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
Gopal Khanna, M.B.A., Director
Phone: (301) 427-1200
Fax: (301) 427-1210

Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement
Arlene Bierman, M.D., M.S., Director
Phone: (301) 427-1500
Fax: (301) 427-1596

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

Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
P. Jeffrey Brady, M.D., M.P.H., 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, M.D., Director
Phone: (301) 427-1449
Fax: (301) 427-1562

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

Page last reviewed September 2019
Page originally created August 2012
Internet Citation: Centers and Offices. Content last reviewed September 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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