Louis P. Garrison, Jr.

University of Washington, Department of Global Health, Seattle, WA USA

Lou Garrison, PhD, is Professor in the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program in the School of Pharmacy, and Adjunct Professor in the Departments of Global Health and Health Services at the University of Washington, where he joined the faculty in 2004. He also co-directs the Global Medicines Program in Global Health. From 2002-2004, he was Vice President/Head of Health Economics & Strategic Pricing in Roche Pharmaceuticals in Basel, Switzerland.

Dr. Garrison received a BA in Economics from Indiana University, and a PhD in Economics from Stanford University. He has more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include national and international health policy issues related to personalized medicine, benefit-risk analysis, insurance, pricing, reimbursement, and risk-sharing agreements, as well as the economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, devices, surgical procedures, and vaccines, particularly as related to organ transplantation, influenza, measles, obesity, and cancer.

From 2007-2009, Dr. Garrison served on the ISPOR Board of Directors. He co-chaired two ISPOR Good Practice Task Forces—on Real-World Data and on Performance-Based Risk-Sharing Arrangements, and he chaired the ISPOR Health Science Policy Council from 2012 to 2015. He is faculty advisor for the UW ISPOR Student Chapter, and is ISPOR President-elect for 2016-17.