Lauren is a principal at Leavitt Partners and works in association with the Washington, D.C. office. She also serves as a senior leader in the Payment and Delivery System Transformation practice.
Prior to Leavitt Partners, Lauren served as Corporate Director of Oxford Health Plans, where she led Oxford’s Medicare business over a period of time when membership grew from 80,000 to 150,000. She oversaw the management of the Medicare product group, interfacing with marketing, operations, and medical management, and was responsible for regulatory compliance. Prior to Oxford, Lauren served at Beth Israel Hospital as the administrator for its cardiology unit. She also served as policy staff for the Task Force on National Health Reform, as proposed by the administration of President Bill Clinton. She supported the “Long Term Care” and “Transition to the New System” working groups.
Lauren is a board member at Village Health Works, a health care organization that addresses the root causes of illness, poverty, and neglect in Burundi, Africa. She is also a member of the University of Virginia College of Arts and Sciences Foundation Board and the Family Centers board. She has served as the acting executive director of Village Health Works, as well as the Chair of the Kigutu Hospital Development Committee. She was faculty at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine 2016 conference – addressing the potential of technology to democratize health care in the developing world.
Lauren grew up in Baltimore, MD, received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and her master’s in public health from the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.