Jessica Hazard, MPH
Jessica Hazard is senior director, Medical Group Optimization, Optum Advisory Services. She brings more than 25 years of experience to her role. Ms. Hazard specializes in transformational and turnaround work with large health systems focused on medical group optimization, management and governance structures, service line design, access to care, clinical care standardization, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic planning. Prior to working with Optum/Advisory Board, Ms. Hazard served as departmental administrator for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where she provided business, financial and operational leadership for a large faculty practice, including outpatient operations. Ms. Hazard holds a Master of Public Health degree in nutrition and a Bachelor of Science degree in public health with a concentration in health policy and administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.