Teresa Lee is the Executive Director of the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation (the "Alliance"). She joined the Alliance in June 2011. As a graduate of Harvard University's School of Public Health and with formal training as an attorney, Ms. Lee is a recognized professional in the fields of Medicare reimbursement and health law and policy. She brings to the Alliance a thorough understanding of the critical intersection between health policy, health care reform, and the law. As Executive Director, Ms. Lee hopes to support skilled home health's critical and valuable role as the U.S. health care delivery system changes to improve both the quality and efficiency of patient-centered care. Ms. Lee has a strong background in health care policy and association management experience. Prior to her work for the Alliance, Ms. Lee served as Senior Vice President at the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) in Washington, D.C. Her career at AdvaMed included her tenure as Vice President and Associate Vice President of Payment and Health Care Delivery Policy. Ms. Lee has also served as a Senior Counsel in the Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). A lifelong resident of the Washington area, Ms. Lee earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California-Berkeley; a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard University's School of Public Health; and a law degree from The George Washington University Law School.