, Kaiser develops and runs its own research and communications programs, sometimes in partnership with other non-profit research organizations or major media companies... The Kaiser Family Foundation is not associated with Kaiser Permanente or Kaiser Industries." [1]

Board of trustees

Accessed September 2008: [2]

  • Drew Altman - President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Susan V. Berresford - Former President, Ford Foundation; Consultant, New York Community Trust
  • Tom Campbell (On leave of absence), Of Counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Jennifer Drobac - Professor of Law, Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis; Kaiser Family Member
  • Jacob Lew - Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Citi Investment Alternatives
  • Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. - Jesse Climenko Professor of Law, Vice Dean for the Clinical Programs, Harvard Law School
  • Cokie Roberts - Political Commentator, ABC News, Senior News Analyst, NPR
  • Allan Rosenfield - Dean Emeritus, The Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
  • David Satcher - Director, Center of Excellence on Health Disparities, Poussaint-Satcher-Cosby Chair in Mental Health, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Richard Schlosberg - Former President, David and Lucille Packard Foundation, Former Publisher and CEO, Los Angeles Times
  • Donna E. Shalala - President, University of Miami
  • Diana Chapman Walsh - Former President, Wellesley College
  • Kathy Wehle - Finance Director, Flying House Productions, Kaiser Family Member
  • W. Richard West, Jr. - Founding Director, Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian


Web: http://www.kff.org

Sources and articles

Sourcewatch articles


  1. About, Kaiser Family Foundation, accessed September 24, 2008.
  2. Trustees, Kaiser Family Foundation, accessed September 24, 2008.

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