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Support Available to You

Drawing on 30 years of senior executive and policy experience with Federal Executive and Legislative branches, local government, and private sector organizations, we can help policy makers, program developers and managers, and mission-driven organizations by providing:

  • A national level speaker to bring a thought-provoking, national perspective tailored to your audience? [See Speaker's One-Page]

  • Support to help your organization achieve the following:

    • a visionary, living and executable strategy for minimizing vulnerability

    • highly effective strategic and operational management,

    • high performance information systems,

    • high performance organizations and systems, and/or

    • high-level outcomes supporting mission, vision and strategy

  • A partner and advocate to help achieve surviving and thriving communities, America and beyond.

  • Experience and expertise is available in each of the following areas:

    • Creating and Sustaining Large, Positive and Timely Change

    • Help Build Surviving and Thriving Futures for Issues and Communities

    • Strategic/Operational Planning Strategic Management Systems

    • Complex Human Systems

    • Building “Ideal” Systems

    • Performance Improvement

    • Policy and programs for vulnerable persons/populations

    • Health Systems Design, Management and Performance

    • Person-centered Health

    • The Un- and Underinsured

    • “Virtual Health Systems” (e) Health Information Systems (e)

    • Quality Improvement

    • Pay for Performance  

To discuss potential collaborations, please contact Gary Christopherson via email - or phone - 301 318 3760.


Leadership/Management Experience

  • Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Department of Defense

  • Senior Advisor to the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services

  • Senior Fellow and Scholar-in-Residence, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences

  • Senior Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration

  • Associate Director, Presidential Personnel, Executive Office of the President, White House

  • Chief Information Officer, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for Health, Veterans Health Administration, VA

  • Director of Health Legislation, Select Committee on Aging, U.S. House of Representatives

  • Deputy Director, Quality Improvement Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, DHHS

  • Senior Advisor to Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, DoD

  • Deputy Director, Municipal Health Services Program (funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and based at John Hopkins Medical Institutions)

  • Director of Special Projects, Director of Municipal Health Services Program, Director of Mother and Infant Care Project, and Director of Project Life for City of Milwaukee Health Department

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