NAB CV 2015
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - NAB CV 2015
Dr. NATHAN (ANDY) BOSTICK 40 E 9th St, Apt 617 · Chicago, IL 60605
AndyBostick@gmail.com · 773-266-5488
Experienced public health policy analyst seeking new opportunities to apply unique expertise in quantitative health care research, quality
improvement, and policy analysis to enhance health care delivery and improve patient outcomes amongst vulnerable populations
Doctor of Science in Health Systems Management
Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine · New Orleans, LA
Masters Certificate in Business Management
Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business · New Orleans, LA
Master of Arts in Bioethics
University of Virginia, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences · Charlottesville, VA
Master of Public Policy in Health Policy Analysis
Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy · Washington, DC
Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Psychology
Guilford College · Greensboro, NC
Certified in Public Health (CPH)
National Board of Public Health Examiners · Washington, DC
American Hospital Association · Chicago, IL
Senior Researcher, Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) · 2011- 2015
• Served as a subject area expert on topics regarding the elimination of health care disparities and the promotion of health equity
• Conducted original policy research on issues pertaining to health care delivery, health care coverage and access, quality
improvement, provider efficiency, and patient engagement
• Performed quantitative and qualitative analysis, data collection and validation, survey instrument development and validation,
survey administration, and study recruitment activities
• Secured external funding through collaborative efforts to draft successful grant applications and business proposals
• Managed multiple concurrent research projects by drafting grant applications, developing project budgets and contracts,
overseeing Institutional review board (IRB) compliance, ensuring adherence to project timelines, and coordinating the efforts of
internal and external project partners
• Conveyed complex research findings to both professional and general audiences by authoring peer-reviewed journal articles,
white papers, chartpacks, translational reports and hospital guides, as well as by preparing educational webinars and formal
• Actively participated in multiple organization-wide strategic quality improvement teams dedicated to the enhancement work-
cycle improvement and standardization, staff training and development, and workforce efficiency
American Medical Association (AMA) · Chicago, IL
Senior Research Associate, AMA Public Health Readiness Office · 2008- 2011
• Prepared policy recommendations as a content expert on current topics in public health preparedness and disaster response
• Designed evaluation studies, provided data collection and empirical analysis, and managed projects pertaining to disaster
triage outcomes, injury epidemiology, and the utilization of rapid needs assessments
• Lead grant projects that brought in over $1.3 million in funded research by identifying relevant requests for applications
(RFAs), drafting grant proposals, budget extensions, progress reports and institutional review board applications
• Developed curricula, evaluated programs, and engaged in strategic planning for the National Disaster Life Support Education
• Served as a scientific editor the AMA journal Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness by representing the journal
externally, developing strategic partnerships, engaging in long-range planning activities and reviewing manuscripts
• Planned organizational responses to public health disasters as part of the AMA Health Emergency Response Team
• Mentored junior employees as an appointed member of the AMA staff development experience program
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, CONTINUED
American Medical Association (AMA) · Chicago, IL
Senior Research Assistant, AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs · 2004- 2008
• Developed organizational ethics policies by authoring comprehensive reports for the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs
(CEJA) and the AMA Board of Trustees, working in close collaboration with key stakeholder groups
• Disseminated AMA policies by producing press releases and formal presentations, responding to external inquiries, and
publishing CEJA reports in peer-reviewed journals
• Reviewed and responded to relevant policy statements from external health organizations
• Taught educational modules for the AMA Online Fellowship in Medical Ethics and Physician Professionalism
• Participated on interdepartmental strategic planning teams and recommended organizational responses to current policy
issues, including health care disparities, public health preparedness and care of aging populations
• Selected, trained and mentored multiple AMA Ethics Group interns
Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life · Charlottesville, VA
Graduate Research Assistant · 2004
• Developed secondary-level bioethics education materials on organ transplantation for the Virginia Department of Education
• Researched ethical issues associated with domestic and international public health policies
• Prepared instructional presentations for graduate-level courses in law, public health, and religion
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality · Rockville, MD
Program Analyst, Office of Priority Populations Research · 2002- 2003
• Conducted research projects on health care quality improvement, treatment accessibility, and medical service delivery
amongst vulnerable population groups
• Prepared briefings analyzing the impact of proposed legislation upon the Agency’s health policy agenda
• Developed economic models to estimate long-term costs and outcomes associated with the implementation of quality
• Analyzed national health care datasets to estimate medical expenditures, service utilization and health outcomes by payment
source and disease classification
Research Triangle Institute, International · Research Triangle Park, NC
Health Economist, Behavioral Health Economics Project · 2001- 2002
• Participated in quantitative program evaluations and descriptive cost studies within the fields of mental health, substance
abuse, homelessness, and criminal justice
• Created cost estimation methodologies and collected data for economic analyses
• Conducted literature reviews and primary source research
• SPSS, SAS, TreeAge Professional Suite, Microsoft Office Suite
• Claxton G, Rae M, Panchal N, Damico A, Whitmore H, Bostick N, Kenward K. Health Benefits in 2013: Moderate Premium
Increases in Employer-Sponsored Plans. Health Affairs. 2013;32(9):1667-76.
