East Hanover, NJ
Executive Director, Outcomes Research Methods & Analytics, Department of Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Represented: Patients, Caregivers, and Patient Advocates
Stephen Arcona is the Executive Director of Outcomes Research Methods & Analytics, Department of Health Economics and Outcomes Research at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. His research interests in patient activation and shared decision making are motivated by his experience as a father caring for a son who is now 13 years post-cardiac transplant. He has 15 years of experience conducting clinical outcomes and health services research in organ transplantation, neuroscience, and cardiovascular disease. Prior to joining Novartis, he was the director of the Research Institute at St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network in Bethlehem, PA, where he designed and conducted clinical outcomes studies, trauma registry research, and clinical performance improvement studies. He holds a MA in Rehabilitation Administration and Counseling from Southern Illinois University and a PhD in Health Policy and Administration from Pennsylvania State University.
Arcona served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement from April 2013 - April 2015.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures
As of April 18, 2013:
- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Executive Director