Medicare Post-Acute Care: Quality Measurement Final Report. APPENDIX B. Members of First Expert Panel

Members of First Expert Panel
Steven J. Atlas, MD, MPH
(Back & neck panel only)
Instructor in Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Carole Lewis, PT, GCS, MSG, MPH, PhD
President, Physical Therapy Services of Washington, D.C.
Adjunct Professor
George Washington University
Bethesda, Maryland
Joanne Cassidy, MEd, OTR/L
National Director of Product Development
NovaCare, Inc.
Contract Rehabilitation Division
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Wayne McCormick, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director
Visiting Nurses of King County
Director, University of Washington Long Term Care Service
Seattle, Washington
Leora Cherney, PhD, MA, CCC-SLP, BC-NCD
(Stroke panel only)
Clinical Educator/Researcher
Center for Clinical Excellence
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Associate Professor
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Northwestern University Medical School
Chicago, Illinois
Deborah McCoy, RN, BS
Charge Nurse, Subacute Unit
Lifecare Center of Evergreen
Evergreen, Colorado
Lisa Farrell-Roberts, RN, MN
Assessor and Clinician
Rehabilitation Without Walls
Mountlake Terrace, Washington
Michael W. Rich, MD
(CHF panel only)
Director, Geriatric Cardiology
Director, Cardiac Rapid Evaluation Unit
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri
Michael J. Fine, MD
(Pneumonia panel only)
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Montefiore University Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Hilary Siebens, MD
Associate Director
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service
Massachusetts General Hospital
Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Silvia M. Koerner, MS, BS
Director of Quality Management Services
Visiting Nursing Service of New York
Glendale, New York
Mark Snowden, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, Washington