Faculty

Wade M. Aubry, MD,
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Technology assessment, evidence-based medicine, health insurance coverage, health care quality

Jeffrey Belkora, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Leadership, teamwork, and decision making

Lisa A. Bero, PhD
Professor, Vice Chair-Reseach
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Tobacco, peer review, authorship, dissemination of research, evidence-based medicine, pharmaceutical issues, ethics

Andrew Bindman, MD
Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Access to care, primary care, ambulatory care sensitive conditions, Medicare, outcomes research

Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Technology assessment and cost-effectiveness analysis of surgical techniques and technologies , influence of consumer behaviors on health care markets, shared decision making/consumer incentives in health care, impact of systems based care on quality and cost

Claire Brindis, DrPH
Director, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Caldwell B. Esselstyn Chair in Health Policy
Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy
Department of Pediatrics and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology,
and Reproductive Health Sciences
Director, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
Executive Director, National Adolescent Health Information and Innovation Center
Reproductive health issues, child health, health care financing, healthcare reform, women's health, prevention and health promotion

Michael D. Cabana, MD, MPH
Professor and Chief
Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Variation in physician practice as it relates to quality of care, particularly in asthma; quality improvement, physician use of clinical practice guidelines, primary prevention of asthma

Janet M. Coffman, MA, MPP, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Famiy and Community Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Evidence-based medicine, health insurance coverage, management of asthma

Daniel Dohan, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Associate Director for Training and Development, PRL-IHPS
Cancer care and clinical research; inequalities and culture; ethnography; emergency care; health policy training

R. Adams Dudley, MD, MBA
Professor
Department of Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Associate Director for Research, PRL-IHPS
Outcomes of care: quality, appropriateness, and efficiency/resource utilization, financial and reputational incentives to improve performance, managed care, risk adjustment for chronic conditions, comparative effectiveness, especially of clinical strategies, organizational characteristics and policies

Emily V.A. Finlayson, MD, MS
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Surgery outcomes in the frail elderly, use of administrative data (large data sets)

Robyn Gershon, MHS, DrPH
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Occupational and environmental health

Stanton A. Glantz, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Policy and scientific issues related to control of second-hand smoke, large scale tobacco control programs, international issues, and manipulation of science by the tobacco industry

Joseph R. Guydish, PhD, MPH
Professor
Department of Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Substance abuse policy, treatment, and prevention

Dana Hughes, DrPH
Adjunct Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Access to care, child health, health care delivery systems, health disparities, and socioeconomic status

Renee Hsia, MD, MSc, FACEP
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Access to emergency care, vulnerable populations, emergency department utilization, emergency department crowding

Judith Justice, PhD, MPH
Associate Adjunct Professor
Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine,
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and
Institute for Health and Aging
International and national health policy, foreign assistance to the health sector, health and development, cultural context of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases (e.g. HIV/AIDS, TB, leprosy), new vaccines and immunization, reproductive and child health, and the role of NGO

James G. Kahn, MD, MPH
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
AIDS Research Institute and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
HIV/AIDS, costs of illness and cost-effectiveness, health care financing, evidence-based medicine, international health issues

Patricia P. Katz, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Functional and psychosocial outcomes of arthritis, relationship between disability and depression, outcomes and quality of care, costs of illness and cost-effectiveness, functional status measurement

Philip R. Lee, MD
Professor Emeritus
Department of Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Pharmaceutical issues, diversity in medical education, prevention and health promotion, health disparities, physician payment, public health

Grace A. Lin, MD, MAS
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
and Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Resource utilization, appropriateness of care, shared decision-making, measurement of decision quality

Helene L. Lipton, PhD
Professor
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Pharmaceutical issues, managed care, aging, including long-term care, outcomes and quality of care, health care delivery systems

Harold S. Luft, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Health Policy
Department of Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Director, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute
Health care delivery systems, health care financing, risk assessment and risk adjustment, managed care, outcomes and quality of care and health care reform

Ruth E. Malone, PhD, MS, RN
Professor and Chair, School of Nursing
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Social construction of health policy problems and trends, health policy theory, tobacco control policy, corporate influences on health and health care

Arnold Milstein, MD, MPH
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Professor of Medicine and Director
Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University
Medical Director, Pacific Business Group on Health
Private and public sector health care purchasing strategy, clinical performance measurement, and the psychology of clinical performance improvement

Paul W. Newacheck, DrPH
Professor Emeritus
Department of Pediatrics and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Epidemiology and health care financing for children with special health care needs, access to care for children

Kathryn A. Phillips, PhD
Professor and Director
Center for Translational and Policy Research on Personalized Medicine (TRANSPERS)
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Health care financing, access to care, managed care, pharmaceutical issues, women's health, quantitative policy analysis, utilization and cost-effectiveness of preventive services and pharmaceuticals, cancer screening, implications of genetics and pharmacogenomics

Rita Redberg, MD
Professor
UCSF Division of Cardiology and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Health policy and technology assessment, insurance coverage, medical guidelines and practice

Drummond Rennie, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Deputy Editor, Journal of American Medical Association
Ethics, peer review, authorship, dissemination of research, access to care, evidence-based medicine, pharmaceutical issues

Jack Resneck, Jr., MD
Associate Professor
Department of Dermatology and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Future of the dermatology workforce, access to outpatient specialty care, future of academic medicine, impact of physician extenders, medical liability system

Diane R. Rittenhouse, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Primary care, delivery system design, physician organizations, quality of care, Medicaid, underserved populations, primary care workforce

Laura A. Schmidt, PhD, MSW, MPH
Professor
Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Health policy, organization of care, institutional theory, medical sociology, history of medicine, politics and policy, access to care, insurance coverage, health disparities, poverty and health, women’s health, substance abuse, alcoholism, drug addiction, mixed methods, longitudinal research

Jonathan A. Showstack, PhD, MPH
Professor Emeritus
Department of Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Costs of illness and cost-effectiveness, organizational change, health professions education, evidence-based medicine, health care delivery systems

Joanne Spetz, PhD
Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies,
Economics of health care, Health care labor markets, Nursing workforce, Hospital industry organization and operation, Health information technology, Econometrics

Steven K. Takemoto, PhD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies

Tracey J. Woodruff, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Director - RHE
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Maternal and child health, environmental health, science policy, research translation, chemical exposures and developmental susceptibilities

Edward H. Yelin, PhD
Professor and Director
Arthritis Research Group
Department of Medicine and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Chronic disease and disability; impact of changes in the health care system on persons with chronic conditions, with a special focus on arthritis; impact of managed care and subspecialty services for persons with arthritis and on the causes and consequences of work loss

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