Meet our Staff

A. Mark Fendrick
A. Mark FendrickDirector
A. Mark Fendrick, M.D. is the Center’s Director and Professor at the University of Michigan in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy. Read more
Richard Hirth
Richard HirthResearch Director
Dr. Richard Hirth is a Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy and Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan. Read more
Susan Lynne OesterleBusiness Manager
Susan Lynne Oesterle manages and coordinates all aspects of the V-BID Center’s activities.


Advisory Board

Kirsten Axelsen

Pfizer

John Ayanian

Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation

Jill Berger

Unaffiliated

Andy Chasin

Blue Shield of California

Michael Chernew

Harvard University

Sara Collins

The Commonwealth Fund

Paul Fronstin

Employee Benefit Research Institute

Thad Gormas

Gormas & Associates

David Hom

Scio Health Analytics

Kimberly Jinnett

Integrated Benefits Institute

Christine Juday

Sanofi

Tim McDonald

Aon Hewitt

David Mirkin

Milliman, Inc.

Patricia Mueller

Aetna

Lonnie Reisman

Health Reveal

Jeff Rideout

Integrated Healthcare Association

James Robinson

Univ. of California, Berkeley

Patricia R. Salber

ZIA

Lewis G. Sandy

UnitedHealthcare

William Shrank

UPMC

Jason Spangler

Amgen

Kathryn Spangler

American Benefits Council

Mark Stejbach

Alkermes

Brian Sweet

Bristol-Meyers Squibb

Andrew Webber

Discern Health

Daniel Wolfson

ABIM Foundation