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John R. Graham


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Mr. Graham is an expert health economist and executive, with experience in health policy, global capital markets, and military leadership, giving him a unique ability to address the nation’s health policy challenges.
CORE COMPETENCIES
·         Health Economics & Finance
·         Healthcare Reimbursement – Public & Private
·         Project Design & Management
·         Medical-Device, Health IT, Pharmaceutical Regulation
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
National Center for Policy Analysis, Washington, DC
Senior Fellow (July 2013 to present)           
·         Prepare research strategies and budget estimates.
·         Direct and write research projects on:
§  Repealing and replacing Obamacare.
§  Consumer-driven health care, including convenient clinics and cash-based providers,
§  Price transparency in hospitals and physicians’ offices,
§  Effect of state health policy on economic growth and jobs in state,
§  Effect of state regulation of health providers and facilities on access to care.
·         Direct the most highly visited free-market health-policy blog in the U.S.: NCPA’s Health Policy Blog, with 3,000 to 6,000 unique visitors per day.
·         Regular contributor at Forbes.com, op-eds frequently published in other media.

Health Technology Forum: DC, Washington, DC
Founder and Chapter Head of local branch of global networking group (September 2013 to present)        
·         Organize quarterly meetings for entrepreneurs, investors, doctors, engineers, and others passionate about health technology. Recruit three or four presenters per event.
·         Manage relationship with our sponsor, Troutman Sanders, LLP (a class-A law firm).
PAST EMPLOYMENT
Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), Washington, DC
Vice President, Research, Payment, & Health Care Delivery Policy (August 2012 to June 2013)
Developed and managed analytically sound, original, relevant research used to support industry's positions.
·         Prepared research strategies and budget estimates.
·         Identified and contracted with consultants to execute research that informed policy positions.
·         Designed and prepared issue briefs summarizing studies on healthcare delivery and payment.
·         Provide analytic support on Medicare technology-related payment issues and collaborated with department staff on internal and external data analysis and other research-related projects.
·         Served as the key department contact with private and public-sector data specialists, member company experts, and consultants conducting similar research.

Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy, San Francisco, CA
Director & Fellow, Health Care Studies (May 2005 to July 2012)
Designed and executed a research agenda examining U.S. health policy, including:
·         Two editions of an analysis of the FDA’s impact on patients’ access to medicines.
·         Three editions of a score-sheet of each state on the degree to which its regulation of hospitals, health professions, and health insurance affects individuals’ access to care.
·         A monthly research periodical, Health Policy Prescriptions.
·         Engaged external scholars and experts to conduct studies of health policy.
·         Wrote op-eds for newspapers, including Washington Post and Wall Street Journal; blogged frequently; spoke publicly on radio, TV, and at conferences and state legislative hearings.

Benjamin Rush Society, San Francisco, CA
Executive Director (May 2011 to July 2012)
Responsible for general management, administration, and development of this national society of medical students and physicians interested in health economics. Eleven chapters from Harvard to UC San Diego.

The Fraser Institute, Vancouver, Canada
Director of Health & Pharmaceutical Policy Research & Adjunct Scholar (2000 to July 2012)
Led and managed the performance of Interns and Fellows in analyzing and communicating the economic impacts of Canadian health care policy.
·   Produced papers and articles on a wide variety of topics in health policy, including:
§  Price differences for prescription drugs in Canada and the United States;
§  Effect of price controls and cost-containment tools on  R&D;
§  Intellectual property law.
·   Wrote op-eds for periodicals, including the Wall Street Journal; spoke frequently on Canadian and U.S. radio and television; featured speaker at conferences in the US, Canada, and Europe.

Kidder, Peabody Securities Company, London, England
Assistant Vice President - Fixed Income Sales
Responsible for developing and selling products in the Eurobond market to European institutional investors during a period of high growth (and subsequent decline) in the market.  Products included government bonds, Eurobonds, U.S. corporate bonds, and derivatives such as call and put options and asset swaps.

Goldman Sachs and Company, Frankfurt, Germany, and London, England
Associate - Fixed Income Sales
Hired as only entry-level salesperson in the firm's newest office.  Initiated and developed Eurobond business with institutional investors in Germany and Austria

United Nations Operation in Somalia, Mogadishu, Somalia
Political and Military Analyst
Analyzed the situation in Somalia, especially political developments and level of risk, and gathered information on deployment of faction militias in Mogadishu during a time of rapid change and high threat.  Reports supported crucial decisions as the mission entered its final stages.

Covenant House Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada
Development Consultant
Researched and consulted on fundraising tactics and directly raised over $50,000 of a $2,750,000 capital campaign to purchase and renovate the crisis shelter.

Canadian Army – Canada, Cypress, & Germany
Captain, promoted from Lieutenant
Platoon commander and Operational staff officer, leading groups of between seven and thirty-three soldiers.  Completed Basic Military Parachutist course.
EDUCATION
London Business School, London, England
Master of Business Administration
Attended University of Cologne, Germany on exchange for one term.

                        Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) Economics and Commerce

Chartered Financial Analyst® Program
Completed Level III (final level).
OTHER LANGUAGES     
French & German - speak and read with confidence.

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