Peter J. Neumann, ScD is Director of the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center, and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Prior to joining Tufts MC, Dr. Neumann was on the faculty of the Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Neumann's research focuses on the use of comparative effectiveness research and cost-effectiveness analysis in health care decision making. He is the founder and director of the Cost-Effectiveness Registry, a comprehensive database of cost-effectiveness analyses in health care. Dr. Neumann has written widely on the role of clinical and economic evidence in pharmaceutical decision making and on regulatory and reimbursement issues in health care. He is the author or co-author of over 200 papers in the medical literature, and the author of Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health Care (Oxford University Press, 2005).
Dr. Neumann has served as President of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), and as a trustee of the Society for Medical Decision Making. He currently serves as co-chair of the Second Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine. Dr. Neumann is a member of the editorial advisory boards of Health Affairs and Value in Health and serves on many advisory boards, including advisory boards for the Congressional Budget Office and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He has also held several policy positions in Washington, including Special Assistant to the Administrator at the Health Care Financing Administration. Dr. Neumann received his doctorate in health policy and management from Harvard University.