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
Chair and Professor of Psychology and Director of the Harlow Center for Biological Psychology 
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

Rachele Hendricks-Sturrup, DHSc, MSc, MA
Research Director of Real-World Evidence at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
Duke University

Ivy R. Tillman, EdD, CCRC, CIP
Executive Director,

David Litwack, PhD
Associate Vice President for Scientific Strategy and Communications at Prevail Therapeutics

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

Desmond Upton Patton, PhD, MSW
Brian and Randi Schwartz University Professor and the thirty-first Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor
University of Pennsylvania

Stephen J. Rosenfeld, MD, MBA
Freeport Research Systems

Megan Kasimatis Singleton, JD, MBE, CIP
Associate Dean for Human Research Protection and Director of the Human Research Protection Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Staff Liaison

Sangeeta Panicker, PhD
Director of Public Policy