Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement Research (HSQR) Study Section

June 17-18, 2015
Roster of members of the study section which reviews R01/R18 large research grant applications, R03 small research grant applications, and R13 large conference grant applications related to healthcare safety and quality improvement research.


Patterson, Mary, MD, Ed.D. (2017) (Effective September 8)
Children’s National Medical Center
Associate Vice Chair of Education
Executive Director of Simulation and Research
Washington, DC


Anderson, Lori, PhD, RN (2015)
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor
Georgia Regents University
College of Nursing
Augusta, GA

Braun, Barbara, PhD (2015)
Project Director
Department of Health Services Research
The Joint Commission
Oakbrook Terrace IL 60181

Evans, Charlesnika T., PhD, MPH (2016) (Federal Reviewer)
Research Health Scientist
Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care and National Center for Occupational Health and Infection Control
Department of Veterans Affairs
Hines, IL 60141

Kelen, Gabor, MD (2016)
Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland 21287

Kuo, Grace M, PharmD, MPH, PhD (2016)
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Associate Dean for Academic Clinical Affairs
University of California, San Diego
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
La Jolla, CA 92093-0748

McGregor, Jessina, PhD (2018)
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Oregon State University
College of Pharmacy
Portland, OR 97201

Meier, Andreas, MD (2016)
Michael and Rissa Ratner Professor of Pediatric Surgery
Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Medical Director, The Olivia Louise Pietrafesa Center for Children's Surgery
Vice Chair for Education
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Department of Surgery
Syracuse, NY

Smith, Marie, Pharm.D. (2016)
Henry A. Palmer Professor and Assistant Dean
Pharmacy Practice and Policy Partnerships
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
Storrs, CT 06269

Snyder, Rita Ann, PhD, RN (2018)
Executive Associate Dean and Professor
College of Nursing
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Wessell, Andrea M., PharmD (2016)
Research Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC 29425

Wetterneck, Tosha B., MD, MS (2018)
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health
Interim Medical Director for Patient Safety
UW Health
Department of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Madison, WI 53705

Scientific Review Officer

Louden, Andrew N, PhD, MS, BA
Scientific Review Officer
Division of Scientific Review (DSR)
Office of Extramural Research Education and Priority Populations (OEREP)
Agency of Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857

Extramural Support Assistance

Hammond, Teresa
Program Analyst
Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857

Page last reviewed November 2015
Internet Citation: Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement Research (HSQR) Study Section. November 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.