Position Description / Responsibilities:
I am a Quality Measure Developer, Registered Nurse, Informatician, Evaluation Scientist, and proud veteran of the U.S. Navy. I bring an innovative combination of engineering, scientific, and clinical perspectives to health policy, particularly where health information technology meets health care quality.
I am a recognized researcher and thought leader in the areas of health IT, healthcare quality measurement, public policy, and program evaluation with a focus on improving patient and clinician engagement and reduced burden of reporting. My area of greatest expertise is research methods, determining unique approaches that can solve research questions.
I have been an invited speaker at local, national, and international events on topics including violence prevention, informatics, and quality. I have authored/or coauthored many peer-reviewed and invited papers, successful grant and contract proposals, research reports, and other forms of scientific dissemination.
I have particular interests in:
• Healthcare improvement, including the individual experience of the healthcare system
• Reducing the high (and increasing) rates of suicide
• Intimate partner violence, identifying predictors of suicide and intimate partner violence leading to homicide