Dr. Ramsey is one of only a handful of doctors worldwide who are also health economists. He has led landmark studies on patterns of care and the costs and cost-effectiveness of treatments for lung, colorectal and prostate cancer. A practicing physician, he leads clinical trials through the Bone Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network as well as pragmatic trials evaluating health care delivery interventions through SWOG Cancer Research Network.
Member, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch
Adjunct Professor, Department of Health Services, University of Washington
Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington
Adjunct Professor, Pharmaceutical Outcomes, Research, and Policy Program; Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington
Dr. Shankaran is a gastrointestinal medical oncologist and health outcomes researcher who has devoted her research career to studying the financial challenges faced by cancer patients and caregivers. She has led several key studies demonstrating the serious financial impact that cancer treatment can have on patients. She also serves as the local principal investigator on a number of clinical trials in esophageal and gastric cancer. Shankaran has joint appointments at Fred Hutch, University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, where she has a busy clinical practice.
Associate Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch
Joint Associate Member, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch
Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of Washington
As director of strategy for HICOR, Judy Nelson is responsible for administrative and operational oversight, scientific portfolio management, strategic planning, executive leadership support, HICOR governance and oversight, and management of emerging scientific initiatives. She also leads program development activities and HICOR communications, promoting HICOR’s vision, mission and research priorities regionally and nationally.