The Prescription for Activity Task Force


Dominique Adair, MS, RD,
Private-practice nutrition and fitness adviser, public speaker, educator, media consultant, and freelance health and nutrition writer

Katie Clarke Adamson,
Senior Director of Health Partnerships and Policy, YMCA of the USA

Jason Altmire, MHA,
Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Community Engagement, Florida Blue

Ross Arena, PhD, PT, FAHA, FESC, FESPM, FACSM, FAACVPR,
Professor and Head of the Department of Physical Therapy / Interim Head of Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago

Jordan AsherMD, MS,
Chief Clinical Officer / Chief Innovation Officer, MissionPoint Health Partners

Donald A. BalasaJD, MBA,
CEO and Legal Counsel, American Association of Medical Assistants

Hope Barkoukis, PhD, RD, LD,
Associate Professor / Interim Department Chair, Department of Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University

Grady Colson Barnhill, MEd,
Senior Assessment Advisor, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA,
18th Surgeon General of the United States (2009-2013) 

Gary Bennett, PhD,
Bishop-MacDermott Family Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, Global Health, and Medicine at Duke University and Director of Duke’s Global Digital Health Science Center

Jenny Bogard, MPH,
Healthcare Advisor, Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Victoria Brown, MPA,
Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Cedric X. BryantPhD, FACSM,
Chief Science Officer, American Council on Exercise

Stephen Cook, MD, MPH, FAAP,
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, AAP-IHCW & University of Rochester Medical Center

Lance C. Dalleck, PhD,
Assistant Professor of exercise and sport science, Western State Colorado University

Mary Daly,
National Media Director, Anytime Fitness

Kitty Hsu Dana, MBA,
former Vice President – Health, United Way Worldwide

Laura DeFina, MD,
President and CEO, Cooper Institute

Greg Degnan, MD,
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Medical Director, Atlantic Coast Athletic Clubs

William Dietz, MD, PhD,
Director, Global Center for Prevention Wellness, George Washington University

Nicholas A. DiNubile, MD,
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (ACE Chief Medical Advisor and former Board of Director)

Erik Eaker, MHA,
Director, Population Health Initiatives, Humana

John Ellis,
Cofounder and CEO, Attune Health Management (and Vice Chair, Board of Directors, American Council on Exercise)

Avery Faigenbaum, EdD,
Professor, Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey

Jennifer Fassbender, MS,
Former Associate Director of Exercise Physiology, American Diabetes Association

Jennifer L. Foltz, MD, MPH,
Senior Medical Officer, US Public Health Service & CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Janet Frenkel,
Chief Experience Officer, MissionPoint Health Partners and Ascension Care Management

Jinger S. Gottschall, PhD,
Associate Professor of Biomechanics and Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University

LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH,
Executive Director, National Association of County and City Health Officials

Rain Henderson, MPA,
CEO, Clinton Health Matters Initiative, Clinton Foundation

Trina Histon, PhD,
Senior Principal Consultant, Clinical & Operational Improvement, Kaiser Permanente, Health Management Institute

Anita Holloway, MD, MBA,
Market Vice President / Medical Officer, Wisconsin and Michigan Market of Humana

Adrian Hutber, PhD,
Vice President of Exercise is Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine

Elizabeth (Liz) Joy, MD,
Medical Director, Community Health, Intermountain Healthcare

James Kallusky, EdD,
Vice President, Laureus Foundation

Lynn Cialdella Kam, RDN, PhD, MA, MBA,
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve CASE School of Medicine

W. Larry Kenney, PhD,
Professor of Physiology and Kinesiology, Noll Physiological Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University

David M. Krol, MD, MPH, FAAP,
Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Foundation

Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA,
Founder and Principal, ConscienHealth

Felipe Lobelo, MD, PhD, FAHA,
Associate Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health

Matt Longjohn, MD, MPH,
National Health Officer, YMCA of the USA

Lisel Loy, JD,
Project Director, Bipartisan Policy Center

Mary McCluskey, MD,
Chief Medical Officer, Operations, Anthem

Patricia (Patty) Mecheal, PhD, MHS,
Executive Vice President, Personal Connected Health Alliance

Craig W. Moscetti, MPH,
Manager of Community Pediatric Health Programs, Allina Health and HealthPartners

Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP,
Senior Advisor for Healthcare Solutions, American Council on Exercise, and primary care pediatrician

Carmen Rita Nevarez, MD, MPH,
Vice President of External Relations / Preventive Medical Advisor, Public Health Institute

Julianna L. Olson, NP,
Market Medical Officer, Humana

Diane Padden, PhD,
Vice President of Research, Education and Professional Practice, American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Sherry Pagoto, PhD,
Associate Professor, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical School

Pamela M. Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM,
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland, Pew Foundation Scholar in Metabolism, National Senior Olympics Board

Edward Phillips, MD,
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

Nico Pronk, PhD, FACSM, FAWHP,
Vice President and Chief Science Officer, HealthPartners

Chuck Runyon,
CEO, Anytime Fitness

Robert Sallis, MD, FACSM,
Co-Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship, Kaiser Permanente

Eduardo Sanchez, MD, MPH, FAAFP,
Chief Medical Officer for Prevention, American Heart Association

Robin SchepperMS,
Senior Advisor, Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative, Bipartisan Policy Center

James Skinner, PhD,
Professor Emeritus, Department of Kinesiology, Indiana University

Brian Smedley, PhD,
Co-founder and Executive Director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity

Alison Steiber, PhD,
Chief Science Officer, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Sarah Strunk, MHA,
Strategic Advisor, Active Living by Design

Paul Terry, Ph.D,
President and CEO, Health Enhancement Research Organization

Calondra Tibbs, MPH,
Senior Advisor of Public Health Programs, National Association of County and City Health Officials

Laurie P. Whitsel, PhD,
Director of Policy Research, American Heart Association

Risa Wilkerson, MA,
Executive Director, Active Living By Design

Antonio S. Williams, PhD,
Assistant Professors, Indiana University School of Public Health

Shale Wong, MD, MSPH,
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado

Deborah Rohm Young, PhD,
Director of Behavioral Research, Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California