James Swiger

James Swiger

Health Scientist Administrator at AHRQ

James Swiger, M.B.E., is a Biomedical Engineer and Health Scientist Administrator in the Division of Digital Healthcare Research in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI) at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) where he serves as a Program Official on digital healthcare research projects. He also serves as Team Lead for AHRQ’s Patient Centered Outcomes Research clinical decision support program.

Prior to joining AHRQ, Mr. Swiger worked at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). At CDRH, he was a Deputy Division Director in the Division of Patient Safety Partnerships, which oversaw the Medical Product Safety Network (MedSun), a program that collaborated with a network of user facilities located nationwide to identify, understand and solve problems with the use of medical devices through a customized health IT platform. He was also a lead reviewer for pre-market orthopedic and spine implant submissions and served as a project manager for professional development initiatives in the CDRH's Office of Product Evaluation and Quality. Prior to FDA, he was a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Swiger received his Bachelor and Master of Biomedical Engineering degrees from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.

Sessions
AHRQ Celebrates 20 years of Digital Healthcare Research
Tuesday, March 12 1:45 PM - 2:05 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)