Right Care, Right Patient, Right Time: The Role of Comparative Effectiveness Research


Alfiee M. Breland-Noble


Georgetown University Medical Center, Project Director of AAKOMA at the Center for Trauma and the Community

202-687-4812   ab2892@georgetown.edu

John Bulger Geisinger Health Plan, Chief Medical Officer

                        JBulger@ geisinger.edu

Eleanor Perfetto


National Health Council, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives

202-785-3910   eperfetto@nhcouncil.org

Sean Tunis Center for Medical Technology Policy, Founder and Senior Strategic Advisor

410-547-2687   Sean.tunis@cmtpnet.org

Gail Wilensky Project HOPE, Senior Fellow



Experts and Analysts

Joseph Antos American Enterprise Institute, Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy

202-862-5983   JAntos@aei.org

Eric B. Bass Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center, Director


Tanisha Carino FasterCures, Milken Institute, Executive Director

tcarino@fastercures.org   202-336-8900

Joey Mattingly University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science

410-706-8068   jmattingly@rx.umaryland.edu

Anand Parekh Bipartisan Policy Center, Chief Medical Advisor

aparekh@bipartisanpolicy.org   202-204-2400

Eugene Rich Mathematica Policy Research, Senior Fellow

202-250-3544   erich@mathematica-mpr.com

Karen A. Robinson Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center, Director


Morgan H. Romine Duke- Margolis Center for Health Policy, Policy Fellow in Strategic Engagement

202-621-2815   morgan.romine@duke.edu



Arlene Bierman Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Director, Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement 

301-427-1500   arlene.bierman@ahrq.hhs.gov

Carolyn Clancy Department of Veterans Affairs, Deputy Undersecretary for Health, Discovery, Education and Affiliated Networks

202-461-9121   carolyn.clancy@va.gov

Michael Lauer National Institutes of Health, Deputy Director for Extramural Research

301-496-1096   Michael.lauer@nih.gov

Janet Woodcock


Food and Drug Administration, Director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

301-797-3200   Janet.Woodcock@fda.hhs.gov





Andrew Barnhill GlaxoSmithKline, Director of Federal Policy and HHS Strategy

​                        andrew.t.barnhill@gsk.com

Sarah Emond Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

617-528-4013   semond@icer-review.org

Sara van Geertruyden Partnership to Improve Patient Care, Executive Director

​202-688-0226   sara@pipcpatients.org

James Gelfand The ERISA Industry Committee, Senior Vice President of Health Policy

202-627-1922   jgelfand@eric.org

Greg Gierer America’s Health Insurance Plans, Senior Vice President of Policy

202-778-3200   ggierer@ahip.org

Jennifer Graff National Pharmaceutical Council, Vice President of Comparative
Effectiveness Research
Jennifer Jones Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Legislative and Regulatory Policy Director


Chip Kahn Federation of American Hospitals, President and Chief Executive Officer

202-624-1534   ckahn@fah.org

R. Shawn Martin American Academy of Family Physicians, Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy

202-232-9033   smartin@aafp.org

Amy M. Miller Society for Women’s Health Research, Chief Executive Officer

202-223-8224   amiller@swhr.org