2015 Advisory Committee


Suzanne Bakken, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.M.I.*
Alumni Professor of Nursing 
Professor of Biomedical Informatics 
Columbia University

Anne Beal, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief Patient Officer
Sanofi

William Borden, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine Director of Healthcare Delivery Transformation
George Washington University

Steven Clauser, Ph.D., M.P.A.
Program Director, Science, Improving Healthcare Systems Department
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Jonathan Darer, M.D., M.P.H.

Margaret Murray, M.P.A.
Chief Executive Officer
Association for Community Affiliated Plans

Robin Newhouse, Ph.D., R.N.
Dean and Professor
Indiana University School of Nursing
 

Carolyn Petersen, M.S.
Senior Editor
Mayo Clinic Global Business Solutions

Gurvaneet Randhawa, M.D., M.P.H.*
Medical Officer and Senior Advisor
Clinical Genomics and Personalized Medicine
Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Lewis Sandy, M.D., F.A.C.P.*
Senior Vice President 
Clinical Advancement
UnitedHealth Group

Lisa M. Schilling, M.D., M.S.P.H.*
Associate Professor
University of Colorado, Denver

Joshua Seidman, Ph.D.
Vice President, Center for Payment & Delivery Innovation
Avalere Health

Paul Tang, M.D., M.S.
Vice President, Chief Innovation and Technology Officer
Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Reed Tuckson, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Managing Director
Tuckson Health Connections

Adam B. Wilcox, Ph.D.*
Medical Informatics Director
Intermountain Healthcare





 

*Lynn Blewett, Ph.D. (Chair)
Professor, Health Policy and Management 
Director, State Health Access Data Assistance Center
University of Minnesota, School of Public Health

Colleen Barry, Ph.D., M.P.P.
Associate Professor, Department of 
Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

*Bevanne Bean-Mayberry, M.D., M.H.S.
Faculty Physician, General Medicine - 
Veterans Affairs Sepulveda
VA Greater Los Angeles HSR&D Center

Kristina Bloomquist, M.Ed.
Executive Director 
Medica Research Institute

*Niall Brennan, M.P.P.
Chief Data Officer
Director, Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

*Peter Buerhaus, Ph.D., R.N.
 Valere Potter Professor of Nursing
Director, Center For Interdisciplinary 
Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

*Andrew Coburn, Ph.D.
Professor, Muskie School of Public Service
University of Southern Maine

*Andrea DeVries, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Payer and Provider Research
Health Core, Inc.

*Clese Erikson, M.P.A.
Senior Director, Center for Workforce Studies
Association of American Medical Colleges

 

Austin Frakt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Medicine
Department of Veterans Affairs & Boston University

Trit Garg, B.A.
Medical Student 
Stanford Medical School

Rebekah Gee, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.
Medicaid Medical Director
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals

Todd P. Gilmer, Ph.D.
Professor, Family and Preventive Medicine
University of California, San Diego Scool of Medicine

Romana Hasnain-Wynia, Ph.D.
Program Director, Addressing Health Disparities 
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute 

Luann Heinen, M.P.P.
Vice President
National Business Group on Health

*Robert Kaplan, Ph.D. 
Chief Science Officer 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Nick Macchione, M.S., M.P.H.
Director
San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency

Frank Markel, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research

Felicia Mebane, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
CEO
Mebane Media Communications, LLC

*Andrew Nelson, M.P.H.
Executive Director, Research and Vice President
HealthPartners

*Robert O'Brien, Ph.D., M.A.
Scientific Program Manager, Health Services Research and Development
Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development

Julia Paradise, M.S.P.H.
Associate Director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
Kaiser Family Foundation

Stephen Parente, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.P.P.
Associate Dean And Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair Of Health Finance And Insurance, Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota

Alonzo Plough, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Vice President And Chief Science Officer 
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

*Ninez Ponce, Ph.D., M.P.P.
Professor
Associate Director, Center for Health Policy Research
University of California, Los Angeles

Nilay Shah, Ph.D., M.S.
Senior Associate Consultant, Division of Health Care Policy & Research
Mayo Clinic

*Sue Sheridan, M.B.A.
Director of Patient Engagement 
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

*Lisa Simpson, M.P.H., BCh, M.B.

President and CEO 
AcademyHealt

 

*Lynn Blewett, Ph.D. (Chair)
Professor, Health Policy and Management 
Director, State Health Access Data Assistance Center
University of Minnesota, School of Public Health

Colleen Barry, Ph.D., M.P.P.
Associate Professor, Department of 
Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

*Bevanne Bean-Mayberry, M.D., M.H.S.
Faculty Physician, General Medicine - 
Veterans Affairs Sepulveda
VA Greater Los Angeles HSR&D Center

Kristina Bloomquist, M.Ed.
Executive Director 
Medica Research Institute

*Niall Brennan, M.P.P.
Chief Data Officer
Director, Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

*Peter Buerhaus, Ph.D., R.N.
 Valere Potter Professor of Nursing
Director, Center For Interdisciplinary 
Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

*Andrew Coburn, Ph.D.
Professor, Muskie School of Public Service
University of Southern Maine

*Andrea DeVries, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Payer and Provider Research
Health Core, Inc.

*Clese Erikson, M.P.A.
Senior Director, Center for Workforce Studies
Association of American Medical Colleges

 

Austin Frakt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Medicine
Department of Veterans Affairs & Boston University

Trit Garg, B.A.
Medical Student 
Stanford Medical School

Rebekah Gee, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.
Medicaid Medical Director
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals

Todd P. Gilmer, Ph.D.
Professor, Family and Preventive Medicine
University of California, San Diego Scool of Medicine

Romana Hasnain-Wynia, Ph.D.
Program Director, Addressing Health Disparities 
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute 

Luann Heinen, M.P.P.
Vice President
National Business Group on Health

*Robert Kaplan, Ph.D. 
Chief Science Officer 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Nick Macchione, M.S., M.P.H.
Director
San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency

Frank Markel, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research

Felicia Mebane, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
CEO
Mebane Media Communications, LLC

*Andrew Nelson, M.P.H.
Executive Director, Research and Vice President
HealthPartners

*Robert O'Brien, Ph.D., M.A.
Scientific Program Manager, Health Services Research and Development
Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development

Julia Paradise, M.S.P.H.
Associate Director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
Kaiser Family Foundation

Stephen Parente, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.P.P.
Associate Dean And Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair Of Health Finance And Insurance, Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota

Alonzo Plough, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Vice President And Chief Science Officer 
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

*Ninez Ponce, Ph.D., M.P.P.
Professor
Associate Director, Center for Health Policy Research
University of California, Los Angeles

Nilay Shah, Ph.D., M.S.
Senior Associate Consultant, Division of Health Care Policy & Research
Mayo Clinic

*Sue Sheridan, M.B.A.
Director of Patient Engagement 
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

*Lisa Simpson, M.P.H., BCh, M.B.

President and CEO 
AcademyHealt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Member of the EDM Forum Steering Committee