Who We Are

P. Michael Ho, MD, PhD

LHS Co-director

Dr. Ho is Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado and cardiologist at the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center. He was an HSR&D Career Development Awardee (CDA) and has been an active investigator within the Denver HSR&D COIN Center since 2004.

His research has focused on medication adherence and interventions to improve medication adherence. More recently, his research has focused on value in healthcare and creating learning health systems to improve the value of health care delivered to patients. He leads the VA Collaborative Evaluation (VACE) team which is focused on conducting collaborative program evaluations with VA clinical and operational partners. These evaluation findings have led to policy changes and clinical program improvement within VA. He serves in several leadership positions on national cardiology organizations for the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology.

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Katy Trinkley, PharmD, PhD

LHS Co-director

Katy Trinkley is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado. She graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy from Purdue University and PhD in health information technology from the University of Colorado. She completed residency and a research fellowship at the Ohio State University and was a NHLBI K12 Implementation Science Scholar at the University of Colorado. She is a primary care clinical pharmacist and clinical informaticist at UCHealth. Dr. Trinkley’s research focus is on advancing the visionary goals of learning health systems and leveraging data and implementation science to create innovative health information technologies to optimize safe and effective medication use. Much of her research focuses on clinical decision support tools within the electronic health record to optimize therapies for chronic cardiovascular disease.

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