Lisa Rubenstein, MD, MSPH

Lisa Rubenstein 1
Senior Faculty Scholar

Lisa Rubenstein is the Director of the VA Quality Scholars Program at Greater Los Angeles, Director of the VA QUERI Center for Implementation Practice & Research Support, Professor of Medicine and Public Health at VA Greater Los Angeles and UCLA, and a Senior Natural Scientist at RAND.  She founded and directed, between 1994 and 2012, the VA HSR&D Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior (now Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy), and remains its Associate Director and primary care core focused area lead.  She is an internationally recognized expert in development and application of evidence-based quality improvement approaches to implementing and spreading new care models, especially in primary care and primary care-mental health integration.