Health Care Research Training (HCRT) Study Section Members

February 23 – 24, 2017
Roster of members of the study section which reviews research training and career development grants.


Hsu, John,  MBA, MD, MS
Director, Clinical Economics and Policy Analysis Group
Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Mgt
Department Of Health Care Policy, Harvard University
Boston, MA  02114


Alexander, Caleb G., MD
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg
School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD 21205

Ancker, Jessica S., PhD, MPH*
Associate Professor, Department of Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY 10065

Arbaje, Alicia Ines, MD, MPH, PhD*
Assistant Professor Of Medicine
Director of Transitional Care Research
John Hopkins Centerr For Transformative Geriatrics Research
John Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Baltimore, MD 21224

Burkhart, Lisa, PhD
Associate Professor, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago IL 60626

Burns, Edith A., MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics
Medical College of Wisconsin and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee, WI 53295

Coups, Elliot J, PhD*
Associate Professor, Department Of Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Rutgers
The State University Of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Deshpande, Abhishek, MD, PhD, MBBS*
Assistant Professor, Department Of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Lerner College of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44195

Elder, Nancy C., MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0582

Freund, Karen, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Medicine
Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies
Tufts Medical Center
Tufts University
Boston, MA 02118

Fuji, Kevin T., PhD, MD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Director, Center for Health Services Research and Patient Safety
Creighton University
Omaha, NE 68178

Graetz, Ilana, PhD*
Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Department of Preventive Medicine
Memphis, TN 38105

Gray, Stacy W., MD, AM*
Associate Clinical Professor, City Of Hope
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Division Of Clinical Cancer Genetics
Department Of Population Sciences
Department Of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte, CA 91010

Irwin, Charles E., MD
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine
Director, Health Policy, Dept. of Pediatrics
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
San Francisco, CA 94143-0503

Lindrooth, Richard C., PhD*
Associate Professor, Colorado School of Public Health
University Of Colorado at Denver
Aurora, CA 80045

Mays, Glen P., PhD
Professor and Chair, Health Services and Systems Research
College of Public Health
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40536

McHugh, Megan, PhD*
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL 60611

Merwin, Elizabeth I., PhD
Ann Henshaw Gardiner Professor of Nursing
Executive Vice Dean, Duke University School of Nursing
School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Science
Durham, NC 27710

Meurer, Linda, MD, MPH
Professor Academic Fellowship
Director, Academic Fellowship in Primary Care Research
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Mullins, Daniel C., PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Baltimore, MD 21201

Naik, Aanand D., MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
Houston Center for Innovations in Quality, Safety and Effectiveness
Department of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX  77004

Nembhard, Ingrid, PhD
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management
Yale School of Public Health
Yale School of Management
New Haven, CT 06520-8034

Newgard, Craig D., MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine & Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Departments of Emergency Medicine & Public Health
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR 97239

Ohsfeldt, Robert L., PhD*
Professor, Department of Health Policy Management
School of Rural Public Health
Texas A&M Health Science Center
College Station, TX 77843

Peterson, Kevin A., MD, PhD
Professor, Director, Center of Excellence in Primary Care
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Mayo Memorial Building University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55105

Schmid, Christopher H., PhD
Professor of Biostatistics, Center for Evidence Based Medicine
Brown University School of Public Health
Providence, RI 02912

Scott, Linda D., PhD
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing
University of Wisconsin Madison
Madison WI 53705

Sieck, Cynthia J., PhD*
Assistant Professor
The Ohio State University College Of Medicine
Department Of Family Medicine
Columbus, OH 43210

Snyder, Margie E., PharmD, MPH*
Associate Professor, Community Pharmacy Programs
Purdue University College Of Pharmacy
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Sumner, Walton, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO 63110

Weech-Maldonado, Robert, PhD
Professor and L.R. Jordan Endowed Chair
Department of Health Services Administration
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294

Scientific Review Officer

Azadegan, Ali A, PhD, DVM
Division of Scientific Review (DSR)
Office of Extramural Research Education and Priority Populations (OEREP)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Rockville, MD 20857

Extramural Support Assistant

Robinson, Diana C.
Program Analyst, Division of Scientific Review (DSR)
Office of Extramural Research Education and Priority Populations (OEREP)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Rockville, MD 20857

* 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.

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Page originally created June 2012
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