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Deborah D Gordon, MBA

Author and Health Care Consumer Advocate at the Health Care Consumer's Manifesto, Contributor at
Areas of Expertise Health Care Consumerism, Health Insurance, Health Policy & Business


Deborah D. Gordon (Deb) is author of "The Health Care Consumer's Manifesto" (Praeger 2020), based on consumer research she conducted as a senior fellow in the Harvard Kennedy School's Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government. Deb previously spent more than two decades in health care leadership roles, including Chief Marketing Officer for a Massachusetts health plan and CEO of a health technology company. Deb is an Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellow, an Eisenhower Fellow, and a Boston Business Journal 40-under-40 honoree. She is a contributor at, HealthyWomen, MoneyGeek and the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism, and her work has appeared in the Harvard Business Review blog, USA Today, The Hill, and JAMA Network Open among others. She earned a BA in bioethics from Brown University, and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.