Alums Dave Flum (Washington CSP 00-02), Neil Powe (Penn CSP 84-86) and former Chicago CSP director, David Meltzer are among the authors of the 2017 PCORI Methodology Report

Alum Patrick Conway (Penn CSP 05-07) named President & CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. He currently serves as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality, and Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).

Alum Stephen Patrick (Michigan CSP 10-12) & Matt Davis (former Michigan CSP co-director and Chicago CSP 98-00 alum) publish editorial,"Prescribing opioids and psychotropic drugs in pregnancy" in The BMJ.

Alums Sanket Dhruva (Yale CSP 15-17 VA), Joe Ross (Yale CSP Assistant Director and Yale CSP 04-06) and colleague publish "Inclusion of Demographic-Specific Information in Studies Supporting US Food & Drug Administration Approval of High-Risk Medical Devices" in Jama Intern Med.

Alum Sophia Jan (Penn CSP 09-12) is the new chief of pediatrics at The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center and has also been named medical director of Northwell Health’s Health Homes Serving Children effort, part of the New York State Health Home Program.

Cheerag D. Upadhyaya, M.D., M.Sc., FAANS (Michigan CSP 06-08) has been appointed surgical co-director for the acclaimed Saint Luke's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI), part of Saint Luke's Health System. Dr. Upadhyaya has served in the role on an interim basis since 2016.