Dr. Turenne joined Arbor Research in 2010 and has more than 15 years of research experience related to the cost and quality of health care and to health policy design, implementation, and evaluation. He has led several projects in the Health Policy and Practice Program area of Arbor Research. Currently, he directs a project funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide analytic and operations support for the implementation of the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program, and is the principal investigator for a health disparities study funded by the National Institutes of Health. He has also directed projects that provided support to CMS for the development of ESRD quality measures and a prospective payment system for Federally Qualified Health Centers. His research experience includes previous positions at the University of Michigan (UM) and the Urban Institute. He received his PhD in Health Services Organization and Policy, with a concentration in economics, from UM in 2003.