Staffers from key congressional offices offered their perspectives on the role and need for comparative effectiveness research in supporting a patient-centered healthcare system and highlight the important need to continue investing in the nation’s research infrastructure.

Session Materials:


Shawn Bishop, MPP
Vice President, Controlling Health Care Costs and Advancing Medicare
The Commonwealth Fund

Jeff Lucas
Health Policy Advisor
Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA)

Greg Mathis
Health Policy Advisor
Senator Mark R. Warner (D-VA)

Paul Williams
Director, Federal Affairs and Policy
Bristol-Myers Squibb


Sarah Dash, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer
Alliance for Health Policy


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