Peter J. Neumann, ScD

Professor of Medicine
Tufts Medical Center

Dr. Neumann is Director of the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center, and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. His translational research focuses on the use of comparative effectiveness research and cost-effectiveness analysis in health care decision making. He brings expertise in health economics, cost-effectiveness analysis, patient preferences, and health policy. He has conducted and mentored trainees on numerous economic evaluations on a variety of topics, including interventions for Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. His other work and mentoring on the assessment of patient preferences has involved the measurement of health utilities and willingness to pay. Dr. Neumann has written widely on the role of clinical and economic evidence in pharmaceutical decision making.