Healthcare Economics Specialist

Our Healthcare Economics Specialist is a PhD. who combines experience and expertise in business, research and governmental affairs. He has a long track record of assembling and managing interdisciplinary teams to address significant health concerns and opportunities. He recently joined the faculty at a major university after serving many years as the CEO and Chief Scientist at Seattle-based healthcare economics firm.

Our specialist is now a professor in the School of Health Professions and the School of Nursing and is Associate Dean for Research in the School of Health Professions.

He is a Senior Scientist in the Center for Aging, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Center for Outcomes Effectiveness Research and Education. He is Co-director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and sits on several university advisory boards, including the scientific advisory panel for new discoveries and intellectual property.

Our specialist has a long history of developing and validating cost-effective healthcare intervention technologies and packages. He is an investigator on a current study funded by the National Cancer Institute to determine of the effects of a psychoeducational support intervention on patient expenses for breast cancer survivors. He is a principle investigator on a recent National Institutes of Health grant submission that will establish the cost-effectiveness of a breast cancer survivor intervention package.

He is a frequently called upon international speaker and consultant and has published over 140 articles, chapters and abstracts in the scientific literature. He is a reviewer and serves on several editorial advisory boards. His projects have been recognized in numerous national awards.

In addition, our specialist has a long string of inventions and innovations created over the past three decades. These creations include the first automated decision support and management system for urinary incontinence and the first automated comprehensive prevention and management decision support systems for chronic wounds.

His work has been recognized with numerous national awards for innovation and excellence and has been prominently highlighted in the national media. Serving the national interest, our specialist has sat on grant review panels at the National Institutes of Health for almost twenty years. He currently serves on the Evaluation Advisory Council for the national Centers for Translational Science Awards. He also has served on the Centers of Excellence Expert Panel for the Canadian Government.