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AcademyHealth Announces 2016 Annual Research Meeting Award Recipient Dr. Mary Naylor

Congratulations to Dorothy Rider-Pool Health Care Trust Trustee Dr. Mary Naylor on receiving this prestigious honor:

Washington D.C. (June 14, 2016)—AcademyHealth announced today the winners of its 2016 Annual Research Meeting (ARM) awards. Each award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the fields of health services research and health policy. AcademyHealth will honor and recognize the recipients of these prestigious awards at the 2016 ARM, June 26-28 in Boston.

The following individuals will be recognized at this year’s conference:
Mary D. Naylor, Ph.D.

Dr. Naylor is the Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology and Director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She is the architect of the Transitional Care Model, an evidence-based care management approach designed to improve the quality of care, decrease unnecessary hospitalizations and reduce health care costs for vulnerable community-based older adults. Dr. Naylor was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in 2005. She also is a member of the RAND’s Health Board of Advisors and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQs) National Advisory Council. Dr. Naylor completed her six-year term on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) in 2016.

The Distinguished Investigator Award recognizes investigators who have made significant and lasting contributions to the field of health services research through scholarship, teaching, advancement of science and methods, and leadership.


About the Annual Research Meeting

For over 30 years, AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting has been the premier forum for health services research, where more than 2,500 attendees gather to discuss the health policy and health system implications of research findings, sharpen research methods, and network with colleagues from around the world. The 2016 Annual Research Meeting is being held June 26-28 in Boston.

About AcademyHealth
AcademyHealth is a leading national organization serving the fields of health services and policy research and the professionals who produce and use this important work. Together with our members, we offer programs and services that support the development and use of rigorous, relevant and timely evidence to increase the quality, accessibility, and value of health care, to reduce disparities, and to improve health. A trusted broker of information, AcademyHealth brings stakeholders together to address the current and future needs of an evolving health system, inform health policy, and translate evidence into action. Learn more at and follow us on Twitter @AcademyHealth.