About Us

Value Institute Team

  • David Vawdrey, PhD – Vice President
  • Casey Cauthorn, MIE – Manager, Data Quality
  • Yael Coppleson, MPH – Director
  • Jorge Luna, MS, MPH, MPhil – Program Director, Research Science
  • Rimma Pivovarov, MA, MPhil – Program Director, Research Science
  • Beatriz Ryan, MPH – Operations Coordinator
  • Hojjat Salmasian, MD, MPH, PhD – Program Director, Research Science
  • Andi Shapiro, MHA Candidate, CPXP – Manager, Data Quality
  • Vanessa White, MPH – Operations Analyst

Value Institute Partners

The Value Institute works closely with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s academic partners, at Columbia and Cornell Universities and with many groups within NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, including: the Division of Quality & Patient Safety, the Office of Strategy, Nursing, Operations, Information Technology.

Many Value Institute projects are developed and carried out in collaboration with the NYP Housestaff Quality Council.