Meet our Staff

A. Mark Fendrick

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
Research Director

Dr. Richard Hirth is a Professor at the University of Michigan Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy.  Read more

Susan Lynne Oesterle
Program Manager

Susan Lynne Oesterle manages and coordinates all aspects of the V-BID Center’s activities.

Advisory Board

Brian Agnew

John Ayanian
Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation

Jill Berger
The Leapfrog Group

Andy Chasin
Blue Shield of California

Michael Chernew
Harvard University

Sara Collins
The Commonwealth Fund

Paul Fronstin

Thadd Gormas
Gormas & Associates

David Hom 
EXL Health

Kimberly Jinnett

Christine Juday
Discern Health

Dan Leonard 
Association for Accessible Medicines

Molly MacDonald
The Pink Fund

Silas Martin

David Mirkin
Milliman, Inc.

Adam Myers
Blue Cross Blue Shield

Kavita Patel

Lonny Reisman
Health Reveal

Jeff Rideout
Integrated Healthcare Association

James Robinson
Univ. of California, Berkeley

Lewis G. Sandy

Abdullahi Sheriff

William Shrank

Jason Spangler
Innovation and Value Initiative

Kathryn Spangler
Spangler Strategies

Mark Stejbach

Brian Sweet
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Andrew Webber
Discern Health

Daniel Wolfson
ABIM Foundation