Brian S. Mittman, PhD, is a Research Scientist at the Kaiser Permanente Department of Research and Evaluation, Division of Health Services Research and Implementation Science. He co-leads the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Implementation and Improvement Science Initiative, and has additional affiliations with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (voluntary position) and RAND Health Program. Mittman chaired the planning committee that launched the journal Implementation Science, and is currently co-editor in chief emeritus. He was a founding member of the Institute of Medicine Forum on the Science of Health Care Quality Improvement and Implementation, and past chair of the NIH Special Emphasis Panel on Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health. He serves on the Association of American Medical Colleges Advisory Panel on Research, and on additional advisory committees for research programs, projects, and training institutes in the US and internationally.

Mittman received a BSE (engineering) from Princeton University, MA in Sociology from Stanford University and a PhD in organizational behavior and management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Conflicts of Interest

As of March 8, 2021

Financial or Business Associations:

  • Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Employer
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Employer
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Employer
  • NIH National Cancer Institute, Consultant
  • UCLA School of Medicine, Consultant
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Consultant
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Consultant
  • Department of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto, Consultant
  • University of California Irvine, Consultant
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation, Consultant
  • Duke University, Advisory Board member (Compensated Position)
  • King’s College London, Consultant
  • Brown University, Consultant
  • Baptist Memorial Health Care, Consultant
  • University of Colorado Denver, Advisory Board member (Compensated Position)
  • Geisinger Center for Health Research, Advisory Board member (Compensated Position)
  • University of Maryland Baltimore, Advisory Board member (Compensated Position)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Consultant

Personal Associations:

  • American Association of Medical Colleges, Advisory Council Member (Non-compensated position)
  • St. Michael’s Hospital/University of Toronto, Advisory Council Member (Non-compensated position)
  • AcademyHealth, Advisory Council Member (Non-compensated position)
  • National Institutes of Health-National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Advisory Board member


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