Michael is responsible for building CCI’s internal capability to accelerate innovations for healthy people and healthy communities.

Before joining CCI, Michael was a director in The Permanente Medical Group regional offices, where he built regional technology, patient outreach, and learning systems to support ambitious population care goals. He also led support for strategy and performance improvement projects in diverse clinical areas including disease prevention and screening, primary care, and specialty care.

Previously, Michael was the cardiology administrator for Johns Hopkins Cardiology and the quality improvement director for the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Michael also led the quality team at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, funding technical assistance programs on Medicaid managed care and quality innovation in large health systems. Earlier in his career, Michael led health care and Medicaid reform, and coverage expansion initiatives for the state of Colorado.

Michael received a bachelor’s degree in operations research engineering from Princeton University, a master’s degree in health policy from Harvard University, and a doctor of public health degree in health policy and management from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Michael is an American Society for Quality Certified Quality Engineer, and a Kaiser Permanente Certified Improvement Advisor. In his spare time, Michael enjoys chasing after or running away from his 3-year old twins.