Michael E. Rhein has been promoted to president and CEO of the Institute for Public Health Innovation. Rhein was a senior vice president. He has worked as vice president of programs for the National AIDS Fund. He also has worked as a senior vice president of CommonHealth ACTION.
Samantha Halpert has been promoted to vice president of legislation and health information technology at the Federation of American Hospitals. Halpert was vice president of quality and health information technology. She also has worked at the FAH as the director of health care policy and research. She also served as a health care aide and press secretary to Rep. Al Green, D-Texas.
Stephen Kranz has joined the state and local tax practice group at law and lobbying firm McDermott Will & Emery. Kranz was an attorney at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan. He has worked as general counsel and tax counsel at the Council On State Taxation. He also has worked as a trial attorney in the Justice Departmentís tax division.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.