Amy Kilbourne, Ph.D., M.P.H., Named QUERI Director
Dr. Kilbourne was named Director of VA HSR&D's Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI). She is a national expert in implementation science, partnered research, and translation of clinical quality improvement intervention findings into actionable policy. She has been widely recognized for her research in multisite implementation intervention trials, development of large outcomes databases to improve person-centered care, and integrated physical and mental health care strategies. Dr. Kilbourne brings to QUERI extensive knowledge of VA operations through her previous national roles as Associate Director of the Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, and as Director of the VA Homelessness Health Services Research Initiative, in partnership with the National Center on Veteran Homelessness.