Our Sites

Cleveland

Faculty at our VAQS site are sought after for experience in Quality Improvement (QI), education experts in QI, Implementation science – de-implementation, Interdisciplinary education, operations-related projects, and experience with quality and safety education for nurses –QSEN.

Fellows come to our VAQS site to gain an expertise in QI expertise, interdisciplinary education, operations-related projects, Implementation science and leadership.

Our program site is known for strong interdisciplinary teams and information technology.

Senior Faculty Scholars

Faculty Scholars

Third Year Fellows

Lisa Brannack, DNP, FNP-BC, AGPCNP-BC, JD, MPH, MADR

Second Year Fellows

Victoria Wu, MD

Elizabeth (Beth) Edmiston, PhD, RN, CCRN

Megha Kalsy, PhD, MS

Jessica Mccullough, MSN, APRN, PMHNP, FNP

First Year Fellows

Emily Tsivitse, PhD-c, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC

Mary Ann Lawlor, PhD, M.A.Ed., RN, BSN

Melissa Klein, MD, MPH

Alumni

2021

  • Kathy Meyers, PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
  • Tony Vehovec, PhD, RN

2020

  • Christine Horvat Davey, PhD, BSPS, RN
  • Dawn Linn, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
  • Lance Vernon, DMD, MP
  • Sarah Miano, PhD, RN

2019

  • Barbara Messinger-Rapport, MD, PhD, FACP
  • Erica Stovsky, MD, MPH
  • Izabela Kazana, DNP, APN, AGPCNP-BC, CCRN

2018

  • Jason Tuckerman, MD
  • Julie Schexnayder, DNP, MPH, CNP-BC, AACRN
  • Michelle Slater, DNP, RN, CNOR
  • Sandy Chang, MD, MHS
  • Shanina Knighton, MD

2017

  • Aniko Kukla, MD

2016

  • Ellen Luebbers Weaver, MD
  • Marilyn Swanson, DNP, FNP-C

2015

  • Kari Gali, MSN, RN PNP

2014

  • Susan Phillips, DNP, PMHCNS, BC

2013

  • Anita Misra-Hebert, MD, FAC
  • Caitlin Brennan, RN, PhD
  • Danielle Olds, RN, PhD
  • Kimberly Johnson, RN, PhD
  • Robert Patrick, MD, MBA

2011

  • Donald Dumford, MD
  • Lisa Henry, MD
  • Mekeshia Bates, DNP, MPH, RN

2010

  • Mamta Singh, MD, MS

2009

  • Ileana Pina, MD
  • Roslyn Yomtovian, MD

2008

  • Susan Kirsh, MD

2006

  • Elaine Thallner, MD

2005

  • Andrew Garlisi, MD, MPH
  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Kern, MD, MS

2004

  • Christopher Hebert, MD
  • Richard Pine, MD

2003

  • Amy Schechter, MD, MS
  • Leo Bennett, MD, MPH

2001

  • Lee Slavin, MD
  • Mark Best, MD, MPH