Randy Burkholder is Vice President of Policy and Research at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. Mr. Burkholder leads PhRMA’s work on policy solutions for supporting continued biopharmaceutical innovation and high-quality, patient-centered health care, including payment and delivery reform, quality measurement, appropriate use and patient adherence, evidence-based medicine and health technology assessment, value of innovation and personalized medicine. Mr. Burkholder represents PhRMA at federal agencies and advisory bodies including the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Technical Expert Panel on oncology, and the Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research. He also serves on the Steering Committee of the Partnership to Improve Patient Care and the advisory committee for the Turning the Tide Against Cancer initiative.
Mr. Burkholder has over 20 years of experience in health care policy, advocacy, and communications in the medical technology and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to joining PhRMA, Mr. Burkholder was Associate Vice President for Public Affairs at AdvaMed, the leading association of the medical device and diagnostics industries.