• Herrin J, Wesolowski LG, Heffelfinger JD, Bostick N, Hall HI, Ethridge SF, Branson BM. HIV screening practices and
hospital characteristics. Public Health Reports. 2013;128(3):161-9.
• Quinlisk P, Jones MJ, Bostick N, Walsh L, Curtiss R, Walker R, Mercer S, Subbarao I. Results of rapid needs assessments
in rural and urban Iowa following large-scale flooding events in 2008. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.
• Subbarao I, Burkle F, Hsu E, Bostick N, James J. Building a fundamental framework for disaster education and training.
Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2009;53(6):837-8.
• Subbarao I, Bostick N, Burkle F, Armstrong J, James J. Re-envisioning mass critical care triage as a systemic multi-tiered
process. CHEST. 2009; 135:1108.
• Subbarao I, Bostick N, James J. Applying yesterday’s lessons to today’s crisis: Improving the utilization of recovery
services following catastrophic flooding. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2008; 2(3): 132-3.
• Bostick N, Subbarao I, Burkle F, Hsu E, Armstrong J, James J. Disaster triage systems for large-scale catastrophic events.
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2008; 2(S1):S35-39.
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PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS, CONTINUED
• Bostick N, Sade R, Levine M, Stewart D. Placebo use in clinical practice. Journal of Clinical Ethics. 2008: 19(1); 58-61.
Bostick N, Levine M, Sade R. Feature article: Physicians’ ethical obligations when participating in quarantine and isolation
measures. Public Health Reports. 2008; 123(1): 3-8.
• Anderson E, Black L, Bostick N. Preventing Tragedy: Balancing physicians’ ethical obligations to patients and the public.
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2007; 1: S38-42.
• Bostick N, Sade R, McMahon J, Benjamin R. Withholding information from patients: Rethinking the propriety of “therapeutic
privilege.” Journal of Clinical Ethics. 2006: 17(4):302-6.
• Bostick N, Morin K, Higginson D, Benjamin R. Physicians’ ethical responsibilities in addressing racial and ethnic health care
disparities. Journal of the National Medical Association. 2006; 98(8); 1329-34.
• Bostick N, Sade R, McMahon J. Physician pay-for-performance programs. Indiana Health Law Review. 2006; 3(2):421-37.
• Bostick N. For what ends do we promote medical professionalism? Virtual Mentor. 2006; 8:459-63.
• Kenward K, Bostick N. Hospital trends: Emerging health care delivery, payment models and care coordination practices.
AHA Hospital Statistics. 2013.
• Kenward K, Bostick N. Assessing hospitals' readiness to participate in ACOs. Hospitals and Health Networks. 2012.
• Bostick N, Hobby F, Joshi M, Kenward K, Fenwick M. Eliminating health care disparities: Implementing the National Call to
Action using lessons learned. Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence. 2012.
• Bostick N, Hobby F, Robles Y, Fenwick M, Bohr D. Building a culturally competent organization: The quest for equity in
health care. Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence Signature Leadership Series. 2011.
• Bostick N, Rae M, Panchal N, Whitmore H, Kenward K. Accounting for Differences in Offer Rates for Retiree Health
Benefits among Large Employers. Presented at: AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; Baltimore, MD; June 24, 2013.
• Kenward K, Bostick N, Joshi M, Hines S. Assessing Hospitals’ Readiness to Participate in Accountable Care Organizations.
Presented at: Academy Health Annual Research Meeting; Orlando, FL; June 26, 2012.
American Hospital Association Collaborative Initiative Award · 2012
• Received organization-wide recognition for efforts to develop and execute a cross-departmental initiative to reduce health
care disparities and improve diversity within hospital leadership
PEER REVIEW ACTIVITIES
• Review manuscripts submitted for publication in the American Journal of Public Health, Journal of the National Medical
Association, American Journal of Bioethics, Journal of Clinical Ethics, American Journal of Transplantation, Medical Science
Monitor, Journal for Healthcare Quality, Virtual Mentor, and Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
• American Public Health Association
• American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
• Serve as a subject matter expert for the American Public Health Association (APHA) Planning Committee for the Revision of
the APHA Public Health Ethics Code
• Spanish (limited working proficiency)
REFERENCES AND WRITING SAMPLES
• General references may be accessed at: http://www.linkedin.com/in/andybostick
• Full-text writing samples may be accessed at http://tulane.academia.edu/AndyBostick
• Additional professional references available upon request