Leadership

 

The Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN), formerly the HMO Research Network, is governed by a volunteer Board that operates as a democratic constituency, guided by a set of agreed upon bylaws.

 

GOVERNING BOARD

Elizabeth Bayliss, MD, MSPH

Interim Director, Institute for Health Research – Denver, CO

Kaiser Permanente Colorado

Kristina Bloomquist

Executive Director, Medica Research Institute – Minneapolis, MN

Medica, Inc

Gabriel Chodick, PhD
Maccabi Institute for Health Services Research - Tel Aviv, Israel 
Maccabi Healthcare Services

John Zeber, PhD
Associate Director, Center for Applied Health Research - Temple, TX  
Baylor Scott & White Health

Michael K. Gould, MD, MS
Assistant Director for HSR, Department of Research & Evaluation - Pasadena, CA 
Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Robert T. Greenlee, PhD, MPH
Research Scientist, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation - Marshfield, WI 
Marshfield Clinic Health System

Michael A. Horberg, MD, MAS
Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Research Institute - Rockville, MD
Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group

Stephen P. Fortmann, MD
Interim Director, The Center for Health Research NW/HI - Portland, OR/Honolulu, HI 
Kaiser Permanente Northwest

Lois E. Lamerato, PhD
Senior Epidemiologist, Henry Ford Health System Research - Detroit, MI 
Henry Ford Health System | Health Alliance Plan

Lela L. McFarland, MS
National Director for Clinical Data Research
CHI Institute for Research and Innovation – Englewood, CO 
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI)

Andrew F. Nelson, MPH
Executive Director, HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research - Bloomington, MN 
HealthPartners

Richard Platt, MD, MSc
Professor and Chair, Harvard SOM Department of Population Health - Boston, MA
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care 

Drew Bradlyn, PhD
Executive Director
Center for Clinical and Outcomes Research - Atlanta, GA
Kaiser Permanente Georgia

Stephen C. Waring, DVM, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, Essentia Institute of Rural Health - Duluth, Minnesota
Essentia Health

Sharon L. Larson, PhD
Chair (Acting), Department of Epidemiology & Health Services Research; Director, Social & Behavioral Research

Geisinger Health System- Danville, PA 

Jerry H. Gurwitz, MD – Past Chair, 2015-2016

Executive Director, Meyers Primary Care Institute - Worcester, Massachusetts

Reliant Medical Group | Fallon Community Health Plan

Stephen Waring, PhD, DVM – Chair, 2017-2018

Senior Research Scientist
Essentia Institute for Rural Health

Tracy A. Lieu, MD, MPH
Director, Division of Research

Kaiser Permanente Northern California - Oakland, California 

Harold S. 'Hal' Luft, PhD
Director, PAMF Research Institute - Palo Alto, CA 
Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF)

 

These visionary leaders are helping shape the future of the HCSRN and health systems-based research.

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Jerry H. Gurwitz, MD – Past Chair, 2015-2016

Executive Director, Meyers Primary Care Institute - Worcester, Massachusetts

Reliant Medical Group | Fallon Community Health Plan

Stephen Waring, PhD, DVM – Chair, 2017-2018

Senior Research Scientist
Essentia Institute for Rural Health

Tracy A. Lieu, MD, MPH
Director, Division of Research

Kaiser Permanente Northern California - Oakland, California 

Harold S. 'Hal' Luft, PhD
Director, PAMF Research Institute - Palo Alto, CA 
Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF)

Sarah M. Greene, MPH

Executive Director, Health Care Systems Research Network

Ex Officio