Harris Allen, PhD

Founder and Principal - Harris Allen Group

Dr. Allen leads the Harris Allen Group, founded in 1998 to focus on performance and strategy development in healthcare. Clients have ranged from employers, health plans, onsite clinics, pharmaceutical and specialty firms to state agencies. He has held posts at The Rand Corporation, Aetna, New England Medical Center and Coopers & Lybrand. He has also served in lecturer or scholar capacities at Yale, Thomas Jefferson, Brown and Tufts Universities. He has published and presented widely, including first-authoring a paper selected for the 2015 Kammer Merit in Authorship Award sponsored by the American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. He recently first-authored a peer-reviewed paper introducing VDPH as a new approach for health reform. His work is now principally focused on advancing VDPH in community and stakeholder settings. Visit www.vdph.us.

Joe Leutzinger, PhD

Founder - Health Improvement Solutions [HIS]

Joseph A. Leutzinger, PhD, is former Director of Health Promotion at Union Pacific Railroad.  In January 2005 he founded Health Improvement Solutions [HIS].  HIS provides assessments, evaluation services and behavior change products for integrated health management programs with a special focus on addressing and analyzing the relationship between health and productivity/performance. He is the co-author of Why and How People Change Health Behaviors, co-editor of The Platinum Book:  Practical Applications of the Health & Productivity Management Model and co-author of Dealing with Life Challenges: Fatigue Management, Stress and Mental Health.  He has given over 200 presentations in regional, national and international forums and has authored over 35 publications.


Dr. Leutzinger serves on the board for the C. Everett Koop Health Project Awards and is the North American judge for the Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces.

John Hoggle

CEO & President - Adhere2Care

John Hoggle, Chief Executive Officer and President: Mr. Hoggle founded Adhere2Care in early 2011 as Adhere 2 Care, LLC.  Mr. Hoggle is the primary leader of Adhere2Care, functioning as Chief Executive Officer and President.  Mr. Hoggle is a seasoned medical technology and telecommunications veteran with a long history of success at both large and small companies.  A graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, Mr. Hoggle developed his technology management and business skills while advancing through the ranks of a major Fortune-50 telecommunications company.  Since the early 80’s Mr. Hoggle has successfully devoted his professional and entrepreneurial efforts to the start-up, development and ultimate sale of telecommunications and medical technology companies, with over twenty-five years of experience working with remote patient monitoring systems. Mr. Hoggle has a strong track record founding, developing and funding start-up organization.