December 11, 2017

Participant List — Using Science to Inform Practice and Policy: A Coordinated Approach to Research Priority Setting

Mitra Ahadpour, M.D., DABAM
Principal Deputy Director
Office of Translational Sciences
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Elisa Arespacochaga, M.B.A.
Vice President
AHA Physician Alliance
American Hospital Association

Richard J. Baum
Acting Director
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Executive Office of the President

Kate Berry, M.P.P.
Senior Vice President
Clinical Affairs and Strategic Partnerships
America’s Health Insurance Plans

Carlos Blanco, M.D., Ph.D.
Division Director
Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health

Joanne Padrón Carney, M.A. 
Director
Office of Government Relations
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Sara Chang
Director of Policy and Advocacy
Research!America

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

CAPT Mike Colston, M.D.
Director
Mental Health Programs
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
U.S. Department of Defense

Wilson Compton, M.D., M.P.E.
Deputy Director
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health

Steve Daviss, M.D. 
Senior Medical Advisor
Office of the Chief Medical Officer
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Elizabeth Finkelman, M.P.P. 
Associate Program Officer
Office of the President
National Academy of Medicine
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Tamara M. Haegerich, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Science
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Eric Hargan, J.D. 
Acting Secretary
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Patrice Harris, M.D.
Immediate Past Chair, Board of Trustees
American Medical Association

Robin Ikeda, M.D., M.P.H.
Director
Office of Noncommunicable Diseases, Injury and Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fuad Issa, M.D., FAPA
Chief, Implementation Section
Psychological Health Center of Excellence | Defense Health Agency

Christopher JonesPharm.D., M.P.H.
Acting Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (Science and Data Policy)
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Gopal Khanna
Director
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Layla Lavasani, Ph.D., M.H.S.
Senior Program Officer
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Jeffrey Lerner, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
ECRI Institute

Shari Ling, M.D.
Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Janet Marchibroda, M.B.A.
Director of Health Innovation
Bipartisan Policy Center

Elinore McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D.
Assisant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

COL Dennis McGurk, Ph.D.
Director
Military Operational Medicine Research Program
United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

David Meyers, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Penny Mohr, M.A. 
Senior Advisor
Emerging Technology and Delivery System
Innovation Research Initiatives
Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Robert I. L. Morrison
Executive Director and Director Legislative Affairs
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors

Ryan Mutter, Ph.D.
Social Science Analyst Lead
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Jessica Hulsey Nickel
President and Chief Executive Officer
Addiction Policy Forum

David Perlstein, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
SBH Health System
Chair, Committee for Clinical Leadership
American Hospital Association
St. Barnabas Hospital

Rachel Ramoni, D.M.D., Sc.D.
Chief Research and Development Officer
Office of Research and Development
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Joe Selby, M.D., M.P.H.
Executive Director
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

George Sigounas, Ph.D., M.S.<
Administrator
Health Resources and Services Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Lisa Simpson, M.B., B.Ch., M.P.H., FAAP
President and Chief Executive Officer
Academy Health

Cecelia M. Spitznas, Ph.D.
Senior Science Policy Advisor
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Executive Office of the President

Judith Steinberg, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief Medical Officer
Bureau of Primary Health Care
Health Resources and Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Principal Deputy Director
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Nora D. Volkow, M.D.
Director
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health

Janet Woodcock, M.D.
Director
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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