Adam Kaufman, PhD



Adam Kaufman, PhD

CEO
Canary Health

Adam Kaufman, PhD

Adam Kaufman is a health pioneer, having led the building of digital behavior change programs used by dozens of healthcare organizations and tens of thousands of consumers.  A health economist, engineer and company executive, Adam speaks to audiences nationwide on the accelerating trend of chronic illness, its impact on lives and costs of care and proven approaches to arresting disease trajectories. Recognized as a leader in patient engagement and population health, Canary Health works with health plans such as Kaiser Permanente, GEHA and Blue Shield of California to empower members to better health self-management.  CEO of Canary Health, Adam is responsible for the company’s strategic direction and building a world class team able to scale to Canary’s ambitious goal of impacting one million lives. Adam completed his Ph.D. in Applied Economics with a focus on micro-economic models of health behavior choice from the University of Southern California.  He received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

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