Michael S. 35Broder, MD, MSHS
Dr. Michael Broder has more than twenty years’ experience in health economic and outcomes research. Dr. Broder received his research training in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at UCLA and RAND, attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University, and received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University. In addition to being an experienced health services researcher, he is a board-certified physician and provides clinical expertise for many studies at PHAR. Before starting PHAR, he served as Vice President of Zynx Life Sciences/Cerner Health Insights, a consulting and research firm in Beverly Hills, California. Dr. Broder has conducted research for industry, specialty societies, and government on a wide range of topics using diverse health service research methods. He has led expert panels to develop guidelines relating to use of estrogens, treatment of various cancers, surgical safety, and stroke prevention. He has published more than 50 articles in peer reviewed journals as wide-ranging as The Journal of the American Medical Association, American Journal of Managed Care, Medical Decision Making, Journal of Asthma, and Obstetrics & Gynecology. Dr. Broder is the author of two books and multiple book chapters. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, where he serves on the Council to Advance Human Health, and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
David 4Beenhouwer, MD
Dr. David Beenhouwer is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. At PHAR, Dr. Beenhouwer provides expert clinical input, conducts systematic reviews, and collaborates on a wide variety of projects. He received his medical degree from Yale University and, after his residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, he completed a clinical and research fellowship in infectious diseases at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to his role as Medical Director at PHAR, Dr. Beenhouwer is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and an Infectious Disease Specialist in the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.
Director, Health Services Research
Dr. Sheila Reddy has experience as a practicing pharmacist and as a researcher studying pharmaceutical policy, health economics, and quantitative evaluation. At PHAR, Dr. Reddy conducts real world studies that examine epidemiology, cost, utilization, and health outcomes across a variety of conditions. She has worked with administrative claims, electronic medical records, and survey data in her research, drawing on her knowledge of patient care, quasi-experimental study design, and measurement. Dr. Reddy’s prior research centered on health care affordability, and the impact of high-deductible health plan cost sharing on medical and drug utilization. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, including Medical Care and Health Services Research. Dr. Reddy also brings global health expertise, having helped to manage multi-country program evaluations at the United Nations Children’s Fund and having organized public health projects in Cameroon as part of Peace Corps. She has been an ad hoc reviewer for journals such as JAMA, Health Affairs, Medical Care, and the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Dr. Reddy received her pharmacy degree from the University of Wisconsin, with clinical training in transplant pharmacotherapy. She received both her master’s degree in global health and her doctorate in health policy from Harvard University.
Marianne Eagan, M16Sc
Marianne Eagan finished a Masters in International Health Policy from the London School of Economics in 2011 after receiving a bachelor’s degree in History of Science from Harvard University. At PHAR, Marianne oversees contracting, invoicing, and hiring, among other activities. Prior to joining PHAR, she assisted the International Planned Parenthood Foundation with field research for a social franchise initiative in Thika, Kenya, and spent eight months in Florida working as a field organizer during the 2012 Presidential election.
Dr. Jennifer Munday’s work at PHAR focuses on secondary data analysis. Before joining PHAR, Dr. Munday was an Associate Research Scientist in the Yale University School of Medicine, Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE) where she led a series of projects that used Medicare data to measure, track, and report national progress on health quality outcomes. She led the development of several of Medicare’s current quality outcomes measures. Dr. Munday is also an Adjunct Professor at San Diego State University and the University of New Haven where she has taught graduate level healthcare economics and public health courses. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia. She earned a PhD from the University of California, San Diego in Public Health and an MPH from The George Washington University.
Ryan Tieu completed his undergraduate degree in Computational and Systems Biology at UCLA and graduate degree in Biostatistics at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He primarily performs analysis on projects utilizing secondary data sources. Before joining PHAR, he was a biostatistician for the Regional Research Committee at Kaiser Permanente Southern California department of Research and Evaluation where he was responsible for development and analysis of physician driven research from across the region and from a variety of clinical areas. He has experience dealing with a range of data from electronic medical record to genomic databases, performing analysis in SAS, R, and Python.
Jackie Lee, 5BS
Jackie Lee completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles and received her degree in psychobiology. She has previously worked at the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library where she received basic training in researching through medical reference databases. She assists in collecting and analyzing data for chart review studies and Delphi panel studies. Her other responsibilities include acquiring literature for systematic reviews, and maintaining the PHAR reference database.
Amanda Harmon completed her undergraduate degree in Biology from Claremont McKenna College, then went on to receive a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Leadership and Management from Claremont Graduate University’s School of Community and Global Health. Before joining PHAR, Amanda worked as an emergency department scribe at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, a Level II Trauma Center. At PHAR, Amanda is part of the Health Economics team. Amanda supports the conduct of cost-effectiveness and budget impact models, systematic reviews, and various other studies along with the development and submission of abstracts, posters, manuscripts, and presentations.
Greg Goshgarian completed his Masters in Health Policy, Planning and Financing, in a joint program between the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, as well as a Masters in Epidemiology and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Prior to joining PHAR, Greg interned at the World Health Organization where he worked with the Department of Communications on key emergency health communication trainings and exercises, and as a summer practicum student with ICAP at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health on various studies to improve the care of HIV/TB co-infected individuals in Lesotho. At PHAR, Greg supports a variety of health outcomes related projects through his involvement with chart reviews, systematic literature reviews, and Delphi panels.
Nadeya Afredi supports a variety of health services research projects at all stages, from data acquisition to development of reports, abstracts, conference posters, and manuscripts. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Los Angeles, and then went on to be a Community HealthCorps Member at The Children’s Clinic in Long Beach. Nadeya received her Master of Public Health with a concentration in Leadership and Management from Claremont Graduate University’s School of Community and Global Health, and completed her graduate level internship at the Los Angeles Best Babies Network. Prior to joining PHAR, she worked as a Quality Analyst at San Diego’s Father Joe’s Villages, a federally qualified health center.