COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - February 22, 2016) - Battelle has named Jeff Geppert as its newest Senior Research Leader, making him one of 11 such people with this title. Senior Research Leaders at Battelle demonstrate notable business development success, technical achievements and leadership in mentoring.
Geppert joined Battelle in 2004 and has performed a variety of duties in the Health & Consumer Solutions business unit, ranging from technical lead to marketing coordinator to internal research coordinator to help with proposal development and support. See a video of Geppert describing his work here.
Geppert is critical to Battelle's work on hospital and physician quality measures for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). In this role, he leads the team responsible for maintaining the CMS measure inventory and the blueprint that defines the processes and decision criteria that are used to develop new quality measures. The quality measures are a critical driver in reducing medical mistakes and adverse events in hospitals.
"Jeff has certainly earned this distinction," said Sudip Parikh, Battelle's Vice President and General Manager of Health and Consumer Solutions. "The impact of his work on society is meaningful and measurable and is being applied to our nation's most important healthcare challenges."
Geppert holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Harvard University Law School, a Master's degree in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Mathematics from Lawrence University.
Every day, the people of Battelle apply science and technology to solving what matters most. At major technology centers and national laboratories around the world, Battelle conducts research and development, designs and manufactures products, and delivers critical services for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio since its founding in 1929, Battelle serves the national security, health and life sciences, and energy and environmental industries. For more information, visit www.battelle.org.