Navigation Links
Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) Names Elisabeth Houtsmuller to Lead Green Park Collaborative-USA
Date:1/9/2014

BALTIMORE, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) recently announced the selection of Elisabeth Houtsmuller, PhD, as Senior Program Director for the Green Park Collaborative-USA (GPC-USA).  GPC-USA is a multi-stakeholder forum that develops condition and technology-specific study design recommendations to guide the generation of evidence needed to inform both clinical as well as coverage and payment decisions in the United States.

Dr. Houtsmuller will play a central role in operations of GPC-USA—leading, planning and coordinating the initiative's activities.  She will also join CMTP's Senior Leadership Team.

"Dr. Houtsmuller will be a dynamic leader for GPC-USA," said Sean Tunis, MD, MSc, President and CEO of CMTP. "Her experience in the private sector and in academia are well suited to guiding the Collaborative's various stakeholders and building momentum for this important work."

In her previous position with Hayes, Inc., a health technology assessment and consulting firm, Dr. Houtsmuller served as managing editor and oversaw the production of evaluations of the efficacy and safety of medical and mental health treatments, diagnostics, and technologies.  She also served as director of mental and behavioral health programs and as senior medical research analyst at Hayes, conducting literature searches, efficacy evaluations, report generations, and related presentations.

Prior to joining Hayes, Dr. Houtsmuller was an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore. She was extensively involved in grant writing and management, and in human subjects research, including the design, execution, statistical analysis and publication of more than 20 research studies, particularly focused on drug and alcohol dependence. 

Dr. Houtsmuller's publications include peer-reviewed research papers, book chapters and abstracts, and she has taught undergraduate courses in both psychology and statistics. She served as the chair of the IRB of the Institute for Behavioral Resources in Baltimore, MD, from 2004 to 2012.

Dr. Houtsmuller received a PhD in Psychology from Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and completed postgraduate work at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

About CMTP
The Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that aims to make health care more effective and affordable by improving the quality, relevance, and efficiency of health care research. We focus on the design and implementation of comparative effectiveness research to produce information that helps patients, clinicians, and payers make informed treatment and policy decisions. CMTP provides a trusted forum in which a broad range of stakeholders can collaborate to identify important research questions, design appropriate studies, and develop innovative partnerships to implement these studies.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Center for Medical Technology Policy
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Lung Cancer Alliance Congratulates 75 Medical Centers For Moving Swiftly And Responsibly On Lung Cancer Screening
2. Novelos Therapeutics Announces Successful Completion of First Cohort In Lung Cancer Trial With I-124-CLR1404 (LIGHT) Cancer-Targeted PET Imaging Agent at UW Carbone Cancer Center
3. Evergreen Healthcare Foundation Gala Raises Nearly $1.1 Million to Benefit Breast Health Center
4. Elsevier Appoints New President of Elsevier CPM Resource Center
5. University Hospitals Case Medical Centers Harrington Discovery Institute Launches Grant Program to Accelerate Drug Discovery and Development
6. Abbott Announces Collaboration with Syngene to Open First Nutrition R&D Center in India
7. Guangzhous Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center Debuts MOSAIQ in the Chinese Platform
8. Lilly Applauds Law Enforcement Officials for their Successful Investigation and Recovery of Pharmaceuticals Stolen from Connecticut Distribution Center
9. Worldwide Multicenter Experiences with CardioFocus HeartLight® EAS to be Presented at Heart Rhythm 2012
10. Childrens National Medical Center Breaks MRI Speed Sound Barrier
11. Sensus Healthcare and Texas Dermatology Associates at Baylor University Medical Center Announce the Formation of the SRT University™ Comprehensive Education Series for Practitioners, Healthcare Professionals, and Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... Dec. 2, 2016  Maxor National Pharmacy Services, LLC ("Maxor"), ... Specialties, Inc. ("PSI").  The combination of Texas ... -based PSI bring together both company,s clinical expertise and ... payers an industry-leading specialty pharmacy. About Maxor ... , , ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... MARLBOROUGH, Mass. , Dec. 2, 2016 ... announced a definitive agreement to acquire certain manufacturing assets ... NVCN ) (TSX: NVC) advanced biological tissue business, as ... a total of $75 million in cash. The Neovasc ... heart valves, including the Boston Scientific Lotus™ Valve System. ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J. , Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... critical care immunotherapy leader commercializing its European Union approved ... in critically-ill and cardiac surgery patients worldwide, announced that ... present at the 9th Annual LD Micro Main ... 8 th , 2016 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... For over twenty-four years, Doctors on Liens ... personal injury victims find high quality medical care. When the company started in 1997, ... Fast forward to present day and the now ten-page directory features a vast array of ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... ... Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) Portland today announced plans to host ... other developmental disabilities. The group, which is being launched with the help of Robbie ... share stories and advice, seek help, and continue their education on how to best ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Mediaplanet’s ... ostomy patients, standing as living proof that attitude and determination can combine into ... issues that spike around the holidays. This campaign will offer patients a new-found ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... of its SaaS LIMS, CloudLIMS Lite. CloudLIMS Lite helps biobanks, clinical, research and ... storing, shipping and disposal. The new version is a faster and a more ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... ... Rijuven Corp launches rejiva ( http://www.rejiva.com ), a unique wearable technology that measures ... on the market can deliver all that rejiva can. , “Rejiva promotes relaxation and ... than the usual heart rate and steps taken”, adds Evens Augustin, CEO of Rijuven. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):