University of Wisconsin–Madison

Adrienne “Addi” Faerber, PhD

Administrative Director of the Academy for Surgical Coaching

Adrienne “Addi” Faerber is an outcomes researcher with a diverse background in health care delivery science and pharmacoeconomics. Her research aims to improve health systems through studying the unintended consequences of health policies. At WiSOR, Dr. Faerber is launching the Academy for Surgical Coaching as the first Administrative Director. Prior to joining WiSOR, Dr. Faerber was a leader at the Masters of Health Care Delivery Science program at Dartmouth College, and the project lead for the Patient Advisors Course in Vascular Surgery. Dr. Faerber also holds an appointment as Adjunct Lecturer at The Dartmouth Institute. When not at WiSOR, Addi enjoys cooking, bicycling and spending time with her two dogs, Pidi and Daisy.

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  • BS, Mathematical Biology, Beloit College, 2002
  • PhD, Social and Administrative Sciences in Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2012
  • Postdoc, Center for Medicine and Media, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, 2014

Recent Publications

    • A pilot study for long-term outcome assessment after aortic aneurysm repair using Vascular Quality Initiative data matched to Medicare claims.
    • Hoel AW, Faerber AE, Moore KO, Ramkumar N, Brooke BS, Scali ST, Sedrakyan A, Goodney PP
    • J. Vasc. Surg. 2017 09; 66(3): 751-759.e1
    • [PubMed ID: 28222989]
    • Consistency of Hemoglobin A1c Testing and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Medicare Patients With Diabetes.
    • Goodney PP, Newhall KA, Bekelis K, Gottlieb D, Comi R, Chaudrain S, Faerber AE, Mackenzie TA, Skinner JS
    • J Am Heart Assoc 2016 08 10; 5(8)
    • [PubMed ID: 27509909]
    • Hemoglobin A1c Testing and Amputation Rates in Black, Hispanic, and White Medicare Patients.
    • Suckow BD, Newhall KA, Bekelis K, Faerber AE, Gottlieb DJ, Skinner JS, Stone DH, Goodney PP
    • Ann Vasc Surg 2016 Oct; 36: 208-217
    • [PubMed ID: 27474195]
    • Does Rapid Diffusion of HbA1c Testing Affect Amputation Rates?
    • Bekelis K, Gottlieb D, Newhall K, Faerber A, Goodney P
    • Vasc Endovascular Surg 2016 Mar 08;
    • [PubMed ID: 26961487]
    • Development and pilot feasibility study of a health information technology tool to calculate mortality risk for patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis: the Carotid Risk Assessment Tool (CARAT).
    • Faerber AE, Horvath R, Stillman C, O'Connell ML, Hamilton AL, Newhall KA, Likosky DS, Goodney PP
    • BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2015 Mar 24; 15: 20
    • [PubMed ID: 25890090]

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