Kathryn Phillips, Ph.D.

Kathryn A. Phillips, Ph.D., is Professor of Health Economics, UCSF, and Founding Editor-in-Chief Health Affairs Scholar. In 2018, she founded the UCSF Center for Translational and Policy Research on Precision Medicine, which focuses on how to implement precision medicine effectively, efficiently, and equitably. Center research focuses on insurer coverage, economic value, and evidence synthesis and integrating perspectives across academia, industry, payers, and government. Kathryn has published ~200 articles in major journals, led NIH grants for 30 years, is a member of the National Academy of Medicine Roundtable on Genomics, and served on the governing Board of Directors for GenomeCanada and as an advisor to the FDA, CDC, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, and White House Office of Science and Technology as well as dozens of tech/pharma companies and venture capitalists. Kathryn also serves on an evidence review committee for the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review.

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