Professor Internal Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Jodi B. Segal, MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she practices general internal medicine. She also has faculty appointments in the Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Departments of Health Policy and Management and in Epidemiology. She has been involved in the field of evidence generation and synthesis for the past 15 years. She was an associate director of the Johns Hopkins’ Evidence-based Practice Center funded by the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research and has been involved in large scale systematic reviews since 1998. She has been a leader in comparative effectiveness research nationally and developed the first course offered in the U.S. in the field. She was awarded a PhRMA Foundation award to develop a Center of Excellence in Comparative Effectiveness Research at Johns Hopkins. She is an associate director of the Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research, where she works closely with students and faculty doing outcomes research using large datasets including Medicare data and commercial claims data, and has recently been appointed to serve on the (Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC). As a pharmacoepidemiologist, she co-directs the Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness at Johns Hopkins and has done numerous projects on behalf of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) including developing methodologies to help the FDA in their comparative effectiveness evaluations, and is presently doing policy relevant work for the FDA about relative underuse of some generic drugs nationwide.
She was an undergraduate student at the Pennsylvania State University, and attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh. She trained in internal medicine at the University of Chicago and then went to Johns Hopkins University for public health training as well as a research fellowship in general internal medicine. She joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins University in 2000.