Who We Are

Megan Morris, PhD, MPH
Director, Qualitative & Mixed Methods Research CoreMegan Morris

Dr. Morris is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the School of Medicine. She earned her BS in Communication Disorders from Boston University, a MS in Speech-Language Pathology, a MPH with a Health Policy and Systems Concentration, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Health Services Research at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Dr. Morris serves as a qualitative and mixed methods expert on multiple health services research studies. She has worked across a multitude of clinical areas and is particularly interested in employing qualitative methodologies and methods to engage key stakeholders in identifying and addressing disparities in care experienced by vulnerable populations. In her own research, she aims to identify and address provider- and organization-level factors that contribute to healthcare disparities experienced by patients with disabilities. She is the founder and director of the national Learning ColloaborativE to Address Disability Equity in HealthcaRe (LEADERs).

Contact Info: megan.a.morris@cuanschutz.edu​

Brooke Holliman

Brooke Dorsey Holliman, PhD
Qualitative and Mixed Methods Core - Educational Lead 
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Dr. Brooke Dorsey Holliman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine in the School of Medicine. She specializes in the use of qualitative and mixed methods in health services research, and is skilled at health policy and program evaluation. Dr. Dorsey Holliman’s research focuses on health disparities and inequalities due to socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and social and structural factors. Prior to joining the University of Colorado, she was the founding Director of the Qualitative Core for the Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center at the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center. Dr. Dorsey Holliman earned her B.A. in Psychology from North Carolina Central University, a M.A. in Forensic Psychology from the University of Denver, and a Ph.D. in Health and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Colorado Denver.

Contact Info: brooke.dorseyholliman@cuanschutz.edu

Juliana G. Barnard, MA
Lead AnalystJuliana Barnard

Ms. Barnard is an Instructor in General Academic Pediatrics.  She earned her Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Oklahoma in 1994.  Ms. Barnard has 20+ years of experience conducting qualitative and mixed methods research in environmental and occupational health sciences (at National Jewish Health) and in health services research (at CU Anschutz).  She has extensive experience with conducting qualitative studies and analyzing qualitative data.  She has several years of experience teaching qualitative research methods and analytic techniques to both clinician scientists and master-level research assistants.

Contact Info: juliana.barnard@cuanschutz.edu​


The Qualitative & Mixed Methods Research Core is supported by several qualitative research assistants that​ are MA/MS trained. They have experience with many different qualitative data collection methods.