Randy Burkholder, PhRMA
Randy Burkholder is Deputy Vice President of Policy at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). Mr. Burkholder directs PhRMA work on issues related to use of evidence in healthcare decision-making, health technology assessment, comparative and cost-effectiveness research, Medicare coverage policy, and innovation and personalized medicine. Mr. Burkholder represents PhRMA at federal agencies and advisory bodies, including the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee, the Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research, Institute of Medicine Committees, and President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. He also is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Personalized Medicine Coalition and serves on the Steering Committee of the Partnership to Improve Patient Care.
Mr. Burkholder has over 17 years of experience in healthcare 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.