Executive Team

Nakela L. Cook, MD, MPH

  • Executive Director

Harold (Harv) I. Feldman, MD, MSCE, MSEd

  • Deputy Executive Director for Patient-Centered Research Programs

Laura Lyman Rodriguez, PhD

  • Deputy Executive Director for Strategy and Planning

Brian Trent, MPA

  • Deputy Executive Director for Operations

Division Chiefs

Carolyn Best, PhD

  • Program Operations Chief

Erin Holve, PhD, MPH, MPP

  • Chief Research Infrastructure Officer

Greg Martin

  • Acting Chief Engagement and Dissemination Officer

Annemieke Martinez, MBA

  • Chief Financial Officer

Sri Mishra, MBA

  • Chief Information Officer

Tracy Yu-Ping Wang, MD, MHS, MSc

  • Chief, Comparative Clinical Effectiveness Research

Senior Staff

Holly Bunton, MBA
Director, Office of the Executive Director

Kristin L. Carman, PhD, MA
Director, Public and Patient Engagement

Steve Clauser, PhD, MPA
Program Director, Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research

Jim Convery, MBA
Director, IT Core Foundational Services and Solutions

Nijsje (Denise) Dorman, PhD
Director, Office of the Deputy Executive Director for Programs

Laura Forsythe, PhD, MPH
Program Director, Evaluation and Analysis

Christian Garcia
Director, Data and Technology Infrastructure and Solutions

Craig Giroux, PhD
Director, Merit Review

Adrian Hanes, CCP, CBP, GRP
Director, Centers of Resources and Expertise

James Hawkins
Director, Administrative Services

Jason Holloway, MBA
Director, Procurement

Karen Martin, MIA
Director, Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award Program

Lindsay Nash, MPA
Director, Office of the Deputy Executive Director for Operations

Tasha Parker
Director, Communications

Lora Reineck, MD, MS
Program Director, Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science

Dawn P. Richardson, JD, MA
Director, Contract Management

Uzma Sher-Yousaf
Director, People Strategy & Services

Joanna Siegel, SM, ScD
Director, Dissemination and Implementation

Harold (Hal) Sox, MD
Program Director, Peer Review

Liz Westbrook, JD
Director, Public Policy and Government Relations

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Posted: May 15, 2023

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