Health Services Research

David Blumenthal

David Blumenthal is the President of The Commonwealth Fund in New York. Until 2012, Dr. Blumenthal was the Chief Health Information and Innovation Officer at Partners HealthCare. He is also the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Medicine and physician at The Massachusetts General Hospital/Partners HealthCare System in Boston and professor of health care policy at Harvard Medical School. Previously, he was senior vice president at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital. From March 2009 until April 2011, Dr.

Richard Deyo

Richard A. Deyo is the Kaiser Permanente Professor of Evidence-based Family Medicine at the School of Medicine of Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Deyo, a general internist, was previously professor in the department of medicine and the department of health services at the University of Washington. After residency training in internal medicine, Dr. Deyo completed a fellowship in the University of Washington's RWJF Clinical Scholars Program, during which time he also received a master's degree in public health.

R. Adams Dudley

R. Adams Dudley is a professor of medicine and health policy at the University of California, San Francisco. He is the director of the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value and the associate director for research at UCSF's Institute for Health Policy Studies. His major research interests include developing measures of quality of care, assessing the impact of quality-based or value-based purchasing, and financial risk adjustment (adjusting premiums and capitation rates to reflect the severity of illness of enrollees).

Helena Hansen

Helena Hansen, MD, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor in the departments of Anthropology and Psychiatry at New York University. She has published on her fieldwork in Havana on Cuban AIDS policy, and in Puerto Rico on faith healing in evangelical Christian addiction ministries founded and run by self-identified ex-addicts. Her U.S.

Lisa Iezzoni

Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc, has been named director of the MGH/Partners Mongan Institute for Health Policy (MIHP). Iezzoni has been associate director of the MIHP since 2006 and is a leading authority on risk adjustment for cost and quality measurement as well as health policy and access issues. She has made many contributions to academia, research, and health policy and delivery, including authoring three books and dozens of articles on topics related to assessing severity of illness, measuring complications of inpatient care, and health care disparities affecting persons with disabilities.

Leo Morales

Leo Morales is a Professor of General Internal Medicine, School of Public and an Adjunct Professor in Health Services at the University of Washington Medical School. Dr. Morales was an associate scientific investigator with the Group Health Center for Health Studies. Dr. Morales was associate professor in the division of general internal medicine and health services research at the UCLA School of Medicine and a natural scientist at RAND Corporation. His medical degree is from the University of Washington and his doctorate in philosophy is from the RAND Graduate School in Policy Analysis.

Ira Moscovice

Ira Moscovice, Mayo Professor of Public Health, is director of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health's (SPH) rural Health Reserch Center and head of its Division of Health Policy and Management. He has written extensively on issues related to rural health care and the use of health services research to improve health policy decision making in state government. Dr. Moscovice is one of the leading rural health services researchers in the nation and was the first recipient of the National Rural Health Association's Distinguished Researcher Award in 1992.

Donald Patrick

Donald L. Patrick is professor of health services with appointments in the departments of epidemiology, sociology, rehabilitation medicine and the School of Pharmacy. He is also the director of the Seattle Quality of Life Group. He was the first director of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Program at the University of Washington, holding this position form 1987 to 2006. He is a Full Member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Dennis Scanlon

Dennis Scanlon is a professor of health policy and administration and director of the Center for Health Care and Policy Research at Pennsylvania State University. He serves as principal investigator for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Aligning Forces for Quality evaluation. His research interests focus on health systems improvement, including understanding the role of information, incentives, and individual and organizational behavior change for improving health care outcomes.

Joan Teno

Joan M. Teno (MD, Hahnemann Medical University, Philadelphia, PA; MS, Brown University) is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatrics at the Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence at the University of Washington. Previously she was Professor of Health Services Policy and Practice and Associate Director of the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research.  She is a health services researcher, hospice medical director, and internist certified in Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine.  Dr.