Health Care Effectiveness and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Study Section Members

February 13-14, 2019

Roster of members of the study section which reviews applications concerned with the organization and functioning of the healthcare effectiveness.


Herrinton, Lisa J, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
Division of Research
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA  94556


Bray, Jeremy W, PhD
Professor & Head
Department of Economics
Bryan School of Business and Economics
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 27402

Caskey, Rachel, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL 60612

Chang, David C, PhD, MPH*
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Healthcare Research & Policy
Development, Department Of Surgery
Codman Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02114 

Chu, Haitao, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Biostatistics
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Dickert, Neal Workman Jr., MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Cardiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA 30322

Esnaola, Nestor F, MD
Division Chief Surgical Oncology 
Surgical Director & Associate Director of Cancer Control & Population Sciences
Houston Methodist Cancer Center
Department of Surgery
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX 77019

Gaugler, Joseph E., PhD
Long-Term Care Professor in Nursing
Center on Aging
University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Minneapolis, MN 55455 

Graves, John A., PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy
Vanderbilt University
School of Medicine
Nashville, TN 37203 

Gurney, Mary K, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Midwestern University
College of Pharmacy—Glendale
Glendale, AZ 85308

Ho, Bing, MD*
Assistant Professor
Northwester Medical Faculty Foundation
Chicago, IL 60611

Holtrop, Jodi Summers, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
University of Colorado, Denver
Aurora, CO 80045

Janssens, A Cecile J W, PhD
Department of SPH: Epidemiology
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

Kavanagh, Kevin, T., MD
Board Chairman
Health Watch USA
Lexington, KY 40509

Kripalani, Sunil, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN 37232

Kymes, Steven M, PhD
Health Economics & Outcomes Research
Lundbeck US
Deerfield, IL 60015

Lieberthal, Robert Dan, PhD*
Assistant Professor
College of Education, Health & Human Services
University of Tennessee, Knoxville 
Knoxville, TN 37996 

Manski, Richard J, PhD*
Professor & Chair, Department of Dental Public Health
Executive Director, Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry
University of Maryland School of Dentistry
Baltimore, MD 21201 

McHugh, Matthew D., PhD, MPH, JD
School Of Nursing
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104 

Murad, Mohammed Hassan, MD, MPH
Evidence-Based Practice Program
Division of Preventive Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN 55905

Peterson, Lars Eric, MD. PhD
Research Director
Department of Family and Community Medicine
American Board of Family Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40511

Prosser, Lisa A., PhD
Associate Professor
Child Health Evaluation & Research Unit
Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 

Shen, Jay J, PhD
Associate Dean
School of Community Health Sciences
Professor of Healthcare Administration & Policy
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV 89154

Smith, Justin D, PhD*
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 60611 

Sommers, Benjamin D, MD, PhD*
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Economics
Department of Health Policy & Management
Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, MA 02115

Spetz, Joanne E., PhD*
Institute for Health Policy Studies
Department of Family & Community Medicine
School of Nursing
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94143 

Stulberg, Jonah James, PhD, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 60611 

Treadwell, Jonathan Ritter, PhD*
Evidence-Based Practice Center
ECRI Institute
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 

Wilcox, Adam Benjamin, PhD
Department of Biomedical Informatics & Medical Education
University of Washington Medicine
Seattle, WA 98195

Wright, Davene Renee, PhD*
Assistant Professor
Department Of Pediatrics
University Of Washington
Seattle, WA 98145

Scientific Review Officer

Torio, Celeste M, PhD, MPH
Division of Scientific Review 
Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 
Rockville, MD 20857

Extramural Support Assistant

Faxton, Margot D, BA
Program Analyst
Division of Scientific Review
Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 
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.

Page last reviewed March 2019
Page originally created May 2012
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