Robert Eick, MD, MPH, is a Policy Fellow at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. In this role, he leads North Carolina engagement and development efforts focused on state-based healthcare reform. A physician and proven executive leader of non-profit organizations, Dr. Eick has deep expertise in Medicare, Medicaid, health system management, value-based transformation, clinical informatics, and CMS innovation models. Prior to joining Duke, he was an independent consultant, focused on the North Carolina transition to Medicaid managed care. Previously, Dr. Eick served as Deputy Chief Medical Officer at Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC). Before CCNC, he worked at the North Carolina Community Health Center Association (NCCHCA), where he was Executive Director of Carolina Medical Home Network, a Medicare ACO and Independent Practice Association composed of North Carolina Community Health Centers.
Dr. Eick completed his medical and graduate studies at the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio, and holds bachelor’s degrees in biochemistry and Spanish from Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio.