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, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL 32209


Ahn, Chul, PhD
Professor, Clinical Sciences
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390-9066

Alexander, Gregory L, PhD
Associate Professor 
Sinclair School of Nursing 
University of Missouri 
Columbia MO 65211 

Birnbach, David, MD, MPH
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs 
University of Miami Medical Center
Miami, FL 33136

Bolin, Jane, J.D., PhD
Associate Professor and Director
Department of Health Policy and Administration
School of Rural Public Health
Texas A&M Health Science Center
College Station, TX 77843

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

Chen, Hua, PhD, MD*
Department of Clinical and Admin Sciences
College of Pharmacy
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77030

Chou, Ann F., PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Health Administration and Policy
College of Public Health
University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Dalton, Jo Ann, MSN., Ed.D. 
Professor Emeritus
School of Nursing
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia  30318

Cimino, Linda M, EDD*
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Health Sciences Center
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Dalton, Jo Ann, MSN, EDD*
Professor Emeritus
School of Nursing
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30318

Davis, Richard, MD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC  27599

Evans, Charlesnika T., PhD
Research Health Scientist
Edwards Hines Jr. VA Hospital
Assoc Professor, Preventive Medicine-Epidemiology
Northwestern University
Hines, IL 60141

Fargason, Crayton, MD, M.BA
Chief Medical Officer
Children’s Hospital of Alabama
Professor of Pediatrics
School of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35223

France, Daniel Joseph, PhD*
Research Associate Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology and Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN 37212

Franklin, Patricia, MD, MPH, M.BA
Associate Professor
Department of Orthopedics
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA 01655

Jones, Katherine R, PhD
Sarah Cole Hirsch Professor
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Case Western Reserve University
Emerald Isle, NC 28594

Kuo, Grace M, Ph.MD, PhD
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California, San Diego
LA Jolla, CA 92093-0748

Lee, Todd A., PhD*
Associate Professor
Depts of Pharmacy and Practice and Pharmacy Admin
Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research
College of Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL 60612

Lee, Grace, M, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Population Medicine
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
Harvard Medican School
Boston, MA 02215

Malouin, Rebecca, PhD
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 J, MD*
Department of Anesthesiology
Washington University School of Medicine
St Louis, MO. 63110

Ostrowsky, Belinda MD
Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Division of Infectious diseases
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY 10467

Patterson, Emily S., PhD*
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
School of Allied Medical Professions
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH 43210

Patterson, Mary D, MD
Medical Director
Simulation Center for Safety and Reliability
Akron Children's Hospital
Akron, OH 44308

Raab, Stephen, MD  
Professor of Pathology
Department of Pathology
University of Washington
School of Medicine
Seattle, WA 98195-6100

Shang, Jingjing, Ph.D, BSN*
Columbia University
School of Nursing
New York, NY 10032

Sultana, Carmen J, MD*
Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill Cornell Medical College at New York Prebyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital
New York, NY 10038

Vaughan Sarrazin, Mary Susan, PhD*
Associate Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Iowa City, IA 52242

Wessell, Andrea M., PhDD
Research Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC 29425

Williams, Mallory Facs, MD*
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery
University of Toledo Medical Center
Toledo, OH 43614-2598

Xiao, Yan, PhD 
Director of Patient Safety Research
Office of Patient Safety
Baylor Health Care System
Dallas, TX 75206

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)
Rockville, MD 20850

Extramural Support Assistance

Hammond, Teresa
Program Analyst
Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road, Room 2008
Rockville, MD 20850

*Temporary Member. For grant applications, temporary members may participate in the entire meeting or may review only selected applications as needed.

Consultants are required to absent themselves from the room during the review of any application if their presence would constitute or appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

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