Steering Committee

The EDM Forum Steering Committee directs and provides guidance for the major products and activities of the EDM Forum.

2013-2016 EDM Forum Steering Committee Members
Suzanne Bakken, Ph.D, R.N., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.M.I. Co-Chair

The Alumni Professor of Nursing 
Professor of Biomedical Informatics 
Columbia University

Ned Calonge, M.D., M.P.H. Co-Chair
President & CEO
The Colorado Trust

Amy P. Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D.
Duke Center for Learning Health Care
Duke Clinical Research Institute

David Atkins, M.D., M.P.H.
Director of HSR&D
Department of Veterans Affairs

Hugo Campos
Patient Advocate
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators User Group

Kate E. Chenok, M.B.A., A.B.
Director, California Joint Replacement Repository
Pacific Business Group on Health

Robert W. Dubois, M.D. Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer
National Pharmaceutical Council

Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A.
Executive Director
Anesthesia Quality Institute

Patricia Franklin, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.
Deputy Editor, Medical Care
Professor, Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Erin Holve, Ph.D, M.P.H, M.P.P.
Senior Director
Research & Education in Health Services Research

Jeffrey G. Jarvik, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Radiology and Neurological Surgery
University of Washington

Joseph Hutter, M.D., M.A.
Lead Medical Officer, Coverage Analysis Group
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Clete A. Kushida, M.D., Ph.D., R.S.T, R.P.S.G.T.
Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science
Stanford University Medical Center
President, World Sleep Federation

Kevin Larsen, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Medical Director of Meaningful Use
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Karen Linscott, P.T., M.A.
Executive Director
The Rodham Institute

Peter Margolis, M.D., Ph.D.
Co-Director, Center for Health Care Quality
Director of Research, James M. Anderson Center
Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Cincinnatti Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Danica Marinac-Dabic, MD, PhD
Director, Division of Epidemiology
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Food and Drug Administration

Gurvaneet Randhawa, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Officer and Senior Advisor
Center for Outcomes and Evidence
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Eugene Rich, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Senior Fellow 
Director, Center for Healthcare Effectiveness
Senior Editor
Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research

Patrick Ryan, Ph.D. 
Head, Epidemiology Analytics
Janssen Research and Development  

Lewis Sandy, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Senior Vice President 
Clinical Advancement
UnitedHealth Group

Lisa M. Schilling, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Associate Professor
University of Colorado, Denver

Paul Wallace, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Senior Vice President for Clinical Translation
Optum Labs

Adam B. Wilcox, Ph.D.
Medical Informatics Director
Intermountain Healthcare

Pierre L. Yong, M.D., M.P.H.
Director of the Division of Health Care Quality
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation 
US Department of Health and Human Services