A McKinsey & Co. expert on health care, Stephanie Carlton is a former adviser to Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. John Cornyn, and Sen. Tom Coburn. She will be speaking on the future of American health care and reform.
About Stephanie Carlton
Stephanie Carlton is an experienced leader across three dimensions of the U.S. health care economy - business, policy, and clinical. As an expert at McKinsey & Company, Stephanie co-leads McKinsey's Reform 2.0 efforts out of the Center for U.S. Health System Reform. She was the principal adviser to former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on Medicare, Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, prescription drugs, public health preparedness, and a range of other domestic policy issues. Stephanie spent a decade on Capitol Hill, including time as the top Republican Senate staffer for Medicaid and Medicare Advantage on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. Stephanie also advised U.S. Senator John Cornyn (Texas), a member of Republican leadership, and Senator (Dr.) Tom Coburn (Oklahoma), then a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. She has authored major pieces of legislation, including a proposal to overhaul the U.S. health care system introduced by Senator Coburn and then-Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan. Stephanie is a registered nurse, having completed a fellowship in labor and delivery at Georgetown University Medical Center, and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.