Wouter Vermeer, PhD

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Wouter Vermeer is a research assistant professor at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. He is affiliated with CE-PIM, the Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology, NICO, the Northwestern Institute of Complex Systems, and the CCL, Center for Connected Learning and Computer-Based Modeling. He is a…

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Kim Johnson, PhD

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Kimberly A. Johnson, PhD, is a research associate professor in the Department of Mental Health Law and Policy at the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences at the University of South Florida. She is also the immediate past executive director of the International Consortium of…

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Erika Crable, PhD, MPH

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Erika Crable, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor at the University of California San Diego, with expertise in health policy, health services research, and implementation science. Her research focuses on improving the use of evidence in policy making and testing dissemination and implementation strategies to promote access to evidence-based substance use treatment for safety-net and…

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Kathryn McCollister, PhD

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Dr. McCollister is a Professor and Health Economist in the Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She is also the Director of the Division of Health Services Research and Policy in the DPHS. Dr. McCollister’s primary research focuses on economic evaluation (cost-effectiveness and benefit-cost analyses) of…

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Beth McGinty, PhD

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Dr. Beth McGinty studies how health policies affect vulnerable populations with complex health and social needs, including people experiencing mental illness, substance use disorder, chronic pain, and others.  Her work is characterized by integrating approaches from the fields of public policy, health economics, and implementation science to understand how policies affect population health. Dr. McGinty’s…

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Todd Wagner, PhD

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Dr. Wagner is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at Stanford University and Director of the Health Economics Resource Center at the Palo Alto VA. He has worked for 24 years in health care delivery systems where economics and clinical care intersect, focusing his research on questions about costs, efficiency, and access. He is…

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Shannon Wiltsey-Stirman, PhD

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Shannon Wiltsey-Stirman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. After an internship at the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, she returned to Philadelphia for postdoctoral training, where she received an NIMH-funded K99/R00 award to study implementation and sustainability…

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Alex Sox-Harris, PhD

Alex Sox-Harris is a leader in several domains of health services research, including quality measurement, pragmatic rigorous evaluation, predictive modeling, and improvement science (implementation and de-implementation). As a VA Research Career Scientist and Professor in the Stanford Department of Surgery, he has published over 250 scientific papers, has over 15 years of continuous federal research…

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Byron Powell, PhD

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Byron Powell is an Associate Professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. He is Co-Director of the Brown School’s Center for Mental Health Services Research and Associate Director of the Institute for Public Health’s Center for Dissemination & Implementation, for which he leads the Methods & Metascience Initiative. He aims to…

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Brian Mittman, PhD

Brian S. Mittman, PhD, is a Research Scientist at the Kaiser Permanente Department of Research and Evaluation, Division of Health Services Research and Implementation Science. He co-leads the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Implementation and Improvement Science Initiative, and has additional affiliations with the US Department of Veterans Affairs and RAND Health Program. His…

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