Ben Barber is Virginia Health Catalyst’s Policy Director. He is responsible for analyzing policies, regulations, and legislation, assessing the impact of policy changes, and developing short- and long-range policy initiatives to improve health and advance equity.
Prior to joining Catalyst, Ben served as Senior Health Policy Analyst for VCU Health System, where he was responsible for analyzing federal and state health policy changes and educating senior leaders about their impact on the health system and its patients. He also serves as President-Elect of the Virginia Public Health Association and as an adjunct Professor in the University of Richmond’s Health Studies Department.
Outside of work, Ben enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and dog. That, and a good book.