Dr. Tom Summerfelt, PhD, MS
Board Member at Center for Healthcare Innovation
Dr. Thomas Summerfelt, Ph.D., is the President, North America at Convergence CT, which works collaboratively with health care providers and life science companies to leverage real-world data within their Global Healthcare Data NetworkTM to improve outcomes for stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem, especially patients. Prior to this role, Dr. Summerfelt was the Vice President of Research & Innovation at Advocate Health Care. Dr. Summerfelt earned his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and focused his doctoral and post-doctoral training on Health Services Research. He has held faculty appointments at Vanderbilt, Michigan State, and University of Chicago. His scholarly work focuses on effectiveness research, program evaluation, and value-based analysis.