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The Public Advisory Body to the Secretary of Health and Human Services


NCVHS Membership

To contact the committee, you should write, call, or e-mail the Executive Secretary or the Executive Staff Director:


Larry A. Green, M.D.
Professor and Epperson Zorn Chair, Innovation
in Family Medicine & Primary Care
Department of Family Medicine
University of Colorado Denver
Health Science Center
AOl, L15, Mail Stop F496
P.O. Box 6511
Aurora, CO 80045
(Fed Ex Address: 12631 East 17th Avenue)
Phone: 303-724-9700
Fax: 303-724-9747
Term: 06/01/2011 - 06/01/2015


James Scanlon
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Office of Science and Data Policy
Office of the Assistant Secretary
for Planning and Evaluation, DHHS
Humphrey Building, Room 442-E
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: 202-690-7100
FAX: 202-690-5882


Marjorie S. Greenberg, M.A.
Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff
Office of the Director
National Center for Health Statistics, CDC
3311 Toledo Road, Room 2402
Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
Phone: 301-458-4245
Fax : 301-458-4022


Lynn A. Blewitt, Ph.D.*
Division of Health Policy & Management
University of Minnesota
School of Public Health
420 Delaware Street, S.E., MMC 729
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-626-4739
Term: 10/15/2012 - 10/15/2016
John J. Burke, M.B.A, MSPharm.
Vice President, Corporate Compliance Programs
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc.
93 Worcester Street
Wellesley, MA 02481-3609
Phone: 617-509-6062
Term: 06/01/2011 – 06/01/2015
Raj Chanderraj, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Nevada Heart & Vascular Center
4275 S. Burnham Avenue, Suite 100
Las Vegas, Nevada  89119
Phone: 702-731-1147
Term: 12/09/2010 – 12/09/2014
Bruce B. Cohen, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Research and Epedimiology
Bureau of Health Information, Statistics,
  Research and Evaluation
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
250 Washington St., 6th floor
Boston, MA 02108-4619
Phone: 617-624-5635
Term: 06/01/2011 – 06/01/2015
Llewellyn J. Cornelius, Ph.D.
University of Maryland
School of Social Work
525 W Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-706-7610
Term: 10/15/2012 - 10/15/2016
Leslie Pickering Francis, J.D., Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Law
and Philosophy
Alfred C. Emery Professor of Law
SJ Quinney College of Law
University of Utah
332 S. 1400 East (Front)
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-581-4289
Term: 06/01/2011 - 06/01/2015

Alexandra Goss*
Interim State HIT Coordinator
Program Director
Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority
311 Finance Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Term: 10/15/2012 - 10/15/2016


Linda L. Kloss, M.A.
Stragegic Advisors Ltd
340 E. Randolph, #3204
Chicago, IL 60601-7920
Phone: 312-624-9750
Term: 06/01/2011 – 06/01/2015

Vickie M. Mays, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Professor and Director
UCLA Department of Psychology & Health Services
405 Hilgard Avenue
1285 Franz Hall, Box 951563
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1563
Phone: 310-206-5159
Term: 12/21/2010 – 12/21/2014

Sallie Milam, J.D., CIPP, CIPP/G
West Virginia's Chief Privacy Officer
West Virginia Executive Branch
WV Health Care Authority
100 Dee Drive
Charleston, West Virginia 25311
Phone: 304-558-7000
Term: 10/15/2012 - 10/15/2016

Len Nichols, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Health Policy Research & Ethics
Professor of Health Policy
College of Health nd Human Services
George Mason University
Robinson Hall B-378, MSN 2D7
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-993-9490
Fax: 703-993-1555
Term: 06/01/2011 - 06/01/2015


William J. Scanlon, Ph.D.
National Health Policy Forum
2131 K Street, NW
Washington , DC  20037
Phone: 202-872-4036
Term: 09/01/2009 - 09/01/2013

