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HL20: Karen Davis, Economist—Healthcare is More Than a Numbers Game
Health Leaders Media

Growing up on a wheat farm in Ponka City, Okla., a small town about 100 miles north of Oklahoma City, Karen Davis, PhD, was raised with “that basic Midwestern ideal value system that you try to help people out, and you use the talents you’ve been given to do that.”

Davis, who is a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, and director of the Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, was actively involved in 4-H as a girl, which she says rounded out her philosophy on life.