Lisa Rubenstein, MD, MSPH

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.