People

Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Medicine

Dr. Julia Adler-Milstein is an Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Clinical Informatics and Improvement Research (CLIIR).

Dr. Adler-Milstein is an internationally-recognized expert on policy and management issues related to the use of IT in healthcare delivery. Her research assesses the progress of health IT adoption; the impact of such adoption on healthcare costs and quality; and the relationships between market, organizational, and team structure and health IT use. A core focus of her work is on health information exchange and interoperability.

Naomi Bardach, MD

Assoc Prof of Clin Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Bardach is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Policy in the Department of Pediatrics and the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California San Francisco. Her research program is focused on improving the quality of inpatient and outpatient pediatric care, with a foundation in implementation and dissemination science. She completed a NICHD-funded K23 in June 2016 to study pediatric asthma readmissions.

Jeff Belkora

Associate Adjunct Professor
Institute for Health Policy Studies

Andrew Bindman, MD

Professor
Medicine

Dr. Andy Bindman is a professor of medicine, epidemiology & biostatistics, and a core faculty member within the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco. He is a graduate of Harvard College and the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. He has a long-standing interest in health policy informed by his many years as primary care physician at Zuckerberg San Francisco General and through several roles he has played within the federal government.

Claire Brindis, DrPH

Professor and Director
Institute for Health Policy Studies

Claire D. Brindis, Dr. P.H., is Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is Director of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies (IHPS) at UCSF (http://healthpolicy.ucsf.edu) and holds the Caldwell B. Esselstyn Chair in Health Policy. Dr.

Catherine Chen, MD

Assistant Prof in Residence
Anesthesia