Michele Lueck, President and Chief Executive Officer
Joe Hanel, Manager of Public Policy Outreach
Colorado Health Institute
Since their founding in 2002, Colorado Health Institute has provided evidence-based data and information to inform policy, advance health, promote collaboration and support better access to care for all Coloradans.
As a health policy research institute, research is CHI’s priority. They have branched out in response to profound innovations in health, health care and health policy. Today, they are trusted strategic advisors and sought-after facilitators. In addition, they are skilled evaluators, valued partner with the individuals, groups and communities across the state.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 26th, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Arrive early to meet and visit with Michele and other attendees.
WHERE: COPIC offices, 7351 Lowry Blvd., Denver, CO 80230
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Michele has more than 20 years of experience with organizations that inform health care delivery and policy decisions with research, data and insight. She is an expert on big picture trends that are transforming the health care landscape, locally and nationally.
Michele has held leadership roles in two health-related nonprofits on Colorado’s Western Slope. She has consulted for Children’s Health Foundation, the Aspen Medical Foundation and the Redford Center (previously the Sundance Preserver). She has a bachelor’s degree from Harvard and a master’s degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia.
Joe oversees interactions with public officials and the news media. His job is to communicate analysis by experts at the Colorado Health Institute in a way that’s accessible and useful for people who are not health policy specialists. Joe graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Colorado–Boulder before pursuing a master’s degree in international affairs from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C.