Karen van Caulil, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value
Karen van Caulil, Ph.D. joined the Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value, formerly known as the Florida Health Care Coalition, in 2011 as the President and Chief Executive Officer. Previous positions included the Director of Healthcare Planning at the University of Central Florida’s College of Medicine, the Executive Director of the Health Council of East Central Florida, and the founding Project Director of the Primary Care Access Network.
Karen teaches graduate level courses in health services administration and health informatics and lectures frequently on a wide array of topics in the healthcare field. Karen serves on numerous state, regional and national boards and committees that address quality of care, patient safety, healthcare delivery and payment reform. She is the Vice Chair of Florida’s Consumer Health Information and Policy Analysis Advisory Council, charged by the legislature with overseeing the State’s transparency efforts including implementation of the state’s all payer claims database.
Karen graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Biology and completion of the “Science, Technology and Human Values” degree program. Karen completed a US Public Health Service Traineeship and a Master of Science in Public Health in Health Policy and Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She obtained an interdisciplinary Doctorate in Public Affairs (Health, Public Administration, Criminal Justice and Social Work) from the University of Central Florida.