Centers and Offices

AHRQ's broad programs of research bring practical, science-based information to medical practitioners and to consumers and other health care purchasers.

Offices and Centers

Office of the Director
Andrew Bindman, MD, Director 
Phone: (301) 427-1200
Fax: (301) 427-1210

Sharon B. Arnold, PhD, Deputy Director
Phone: (301) 427-1206
Fax: (301) 427-1210

Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets
David Knutson, M.S., Director
Phone: (301) 427-1410
Fax: (301) 427-1430

Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement
Arlene Bierman, MD, MS, Director
Phone: (301) 427-1500
Fax: (301) 427-1596

Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends
Joel W. Cohen, PhD, Director
Phone: (301) 427-1406
Fax: (301) 427-1276

Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
P. Jeffrey Brady, MD, MPH, Director
Phone: (301) 427-1322
Fax: (301) 427-1341

Office of Communications
Howard E. Holland, Director
Phone: (301) 427-1364
Fax: (301) 427-1873

Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations
Francis Chesley, MD, Director
Phone: (301) 427-1449
Fax: (301) 426-1562

Office of Management Services
Jeffrey Toven, Director/AHRQ Chief Operating Officer
Phone: (301) 427-1700
Fax: (301) 427-1792

Page last reviewed May 2016
Page originally created August 2012
Internet Citation: Centers and Offices. Content last reviewed May 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.