Full Name
Cristie Travis
Job Title
Memphis Business Group on Health
Speaker Bio
Cristie Upshaw Travis has been CEO of the Memphis Business Group on Health since 1994. She supports employers by bringing them together to share solutions and provides them tools to manage the cost and quality of their health benefits. Nationally, she serves on the Board of Directors of The Leapfrog Group and the National Quality Forum. She also serves on key committees for the Core Quality Measure Collaborative and NCQA and is past chair of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions. Regionally, Cristie is a member of the Master of Health Administration Advisory Board and Institute for Health Law and Policy at the University of Memphis, and the Advisory Board for the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Master in Healthcare Quality and Safety program. She is former Board Chair of the Common Table Health Alliance and former Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Southern College of Optometry. Cristie lectures on health policy, healthcare quality, value-based payment models, and employer perspectives at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy and University of Memphis School of Public Health. Cristie has her Master of Science in Hospital and Health Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Cristie Travis