Healthcare Systems and Value Research (HSVR) Study Section Members

October 16, 2014

Roster of members of the study section which reviews applications concerned with the organization and functioning of the health care system.


Holl, Jane Louise, MD, MPH (2014)
Feinberg School of Medicine
Institute for Healthcare Studies
Northwestern University
750 N. Lakeshore Dr.
10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611


Alvir, Jose Ma. J., DrPH, MPH (2015)
Senior Director, Statistical Scientist
Outcomes Research
Clinical Affairs, Specialty Care Business Unit
Pfizer, Inc.
235 East 42nd St., 685/10/4
New York, NY 10017

Birkmeyer, Nancy J.O., PhD (2015) 
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Michigan Medical School
Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (M-Score)
211 North 4th Avenue
Suites 2A&B
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Blume, Arthur, PhD  (2015)
Professor, Clinical Psychology
Psychology Department
Washington State University
VCLS 208L 14204
NE Salmon Creek Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686

Briesacher, Becky A., PhD (2016)
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
377 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605

Brooks, John M., PhD
Director of the Center for Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Sciences
Arnold School of Public Health
Columbia, SC 29225

Cosler, Leon E., RPh, PhD (2014)
Associate Professor of Pharmacoeconomics
Director, Research Institute for Health Outcomes (RIHO)
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
106 New Scotland Ave.
Albany, NY 12208-3492

Evans Cuellar, Alison, PhD (2014) 
Associate Professor
Department of Health Administration and Policy
George Mason University
4000 University Drive, MS1J3
Fairfax, VA 22030

Flores, Roseanne L., PhD*
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Hunter College City University of New York
New York, NY 10065

Harrold, Leslie R, MD*
Associate Professor
Department Of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA 01605

Hay, Joel W., MPhil, PhD (2014)
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy
Leonard Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
University of Southern California
CHP-140; 1540 E. Alcazar St.
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Horswell, Ronald L., PhD (2016)
Associate Professor
Population Health and Preventive Medicine
Louisiana State University System
6400 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Kempe, Allison, MD, MPH (2017)
Director, Primary Care Research Fellowship
University Of Colorado School of Medicine
Director, Children's Outcomes Research Program
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO 80045

Knudsen, Kraig J., PhD*
Chief, Office of Research and Evaluation
Division of Program and Policy
Ohio Department of Mental Health
Columbus, OH 43215

Mennemeyer, Stephen T., PhD (2014)
Department of Health Care Organization and Policy
School of Public Health
University of Alabama at Birmingham
330 Ryals Public Health Bldg.
1665 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35294-0022

Probst, Janice C., PhD (2015) 
Professor and Director
South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
Department of Health Services Policy and Management
Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina
220 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 204
Columbia, SC 29210

Shaya, Fadia T., PhD, MPH (2015)
Professor, Associate Director
Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
University of Maryland
School of Pharmacy
220 Arch St., 12th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

Telfair, Joseph, DrPH, MSW, MPH (2015) 
Professor and Dual Chair
Department of Community Health
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health
PO Box 8015
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA 30460

Unruh, Lynn Y., PhD, RN, LHRM (2014) 
Department of Health Management & Informatics
College of Health and Public Affairs
HPA-2, Room 210-L
University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32816-2205

Wertheimer, Albert I., PhD, MBA (2014)
Department of Pharmacy Practice
School of Pharmacy
Temple University
3307 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Scientific Review Officer

Tian, Ying, MD, PhD
Scientific Review Officer
Division of Scientific Review
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road, Room 2032
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (301) 427-1530
Fax: (301) 427-1562

Extramural Support Assistant

Mccall, Kachisa
Program Analyst
Division of Scientific Review (DSR)
Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Rockville, MD 20850

* Temporary Member. For grant applications, temporary members may participate in the entire meeting or may review only selected applications as needed.

Consultants are required to absent themselves from the room during the review of any application if their presence would constitute or appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Page last reviewed September 2014
Internet Citation: Healthcare Systems and Value Research (HSVR) Study Section Members: October 16, 2014. September 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.