Louis P. Garrison, Jr., PhD, is Professor Emeritus in the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research & Policy Program in the School of Pharmacy, and has been Adjunct Professor in the Departments of Global Health and Health Services at the University of Washington, where he joined the faculty in 2004. In October 2016, he became Senior Visiting Fellow at the Office of Health Economics, London, UK.
For the first 13 years of his career, Dr. Garrison worked in non-profit health policy research first at the Battelle Human Affairs Research Centers (Seattle), and then at the Project HOPE Center for Health Affairs (Virginia), where he was the Director from 1989-1 992. Following this, he worked as an economist in the pharmaceutical industry for 12 years. From 2002- 2004, he was Vice President and Head of Health Economics & Strategic Pricing in Roche Pharmaceuticals, based in Basel, Switzerland. Dr. Garrison received a BA in Economics from Indiana University, and a PhD in Economics from Stanford University.
He has more than 120 publications in peer-reviewed jo urn als . He is currently co-chair of the ISPOR Special Task Force on U.S Value Frameworks. He was elected as ISPOR President for July 2016-June 2017, and will serve on the Board for following year as Immediate Past President. He is also chair of the Council of Past Presidents .