Titles, affiliations, and degrees are dated to time of award.


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Brendan Saloner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Brendan Saloner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopki... Read Bio


Honorable Mention

Dr. Karen Maddox

Karen Joynt Maddox, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor - Washington University School of Medicine and School of Social Work

Karen E. Joynt Maddox, M.D., M.P.H. is a practicing cardiologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and an Assistant Pr... Read Bio


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Committee Member

Julia Adler-Milstein, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - University of California

Dr. Adler-Milstein is the nation’s top researcher in health IT policy, with a specific focus on electronic hea... Read Bio


Dr. Katy Kozhimannil

Katy Kozhimannil, Ph.D., M.P.A.

Director - University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Dr. Katy Kozhimannil is the director of the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center and an Associ... Read Bio


Benjamin Sommers
Committee Member, Member

Benjamin Sommers, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor - Harvard School of Public Health

Benjamin Sommers, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor of health policy and economics at the Harvard School of Public H... Read Bio


Michael McWilliams, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Health Policy
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital


Ateev Mehrotra, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Hardeep Singh, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief, Health Policy and Quality Program
Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center   


Scott Halpern, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medidcine & Epidemiology
Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine  


Aaron Kesselheim, M.D., J.D., M.P.H.
Instructor in Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School


Hoangmai (Mai) Pham
Committee Member

Hoangmai (Mai) Pham, M.D., M.P.H.

Vice President - Anthem, Provider Alignment Solutions

Mai is responsible for developing and refining Anthem’s provider payment models that reduce the cost of care w... Read Bio

Rachel Werner, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
University of Pennsylvania


Ashish Jha

Ashish Jha, M.D., M.P.H.

Dean for Global Strategy - Harvard

Ashish K. Jha, M.D., MPH, is the Dean for Global Strategy at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, K.T. L... Read Bio



Kevin G. Volpp, M.D., Ph.D.

Director - Penn Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE)

Dr. Volpp is the Janet and John Haas President’s Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics and Po... Read Bio


Michelle Mello, J.D., Ph.D. 
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Law 
Director of the Program in Law and Public Health 
Harvard School of Public Health


Katrina Armstrong, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


David M. Studdert, LL.B., SC.D.
Associate Professor Law and Public Health
School of Public Health
Harvard University


Benjamin G. Druss, M.D., M.P.H.
Rosalynn Carter Chair in Mental Health
Associate Professor of Public Health & Psychiatry
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University


Dana P. Goldman, Ph.D.
Senior Economist


Susan L. Ettner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor 
Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research 
University of California, Los Angeles


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Board Member

Laurence Baker, Ph.D.

Professor - Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Baker is Professor of Health Research and Policy and Chief of Health Services Research at the Stanford Uni... Read Bio


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Michael Chernew, Ph.D.

Professor - Harvard Medical School

Michael Chernew, PhD, is the Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy and the director of the Heal... Read Bio

Kevin A. Schulman, M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of the Clinical Economics Research Unit
School of Medicine, Georgetown University


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Board Member

John Z. Ayanian, M.D., M.P.P.

Director - University of Michigan AcademyHealth Board Treasurer

John Z. Ayanian is the Director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, and the Alice Hamilton ... Read Bio

Barbara G. Vickrey, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of California, Los Angeles


David A. Asch, M.D., M.B.A.
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Chief of Health Services Research
Philadelphia VA Medical Center


Andrew Bindman
Committee Member

Andrew Bindman, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Health Policy, Epidemiology and Biostatistics - University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Andy Bindman is professor of medicine, epidemiology & biostatistics, and an affiliated faculty member with... Read Bio


David J. Ballard, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Center for Clinical Evaluation Sciences
School of Medicine, School of Public Health, Emory University

Lillian Gelberg, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Assistant Professor
Division of Family Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles


Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Hospital


Alan L. Hillman, M.D., M.B.A.
Center for Health Policy, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, 
University of Pennsylvania


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Troyen Brennan

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer - CVS Health

Troyen A. Brennan, M.D., M.P.H., is Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of CVS Health. In this ... Read Bio

Alan M. Garber, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Stanford University
HSR&D Senior Research Associate
Department of Veterans Affairs


Kenneth E. Thorpe, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



James C. Robinson, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Health Economics
University of California, Berkeley


Earl P. Steinberg, M.D., M.P.P.
Program for Medical Technology, Johns Hopkins University

Thomas Rice, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 


Arnold M. Epstein, M.D., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard University


Kenneth B. Wells, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Natural Scientist
The RAND Corporation
Professor of Psychiatry
University of California, Los Angeles