Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement Research (HSQR) Study Sectio

February 26-27, 2014

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.


Wears, Robert, M.D. (2015)
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL 32209


Ahn, Chul, Ph.D. (2015)
Professor, Clinical Sciences
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390-9066

Alexander, Gregory, Ph.D., R.N. (2015)
Associate Professor 
Sinclair School of Nursing 
University of Missouri 
Columbia MO 65211 

Anderson, Lori, Ph.D., R.N. (2014)
Associate Dean for Simulated Learning Innovations
College of Nursing
Georgia Health Sciences University
Augusta, GA 30912

Birnbach, David, M.D., M.P.H. (2015)
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs 
Associate Dean, Patient Safety and Quality
University of Miami
Miller School of Medicine
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, FL 33136

Bolin, Jane, R.N., J.D., Ph.D. (2015)
Associate Professor and Director
Southwest Rural Health Research Center
Health Policy & Administration
Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health
College Station, TX 77843

Braun, Barbara, Ph.D. (2014)
Project Director
Department of Health Services Research
The Joint Commission
Oakbrook Terrace IL

Chou, Ann F., Ph.D., M.P.H. (2015)
Associate Professor
Department of Health Administration and Policy
College of Public Health
University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Dalton, Jo Ann, M.S.N., Ed.D. (2014)
Professor Emeritus
School of Nursing
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia  30318

Davis, Richard, M.D. (2015)
Professor of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC  27599

Fairbanks, Rollin, M.D. (2014)
National Center for Human Factors Engineering in Healthcare
MedStar Institute for Innovation
Washington DC 20010

Fargason, Crayton, M.D., M.B.A. (2015)
Chief Medical Officer
Children’s Hospital of Alabama
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Birmingham, AL 35223

Franklin, Patricia, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A. (2015)
Associate Professor, Director Clinical and Outcomes Research
Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA 01655

Graber, Mark, M.D. (2015)
Senior Fellow
Healthcare Quality and Outcomes
RTI International
St James, NY 11780

Jones, Katherine, M.S.N., Ph.D. (2015)
Adjunct Professor
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Case Western Reserve University
Emerald Isle, NC 28594

Lee, Grace, M.D., M.P.H. (2014)
Associate Professor of Population Medicine & Pediatrics
Department of Population Medicine
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02215

Malouin, Rebecca, Ph.D., M.P.H. (2015)
Director, Primary Care Research and Evaluation Program
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Department of Pediatrics and Human Development
College of Human Medicine
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan 48824

Murray, David, M.D. (2014)
Department of Anesthesiology
Washington University School of Medicine
St Louis, MO. 63110

Ostrowsky, Belinda M.D., M.P.H. (2015)
Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Division of Infectious diseases
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY 10467

Patterson, Mary, M.D., Ed.D.  (2014)
Medical Director
Simulation Center for Safety and Reliability
Akron Children's Hospital
Akron, OH 44308

Raab, Stephen, M.D.  (2014)
Professor of Pathology
Department of Pathology
University of Washington
School of Medicine
Seattle, WA 98195-6100

Shanley, Charles, M.D. (2014)
Professor of Surgery
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Royal Oak, MI 48073-6769

Sierzenski, Paul R., M.D. (2014)
Director, Emergency, Trauma and Critical Care Ultrasound
Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
Senior Research Faculty
Department of Emergency Medicine
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, DE 19899

Xiao, Yan, Ph.D. (2014)
Director of Patient Safety Research
Office of Patient Safety
Baylor Health Care System
Dallas, TX 75206

Ad Hoc Reviewers

Dezii, Christopher, R.N., M.B.A. 
Director, Healthcare Quality & Performance Measures
US Medical
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

Evans, Charlesnika, Ph.D., M.P.H.
(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

Fahs, Marianne, M.P.H., Ph.D.
School of Public Health at Hunter College
City University of New York
New York, NY 10035

France, Daniel, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Research Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN 37212

Kelen, Gabor, M.D. 
Professor and Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland  21287

Levy, Ronald, M.D.
Professor and Marie Hall Scholar
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas 77555

Williams, Mallory, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief of the Division of Acute Care Surgery
University of Toledo Medical Center
Toledo, Ohio 43614

Scientific Review Officer:
Louden, Andrew, Ph.D.  
Scientific Review officer
Division of Scientific Review (DSR)
Office of Extramural Research, Education
And Priority Populations (OREP)
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHQR)
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-427-1183
Fax: 301-427-1562

Extramural Support Assistance:
McCall, KaChisa
Program Analyst
Division of Scientific Review
Office of Extramural Research, Education & Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
540 Gaither Road, Room 2012
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-427-1537
Fax: 301-427-1562

Page last reviewed March 2014
Internet Citation: Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement Research (HSQR) Study Sectio: February 26-27, 2014. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.