Staff Directory


Leadership

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Perry Dickinson, MD

Director, Practice Innovation Program

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Kyle Knierim, MD

Associate Professor
Associate Director of Practice Transformation

Sean Oser

Sean M. Oser, MD, MPH 

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Associate Director, Practice Innovation Program
Associate Director, Primary Care Diabetes Lab

    

Stephanie Kirchner

Stephanie Kirchner, MSPH, RD

Instructor, Department of Family Medicine
Practice Transformation Program Manager

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Allyson Gottsman

Colorado Health Extension System Program Manager

The Practice Innovation Team


 

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Mollie Bailey

Title: Business Services Senior Professional
Email: Mollie.Bailey@cuanschutz.edu
Role: Staff and project support in the Department of Family Medicine and direct support to the Director of Practice Innovation.

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Andrew Bienstock, MHA

Title: Health Care Program Director
Email: Andrew.Bienstock@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: Evidence Now Unhealthy Alcohol Use project, Six Building Blocks, Innovation Support Program, and the RoMoNOH project
Role: PIPCO Clinical Health Information Technology Advisor Program Manager

Natalie Buys

Natalie Buys

Title: Grants and Contracts Manager
Email: Natalie.Buys@cuanschutz.edu
Role: Project financial management and contracting.

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Kristin Crispe, MPH

Title: Operations Manager
Email: Kristin.Crispe@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: ISP, 6BB, Opioid Management, ICWB
Role: Project Manager for several Practice Innovation Program initiatives and provides program-wide support for cross-initiative coordination.

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Kathy Cebuhar, MA

Title: Practice Innovation Health Care Implementation Lead
Email: Kathy.Cebuhar@cuanschutz.edu
Role: Practice facilitation and project implementation, coordinates Learning Community events and opportunities for Practice Transformation Organizations, Regional Health Connectors and practice partners

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Dionisia de la Cerda, MPA

Title: Data Manager and Associate Director Diversity & Health Equity - DFM
Email: Dionisiadelacerda@ucdenver.edu
Role: Manage the data for the Practice Innovation Program. Lead Equity initiatives for PIP, and co-direct the Department of Family Medicines Diversity and Health Equity program.

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Miriam Dickinson, PhD

Title: Practice Transformation Program Manager
Email:  Miriam.Dickinson@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: ENSW
Role:  Focus is research study integrity, randomization, IRB, data analysis, and liaison with national evaluation team.

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Doug Fernald, MA

Title: Evaluation, Qualitative Lead
Email: Doug.Fernald@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: ENSW
Role: Oversees qualitative portions of the ENSW protocol, co–leader of the Evaluation and Research Workgroup, works with practice facilitators to ensure data collection and feedback.

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Mark Gritz, PhD

Title: Director of Operations
Email: Mark.Gritz@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: ENSW, SIM
Role: Works with the PI, Project Manager, and other project leads to support timely execution, to meet deliverables and contribute to evaluation.

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Jennifer Halfacre

Title: CHITA/Practice Facilitator
Email: Jennifer.Halfacre@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: FAST, ISP
Role: Provides health IT support to the FAST and ISP programs.

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Tristen Hall, MPH

Title: Senior Professional Research Assistant
Email: Tristen.Hall@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: ENSW
Role: Provides qualitative research assistance to the evaluation of ENSW, including data collection, analysis, and writing.

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Bonnie Jortberg, PhD, RD

Title: e-Learning Team Lead
Email: Bonnie.Jortberg@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: ENSW, SIM
Role: e-Learning Program Director and co-author of the PCMH, ENSW, and SIM e-Learning modules. Dr. Jortberg’s work is focused on patient engagement and self-management support to advance primary care.

 
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Sarai Morales

Title: Research Assistant
Email: Sarai.Morales@ucdenver.edu
Initiative: FAST, ISP
Role: A Student Assistant IV verifies data and enters data into a computer database such as Redcap or spreadsheet application for subsequent analysis. Review, edit, and clarify data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information of FAST and ISP.

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Lauren Quintana, MS

Title: Research Services Senior Professional 
Email: Lauren.t.Quintana@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: Opioid Management
Role: Provides programmatic support for Opioid Management projects and other Practice Innovation Program initiatives.

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Ashley Sherrill, MS

Title: Senior Professional Research Assistant
Email: Ashley.Sherrill@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: ISP, FAST, Working Minds, Sleep Apnea
Role: Provides programmatic support, including data management and analysis across research projects associated with the Department of Family Medicine.

 
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Elizabeth Staton, MSTC

Title: Medical Writer
Email: Elizabeth.Staton@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: ENSW
Role: Writes and revises written documents for ENSW, advises on communication aspects for the project.

Heather Stocker

Heather Stocker, MA

Title: Project Manager
Email: Heather.Stocker@cuanschutz.edu
Initiative: Behavioral health and substance use disorder related projects including jail-based efforts, suicide risk and prevention, and crisis related initiatives
Role: Project Manager

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Robyn Wearner, RDN, MA, PMP

Title: CUeLearning Manager/Instructional Designer
Email: Robyn.Wearner@cuanschutz.edu
Role: An Instructional Designer and co-author of PCMH, ENSW and SIM e-Learning modules. Focused on patient engagement and self-management support to advance primary care.