Christina Silcox, PhD
BS, Boston University
MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST)
Christina Silcox is a Managing Associate at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, working on policy solutions to advance innovation in health and health care and improve regulation, reimbursement, and long-term evaluation of medical products.
Dr. Silcox’s portfolio includes multiple areas in digital health policy and real-world evidence, with a focus on medical devices. Currently, she is concentrating on challenges to regulating and adopting of artificial intelligence-enabled software as a medical device, using mHealth to collect real-world data, and characterizing real-world data quality and relevancy. Her projects have included the use of patient-generated health data in medical device evaluations, the exploration of value-based payments for medical devices, and the convening the National Evaluation System for health Technology (NEST) Planning Board.
Before she joined Duke-Margolis, Dr. Silcox was a senior fellow at the National Center for Health Research, focused on federal regulation of and policies for medical products. She earned a M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Medical Engineering and Medical Physics from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST).
Nirosha Mahendraratnam, Christina Silcox, Kerra Mercon, Adam Kroetsch, Morgan Romine, Nicholas R. Harrison, Adam Aten, Rachel Sherman, Gregory Daniel, Mark McClellan
Gregory Daniel, Isha Sharma, Christina Silcox, M. Bennett Wright
The National Evaluation System for Health Technology (NEST): Priorities for Effective Early Implementation
Gregory W. Daniel, Heather M. Colvin, Christina E. Silcox, Mark B. McClellan, Jonathan M. Bryan