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Our Grants Advisory Panel consists of health care professionals from across Michigan. They help us assess proposals and decide which projects are worthy of funding.

Lawrence J. Baer, Ph.D.
Consultant
Grand Rapids

Jane Banaszak-Holl, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Health Management & Policy
School of Public Health
University of Michigan

Asheesh Bedi, M.D.
Associate Professor
Orthopedic Surgery
Medical School
University of Michigan

John E. Billi, M.D.
Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs
Professor

Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan

Clifford L. Broman, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Sociology
Michigan State University

Kirk J. Brower, M.D.
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Medical School
University of Michigan

Robert Burack, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
Internal Medicine
Wayne State University
Detroit Medical Center

Cleopatra Howard Caldwell, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Health Behavior & Health Education
School of Public Health
University of Michigan

Derek E. Dimcheff, M.D., Ph.D.
Instructor
Department of Internal Medicine
Medical School
University of Michigan

Kim Eagle, M.D.
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Medical School
University of Michigan

Daniel Eisenberg
Associate Professor
Department of Health Management & Policy
School of Public Health
University of Michigan

N. Cary Engleberg, M.D.      
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Medical School
University of Michigan

Scott A. Flanders, M.D.
Director, Hospitalist Program
Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Division Chief, Division of General Medicine
University of Michigan Health System

Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Health Management and Policy
Division of General Pediatrics
University of Michigan Medical School

Charles Given, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Family Practice
Michigan State University

John Goddeeris, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Economics
Michigan State University

Allen Goodman, Ph.D.
Professor
Economics Department
Wayne State University

Robert Goodman, D.O., MHSA, FACEP, FACOEP
Medical Director
Blue Care Network of Michigan

John R. Griffith, M.B.A.
Professor Emeritus
Health Management & Policy
School of Public Health
University of Michigan

Andy Haig, M.D.
Professor
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Michigan

James R. Holmes, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Orthopedic Surgery
Division of Foot & Ankle Surgery
University of Michigan

Phillip Levy, M.D., M.P.H., FACEP
Associate Director of Clinical Research
Department of Emergency Medicine
Wayne State University
Detroit Medical Center

Jersey Liang, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Health Management & Policy
School of Public Health
University of Michigan

Richard L. Lichtenstein, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus
Department of Health Management & Policy
School of Public Health
University of Michigan

Milisa Manojlovich, Ph.D., R.N., C.C.R.N.
Associate Professor
School of Nursing
University of Michigan

Tamara McKay, Ph.D., L.P.
Director
Counseling and Psychological Services
University of Michigan

Laurence McMahon, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Chief
Division of General Medicine
University of Michigan Health System

Sharon Milberger, Sc.D.
Director of Henry Ford Live Well
Henry Ford Health System

Mary M. Noel, M.P.H., Ph.D., R.D.
Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Michigan State University

Kagan Ozer, M.D.
Associate Professor
Orthopedic and Plastic Surgery
University of Michigan

Neal W. Persky, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor Emeritus
Internal Medicine, Medical School
University of Michigan

Barbara Pieper, Ph.D., R.N., C.W.O.C.N., C.S., F.A.A.N.
Professor
College of Nursing
Wayne State University

Phillip Rodgers, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan

Mary A.M. Rogers, Ph.D., P.S.E.P.
Research Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan

Sanjay Saint, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Director
Patient Safety Enhancement Program
University of Michigan Health System

Kendra Schwartz, M.D., M.S.P.H
Assistant Dean
Medical Academic and Student Programs
Medical School
Wayne State University

James A. Shayman, M.D.
Professor
Internal Medicine and Pharmacology
University of Michigan

Michael Simon, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
School of Medicine
Wayne State University

Miron Stano, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Economics & Management
Oakland University

Ira Strumwasser, Ph.D.
Executive Director & CEO (Retired)
BCBSM Foundation

Marianne Udow-Phillips, M.H.S.A.
Director
Center for Healthcare Quality & Transformation

Ksenia I. Ustinova, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences
Central Michigan University

Deborah Banazak Wagenaar, D.O.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Michigan State University

Lori J. Warner, Ph.D., LP, BCBA-D
Director
HOPE Center
Center for Human Development
Beaumont Hospital

Teresa Wehrwein, Ph.D., R.N.
Associate Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs
Associate Professor
College of Nursing
Michigan State University

Robert Dean Welch, M.D., M.S.
Professor and Director of Clinical Research
Department of Emergency Medicine
Wayne State University
Detroit Receiving Hospital

Henry M. Wellman, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Human Growth & Development
University of Michigan

Ann Flanagan Whall, Ph.D., RN
Professor Emeritus
School of Nursing
University of Michigan

John R.C. Wheeler, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Department of Health Management & Policy
School of Public Health
University of Michigan

Feleta Wilson, Ph.D., R.N.
Associate Professor
School of Nursing
Wayne State University

Robert A. Zucker, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan