​​Frances Padilla

​Co-Chair, CCWC

President

Universal Health Care Foundation of CT

Russell Dexter

​Chief Innovation Officer

Community Health Center Association of CT (CHCACT)

Alexandra Dowe

Healthcare Policy Analyst

Access Health CT

Anne Elwell

Vice President,

Community Relations

​Qualidigm

CCWC Goals

Lori Pasqualini

Member, Board of Directors

CT Business Group on Health

Patricia Baker

​President & CEO
CT Health Foundation

Tim Elwell, Ph.D., MBA

Co-Chair, CCWC

President & CEO

​Qualidigm

Lauren Vo

Research Nurse Practitioner

​CT Center for Primary Care

Tiffany Donelson

​Vice President of Programs

CT Health Foundation

Paul Grady

Member, Board of Directors

CT Business Group on Health

  • Raise awareness in CT about Choosing Wisely® among patients and consumer groups, employers and payers, providers and health systems, government officials and policy makers
  • Be a catalyst to accelerate the adoption of Choosing Wisely® by sponsoring programs and facilitating and advocating for public and private initiatives that address patient-provider communication about most effective use of tests and procedures and recommended guidelines for appropriate treatment
  • Create avenues for local programs to access both national and local Choosing Wisely® resources
  • Facilitate continuous learning and improvement in the implementation of Choosing Wisely® in CT

Jill Zorn

Senior Policy Officer

Universal Health Care Foundation of CT

Leadership Collaborative Members

Sandra Czunas

Associate Health Care Analyst

​Office of the State Comptroller CT

Robert Scalettar, MD

Member, Board of Directors, Chair of Strategy Committee 

Access Health CT

Thomas Woodruff

Director of the Healthcare Policy & Benefit Services Division

​Office of the State Comptroller CT

Nancy Yedlin

Past Chair, CCWC

Vice President

Donaghue Foundation

Laura Morris

Assistant Director

​Office of the Healthcare Advocate

Thomas Meehan, MD, MPH

Executive Director

​CT Center for Primary Care

Mollie Melbourne

Chief Operating Officer

Community Health Center Association of CT (CHCACT)