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

2018

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

2017

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Committee Member

Julia Adler-Milstein, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - University of California, San Francisco

Julia Adler-Milstein is a national expert on policy and management issues related to the use of IT in healthca... Read Bio

2016

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

2015

Benjamin Sommers
Committee Member

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

Associate Professor of Health Policy and Economics - Department of Health Policy and Management - Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Sommers is a health economist and a physician whose main research interests are health policy for vulnerab... Read Bio

2014

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

2013

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

2012

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   

2011

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

2010

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

2009

Hoangmai (Mai) Pham
Committee Member

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

Vice President - Provider Alignment Solutions Anthem

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

2008

Committee Member

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

K.T. Li Professor of International Health and Director, Harvard Global Health Institute - Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

2007

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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

2006

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

2005

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

2004

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

2003

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

2002

Dana P. Goldman, Ph.D.
Senior Economist
RAND

2001

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

2000

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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

1999

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Presenter

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

1998

Board Member

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

Director - University of Michigan AcademyHealth Board Treasurer

John Z. Ayanian, MD, MPP is the inaugural Director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at th... Read Bio

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

1997

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

1996

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

1995

David J. Ballard, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Director
Center for Clinical Evaluation Sciences
Professor
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

1994

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

1993

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

1992

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Presenter

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

1991

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

1990

1989

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

1988

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

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

1987

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

1986

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