Speaker Profile – Valerie Arkoosh

Valerie Arkoosh, MD, MPH, NPA President

Specialty: Obstetric Anesthesiology

Expertise: Health Reform, Health Policy

City, State: Philadelphia, PA

Current Position: Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Education:

  • Master of Public Health degree, with a concentration in Health Policy, from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Doctor of Medicine from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • B.A. in economics from Northwestern University

Biography:

Valerie Arkoosh is Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  Her primary clinical focus is Obstetric Anesthesiology and she holds a Master’s of Pubic Health degree, with a concentration in Health Policy, from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Her current policy focus is on the impact of national health reform efforts on cost, quality and access to care for the uninsured. Dr. Arkoosh is a former President of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.  Prior to joining the University of Pennsylvania, she was Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at Drexel University College of Medicine.

 

To arrange an interview please contact:
Becky Martin, Project Manager
National Physicians Alliance (NPA)
becky.martin@npalliance.net
(202) 420-7896

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