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Elizabeth (Liz) Fowler, Vice President of Global Health Policy, Johnson & Johnson, Washington, DC. Elizabeth Fowler is vice president of global health policy at Johnson & Johnson where she is focused on shaping health care systems and promoting innovation. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Liz was special assistant to President Obama on healthcare and economic policy at the National Economic Council. During the health reform debate in 2009-2010, Liz served as chief health counsel to U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chair, Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) and played a critical role in developing the Senate version of the Affordable Care Act. She also played a key role in the development of the 2003 Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act. Liz has more than 20 years of experience in health policy and health services research. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania; a doctorate from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, where her research focused on risk adjustment; and a law degree from the University of Minnesota. She is admitted to the bar in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Liz is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.