Awards and Recognition

Health Policy PhD Alumna Ilana Graetz Receives Prestigious  Award

Ilana Graetz, 2012 graduate of the UC Berkeley Health Policy PhD program and current Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was recently awarded the 2017 Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research AwardThe American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) established this award to recognize an individual whose early achievements in managed care research demonstrate the potential for making an exceptional long-term contribution as a leader in the field. This award also serves to commemorate the dedication, leadership, and distinguished research contributions of the late AJMC® associate editor, Dr. Seema S. Sonnad.  Like Ilana, Seema was an alumna of the Health Policy (HSPA) PhD program, and she graduated in 1997.  She passed away while running an ultra-marathon in 2015.  This year, the award presentation will be held during the dinner reception of the 6th Annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® Meeting on November 16 in Philadelphia, PA.


Congratulations to Ilana!