SNAC Member: Jaime Zimmerman, M.P.H., PMP
Senior Program Advisor
Designated Management Official, National Advisory Council
Office of the Director
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Jaime Zimmerman, M.P.H., PMP, serves as a senior program advisor in the Office of the Director at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). In this role, Ms. Zimmerman provides guidance to the AHRQ director and leads special projects, including strategic educational outreach initiatives to key stakeholders. Ms. Zimmerman leads AHRQ's research summits and other roundtable discussions on topics including diagnostic safety, primary care, and health equity. Ms. Zimmerman serves as the designated management official for the AHRQ National Advisory Council. This includes leadership of its subcommittees, including one focused on AHRQ's role in quality measurement. Ms. Zimmerman serves as AHRQ's co-lead in telehealth, aligning agency efforts in telehealth to improve safety, quality, equity, and access for all Americans. Ms. Zimmerman serves as the contracting officer representative on various projects, one of which was a research study focused on the future of Health Services Research and Primary Care Research across the federal enterprise. Prior to AHRQ, she served as director of a large National Institutes of Health-funded clinical research trial at Mount Sinai Medical Center and as a consultant to New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She received her M.P.H. from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Brandeis University. Ms. Zimmerman earned her Project Management Professional certification in 2013.