Appendix B

AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange

Scale Up & Spread Round Table

List of Participants

Sarah Ailey 
Rush University

Aman Bhandari 
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

Amy Berman 
John A. Hartford Foundation

Cindy Brach 
AHRQ

Deborah Carpenter 
Westat

Carolyn Clancy 
AHRQ

Judi Consalvo 
AHRQ

Linda Cummings 
National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems

David Dorr 
Oregon Health & Science University

Denise Dougherty 
AHRQ

Susan Edgman-Levitan
Massachusetts General Hospital

Ted Eytan
Permanente Federation (Kaiser)

Shannon Fair 
Westat

Corinne Renee Fantz 
Emory University Hospital

Kay Gallagher 
Westat

Lynne Garner 
Donaghue Foundation

Foster Gesten
New York State Department of Health

Thomas Graf 
Geisinger Health System

Michael Harrison 
AHRQ

Jane Hooker 
National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems

Russ Mardon 
Westat

Kenneth McConnochie 
University of Rochester Medical Center

Susan Mende 
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Laura Milcetich 
Westat

Brian Mittman** 
VA Center for Implementation Practice and Research Support

Janell Moerer 
Via Christi Health

Victor Montori
Mayo Clinic Rochester

Roulla Drego Nau 
George Washington University

Veronica Nieva**‡ 
Westat

Mary Nix† 
AHRQ

Wynne Norton 
University of Alabama in Birmingham

Tracy Novak 
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Lois Olinger 
Westat

Greg Pawlson
National Committee for Quality Assurance

Jennifer Pancholi 
Westat

Giulianna Peri 
MX.com by Medimetrix Solutions Exchange

Paul Plsek** 
Paul E. Plsek & Associates, Inc.

Deborah Posner 
Westat

Rick Rader** 
Morton J. Kent Habilitation Center

Jeneanne Rae
Peer Insight, LLC

Sharon Schindler Rising 
Centering Healthcare Institute, Inc.

Anthony Bernard Roberson 
Georgia Health Sciences University - MCG Health, Inc.

Marie Schall 
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Shay 
University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing Steve Shields* Action Pact Development, LLC

Joseph Skelton 
Brenner Children’s Hospital, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Joann Sorra 
Westat

Lisa Suennen 
Psilos Group

Elaine Swift 
Westat

David Tanner
David Tanner & Associates, Inc.

Linda Wick 
Essentia Health System

Adam Zavadil 
Alliance of Community Health Plans

*Expert Panel Member 
** Editorial Board Member
†Innovations Exchange Project Officer 
‡Innovations Exchange Editor-in-Chief

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