Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Executive Director, Technology Evaluation Center (TEC) Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Dr. Aronson has overseen TEC’s development as a nationally recognized technology assessment program and an Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). She has directed over 300 technology assessments and 20 evidence reports for AHRQ. Dr. Aronson is a member of the Methodology Committee of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), the Health Technology Assessment International Health Policy Forum, the Institute of Medicine Genomics Roundtable, the Steering Committee of the Chicago-Area DEcIDE Research Center, and the National Business Group on Health Committee on Evidence-Based Benefit Design. Previously, she has represented the private sector on a U.S. Agency for International Development Team providing technical assistance to the Hungarian government on building evidence-based medicine capacity and also served on the Ontario Health Technology Assessment Evaluation Review Team.