Chuck Shih

Chuck Shih

  • Senior Officer
  • Drug Spending Research Initiative,
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts


Chuck Shih leads Pew’s drug spending research initiative, which identifies policy options to help manage drug costs and ensure that patients have access to lifesaving treatments.

Prior to joining Pew, he held a fellowship in health policy at the National Pharmaceutical Council and George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.

Shih previously worked at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, where he was an analyst in the Coverage and Analysis Group and developed Medicare coverage policies for medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and procedures. He also served as a fellow at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, where he advanced and implemented the Healthcare Horizon Scanning System, and served as a project officer for the creation of comparative effectiveness evidence reports and systematic reviews in the Effective Health Care Program.

Shih received a doctorate and master of health science degree from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University.

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