Public Policy Committee

About the Public Policy Committee

The PRIM&R Public Policy Committee provides expert guidance and input on emerging policy issues that merit PRIM&R’s response and attention.


Albert J. Allen, MD, PhD
Senior Medical Fellow, Pediatric Capabilities, Global Medical Policy Strategy and Operations, Lilly Research Labs,
Eli Lilly and Company

Allyson J. Bennett, PhD
Animal Program Faculty Director, Director of the Harlow Center for Biological Psychology
University of Wisconsin Madison

Barbara E. Bierer, MD
Faculty Director,
Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Mary L. Gray, PhD
Senior Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research; Fellow, Harvard University’s Safra Center for Ethics and Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society; Faculty appointment in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, with affiliate appointments in Anthropology, Gender Studies, and the Media School, Indiana University

Elisa A. Hurley, PhD
Executive Director,

Holly Fernandez Lynch, JD, MBE
John Russell Dickson, MD Presidential Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Vickie M. Mays, PhD, MSPH 
Distinguished Professor, Departments of Psychology and Health Policy and Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); Director, UCLA Center for Bridging Research Innovation, Training, and Education on Minority Health Disparities Solutions

Heather H. Pierce, JD, MPH
Senior Director for Science and Policy Regulatory Counsel,
Association of American Medical Colleges

Suzanne Rivera, PhD
Macalester College

Stephen J. Rosenfeld, MD, MBA
Freeport Research Systems

David H. Strauss, MD
Special Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University; Special Advisor, The Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Staff Liaison

Sangeeta Panicker, PhD
Director of Public Policy