Lauren Kies


Hospitals & Health Systems

New York, NY

Areas of Expertise

Lauren is a Director and the New York Regional Lead for Public Health at Guidehouse. She advises board members and senior executives on strategy, operations, and large-scale transformations. Her clients include a range of leading academic medical centers, higher education, government, non-profit, and commercial healthcare organizations.
Lauren was an adjunct faculty member at the George Washington University, where she taught graduate students in the Milken Institute School of Public Health. She served on the DC-area Board of Directors and Regent’s Advisory Council for the American College of Healthcare Executives for a decade. Lauren is a leader in the healthcare business world and is a sought-after speaker on topics such as healthcare operations, community health, and advocacy. She is active in her community, passionate about STEM outreach and access to quality healthcare.

Awards and distinctions: 

  • GW Faculty Innovation Grant
  • ACHE Regent's Early Career Healthcare Executive Award
  • PwC Heath Industries Advisory Coaching Award
  • Inductee, Upsilon Phi Delta Honors Society
  • Inductee, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
  • MIT Walle J. Nauta Prize for Outstanding Research in Brain and Cognitive Sciences

B.S., Brain and Cognitive Science, MIT
M.S., Healthcare Administration, Georgetown University
Membership and Activity Information
American College of Healthcare Executives
National Capital Healthcare Executives
Healthcare Leaders of New York
MIT Club of DC

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