Jove Graham, PhD

Jove GrahamGeisinger Health System
Director of Clinical Research Project Development

BUILD Initiative


Background

Jove Graham, PhD is a researcher and Director of Clinical Research Project Development for Geisinger Health System, an integrated health system in central and northeastern Pennsylvania, USA.  His primary interest is leveraging observational data from electronic health records or administrative databases for clinical studies in order to drive better decision-making and to improve the quality and efficiency of care.  He is the current lead of the Healthcare Transformation Group (HTG) Research & Development Team whose goal is to drive standards adoption for supply chain and medical devices across five major U.S. health systems, and he serves as co-chair of the ASTM International subcommittee for developing standards for spinal implant devices.   He previously served as the leader of Geisinger’s biostatistics and research data core and as Geisinger’s site leader for the Heatlh Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN) distributed data network, the Virtual Data Warehouse.  Prior to joining Geisinger, Dr. Graham worked for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health as a scientist and reviewer of cardiovascular and orthopaedic implants.  He is the author of over 100 articles, presentations and book chapters, with research funding from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Food and Drug Administration, Commonwealth Fund, and National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation, among others.  Dr. Graham received his PhD in bioengineering from the University of California-Berkeley and University of California-San Francisco and also currently serves as an adjunct professor of Biomedical Engineering at Bucknell University where he teaches biostatistics and design.