Jane Hyatt Thorpe, J.D. is the Senior Associate Dean for Academic, Student & Faculty Affairs and a Professor of Health Policy and Management in the Milken Institute School of Public Health and Director of the Healthcare Corporate Compliance Program at the George Washington University.
She specializes in healthcare law and policy in the areas of Medicare, Medicaid, healthcare delivery systems and financing, health information exchange and technology, and corporate compliance and she teaches courses in policy analysis, healthcare quality, and corporate compliance. Professor Thorpe has twice served in leadership roles in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services prior to and during her academic appointment. She served as a Senior Advisor in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and as the Deputy Director of the Office of Policy for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Prior to HHS, Professor Thorpe was the Associate Vice President for Payment and Policy at the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and practiced healthcare law providing regulatory and transactional counsel.
Professor Thorpe has an A.B. magna cum laude in History and a Certificate in American Studies from Princeton University and a J.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Law. She is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Healthcare Corporate Compliance Association, Academy Health, and the D.C. Bar Health Law Section and is admitted to the bar in Tennessee and the District of Columbia.