Technical Experts

Allen Fremont, MDAllen Fremont
Physician Policy Researcher; Director, RAND Q-DART Project




Robert Kaplan, PhDBob Kaplan
Founding Co-Principle Investigator, Right Care Initiative;
Associate Director for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research;
National Institutes of Health;
Chief Science Officer, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality


Neal Kohatsu,neal_kohatsu MD, MPH
Retired Chief Medical Officer, Medi-Cal




Arnold Milstein, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford  University




John ØvretveitJohn Øvretveit
Director of Research and Professor of health care improvement implementation and evaluation, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden



Carol Peden, MBChB, MD, MPHCarol Peden
UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative;
Executive Director, USC Center for Health System Innovation, Keck School of Medicine, USC




Jerry Penso, MD, MBAJerry Penso
University Best Practices Co-Founder;
Chief Medical and Quality Officer, American Medical Group Association




Hector Rodriguez, PhD, MPHHector Rodriguez
Henry J. Kaiser Endowed Chair in Organized Health Systems;
Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management
Chair, PhD Program in Health Policy;
Co-Director, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research (CHOIR)


Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MBA, MPH
Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management;
Director, Center for Heatlhcare Organizational and Innovation Research (CHOIR);
Dean Emeritus, School of Public Health;
Professor of Organization Behavior, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley



Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD, FNLA, FACCKarol E. Watson
UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative;
Co-Director, UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology; Director, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Health Program;
Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiology, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA



Last Updated: 9.4.18