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Staff, Advisory Committees and Collaborating Partners
Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D., President
Peter Kemper, Ph.D., Vice President
Ann C. Greiner, M.C.P., Director of Public Affairs
Peter J. Cunningham, Ph.D., Senior Health Researcher
James D. Reschovsky, Ph.D., Senior Health Researcher
Sally Trude, Ph.D., Senior Health Researcher
Joy M. Grossman, Ph.D., Health Researcher
Cara Lesser, M.P.P., Health Researcher
Ha T. Tu, M.P.A., Health Researcher
Andrew Epstein, M.P.P., Health Research Analyst
Leslie Jackson, M.H.S., Health Research Analyst
Michael Park, J.D., M.P.H., Health Research Analyst
Marie C. Reed, M.H.S., Health Research Analyst
Elizabeth A. Schaefer, M.A., Health Research Analyst
Gina K. Rule, Public Affairs Specialist
Bradley Strunk, Research Assistant
Linda M. Maturo, Associate Director of Administration
Roland Edwards, Administrative Assistant
Ruth Murphy, Administrative Assistant
Vernette Roberts, Executive Assistant
Danita R. Washington, LAN Support
Selected Staff Bios
Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D., president, is nationally recognized for his work in health economics and health policy, especially on health care market changes and cost trends. He previously served as executive director of the Physician Payment Review Commission and as deputy assistant director of the Congressional Budget Office.
Peter Kemper, Ph.D., vice president, has been principal investigator of the Community Tracking Study since HSCs inception. A commissioner on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, he is a nationally recognized expert on care of the elderly and the effects of managed care. He was formerly director of the long-term care division of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research and director of the Madison, Wisc., office of MPR.
Ann C. Greiner, M.C.P., director of public affairs, oversees HSCs publications, conferences and outreach activities. Previously, she headed up the National Committee for Quality Assurances communications and marketing department and served as a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, where her research focused on work restructuring in health care.
Peter J. Cunningham, Ph.D., is a senior health researcher specializing in access, the uninsured and safety net issues. He was a researcher at the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, where he worked on the 1987 National Medical Expenditure Survey.
James D. Reschovsky, Ph.D., senior health researcher, focuses on health care, insurance and managed care issues. Previously, he held academic positions at Michigan State University and Cornell University, and was a research fellow at the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
Sally Trude, Ph.D., senior health researcher, specializes in managed care and physician issues. She was a senior policy analyst for the Physician Payment Review Commission and a health policy analyst at RAND.
Joy M. Grossman, Ph.D., health researcher, specializes in provider and health plan competition and managed care. She was a health policy analyst at the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission and an investment banker.
Cara Lesser, M.P.P., health researcher, directs HSCs site visit work and specializes in market change. She was a senior research associate at the Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco.
Ha T. Tu, M.P.A., health researcher, focuses on service delivery issues. She was an economic consultant to the Center for Health Policy Studies in Columbia, Md., and the Health Care Financing Administration.
Stephen Asch, M.D., RAND
David Blumenthall, M.D., M.P.P., Massachusetts General Hospital
Lawrence D. Brown, Ph.D., Columbia University School of Public Health
Randall Brown, Ph.D., Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Jon B. Christianson, Ph.D., University of Minnesota Department of Health Care Management
Mary L. Durham, Ph.D., Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
Stephen H. Long, Ph.D., RAND
Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H., University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Pamela Short, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Steven M. Shortell, Ph.D., Northwestern University Graduate School of Management
Linda Bilheimer, Ph.D., Congressional Budget Office
Robert A. Berenson, M.D., Center for Health Plans and Providers, Health Care Financing Administration
Mary Jane England, M.D., Washington Business Group on Health
Bill Gradison, Patton Boggs LLP
Paul Griner, M.D., Center for the Assessment and Management of Change in Academic Medicine (AAMC)
David Helms, Ph.D., Alpha Center, Association for Health Services Research
Julia A. James, Health Policy Alternatives
Judith Miller Jones, National Health Policy Forum
Margaret E. OKane, National Committee for Quality Assurance
Ronald F. Pollack, Families USA Foundation
Roger S. Taylor, M.D., M.P.A., RAND
Bruce C. Vladeck, Ph.D., Mount Sinai NYU Health, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
William Winkenwerder, M.D., Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Staff Affiliated with HSC
Charles Metcalf, Ph.D., President, Mathematica, Inc.
Don F. Lara, Senior Vice President and Director of Administration, Mathematica, Inc. and Vice President, HSC
Jay B. Style, M.B.A., Vice President, Controller and Treasurer, Mathematica, Inc., and Vice President, HSC
Patrick Mooney, Vice President and Director of Human Resources, Mathematica, Inc. and Vice President, HSC
*Mathematica Inc. is the employee-owned parent company of MPR and HSC.
Anita A. Summers, Ph.D., Chairperson
Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D.
Harold Beebout, Ph.D.
Randall Brown, Ph.D.
George J.Carcagno, M.B.A.
Peter Kemper, Ph.D.
Charles Metcalf, Ph.D.
Margo Rosenbach, Ph.D.
Donald Steinwachs, Ph.D.
The Gallup Organization
The Lewin Group
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Linda Brewster, M.B.A., Research Consultant
Lawrence D. Brown, Ph.D., Research Consultant
Jon Christianson, Ph.D., Research Consultant
Garrett Yu Hussein, LLC, Public Affairs Consultants
Jane J. Stein, The Stein Group, Publications Consultant
Roger Taylor, M.D., M.P.A., Senior Advisor
Writers: Ann C. Greiner, HSC, and Craig Havighurst
Editor: The Stein Group