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Michael Leavitt
Founder and Chairman, Leavitt Partners; formerly Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency; Secretary of Health and Human Services; and Governor of Utah

Michael Leavitt is the founder and chairman of Leavitt Partners, a health-care intelligence business. Previously Leavitt served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2005-2009), administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (2003-2005) and governor of Utah (1993-2003). At the EPA, he oversaw the implementation of the most protective ground-level ozone standards in U.S. history and signed the Clean Diesel Rule, a landmark rule to clean up non-road diesel fuel. His service at HHS included implementing the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program and planning for a pandemic flu. A seasoned expert in public policy, global health and health system reform, Leavitt is a sought-after speaker and advisor to CEOs, governors, members of Congress and political candidates.


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