W. Ob Soonthornsima
Senior Vice President
Chief Information Officer and Security Officer
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
5525 Reitz Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA  70809
Term: 06/01/2011 – 06/01/2015

William W. Stead, M.D.*
Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
Chief Strategy & Information Officer
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 21st Avenue South
D3300 Medical Center North
Nashville, TN 37232-2104
Phone: 615-936-1424
Email: bill.stead@Vanderbilt.Edu
Term: 10/15/2012 - 10/15/2016

Walter G. Suarez, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Health IT Strategy & Policy
Kaiser Permanente
2221 Broadbirch Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20904-1984
Phone: 301-625-4351
Fax: 301-625-4533
Term: 10/15/2012 - 10/15/2016

Paul C. Tang, M.D.
Vice President
Chief Medical Information Officer
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
2350 El Camino Real, Room 652
Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone: 650-691-6202
Fax: 650-691-6218
Term: 09/01/09 - 09/01/2013

James M. Walker, M.D., FACP
Chief Health Information Officer
Geisinger Health System
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA  17822-3006
Phone: 570-271-6750
Term: 06/01/2011 – 06/01/2015






*Pending completion of final appointment process


J. Michael Fitzmaurice, Ph.D., FACMI
Senior Science Advisor for Information Technology
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road, Suite 3026
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-427-1227
Fax: 301-427-1210
Robert M. Kaplan, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Behavioral and Social
Sciences Research (OBSSR)
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive
Building 31, Room B1C19
Phone: 301-402-1146
Fax: 301-402-1150
Judy Murphy, R.N., FACMI, FAAN
Deputy National Coordinator for Programs
and Policy
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: 202-205-8610
Edward J. Sondik, Ph.D.
National Center for Health Statistics, CDC
3311 Toledo Road, Room 7204
Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
Phone: 301-458-4500
Fax: 301-458-4020

Robert Tagalicod
Office of E-Health Standards & Services (OESS)
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
7500 Security Boulevard, Room S2-26-17
Baltimore MD 21244
Phone: 410-786-4160
Fax: 410-786-1347

Nicole Wilson
Community Interoperabilty Liaison
VA Office of Informatics & Analytics
Community Interoperability
8455 Colesville Road, Suite 1200
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone:  202-443-5423

Department of Health and Human Services
National Committee on Vital Statistics
Working Group on HHS Data and Use
Consultant Members

Justine M. Carr, M.D., Chair
Chief Medical Officer
Steward Health Care System
500 Boylston Street #569
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617-419-4703

P. Kenyon Crowley, M.B.A., M.S., CPHIMS
Associate Director, Center for Health Information
and Decision Systems
Program Director, Center of Excellence in Health IT
4360 Van Munching Hall
Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-1815
Phone: 301-405-9593

Bill Davenhall
Global Marketing Manager
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.
380 New York Street
Redlands, CA 92373
Phone: 909-793-2853


M. Chris Gibbons, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Urban
Health Institute
Associate Professor, Medicine, Public Health and
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
2013 E. Monument Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: 410-502-6155

Pete Hudson, M.D.
CEO and Co-Founder
iTriage, LLC
1500 Wynkoop Street
Suite 500
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 720-496-2200

Mohit Kaushal, M.D., M.B.A.
Executive VP of Business Development and
Chief Strategy Officer
West Wireless Health Institute
10350 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 858-535-7000


Patrick Remington, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Dean for Public Health and Professor
of Population Health Sciences
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
and Public Health
Health Sciences Learning Center, Room 4263
750 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705-2221

Joshua Rosenthal, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Chief Science Officer
2325 S. 6th Street
Louisville, KY 40208
Phone: 207-332-3932


Kalahn Taylor-Clark, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Director of Health Policy
National Partnership for Women and Families
1875 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202-986-2600
Leah Vaughan, M.D., M.P.H.
The Health Policy Group
c/o 182 Howard Street, Number 606
San Francisco, CA 94105

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Last updated 01/23/2013