Roger L. Snow, MD, MPH

Retired Deputy Medical Director

Dr. Snow is the recently retired Deputy Medical Director for Medical Policy of the Office of Clinical Affairs of the Office of Medicaid in the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Commonwealth Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Prior to  his retirement he held several clinical and policy development positions with Medicaid and the medical school.  He attended medical school at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, and trained in medicine and pathology in Boston. He is Board-certified in both specialties. He served in diverse capacities at MassHealth for 24 years, and as full time Deputy Medical Director since 2005. Prior to his latter service in Medicaid he practiced medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital for 20 years. He is presently on the senior honorary staff.  At MassHealth he chaired the Committee on Provider Review, and the Medicaid Committee on Medical Policy. He coordinated activities in Prior Authorization, Quality Assessment and clinical topics.  He holds a degree in Public Health from Harvard.  In 2010 he served as Chair of the Executive Committee of the Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network, supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) now the Medicaid Medical Directors Network.  In April 2012 he was appointed as an ex officio member of the Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council (CEPAC) and has since served on the CEPAC Advisory Board. He has also served on several collaborative interagency workgroups and task forces. His ongoing interests include comparative effectiveness research, improving availability of and access to therapies, evidence-based treatment guidelines and medical quality improvement.