Kimberly Bailey, MS, is a Senior Program Officer for the Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Sciences program at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
She previously served as a Program Officer in the Research Synthesis program within the Office of the Chief Science Officer. In that role, she led PCORI’s effort to scope an array of potential topics for new research, assisted with the development of targeted funding initiatives, and managed a portfolio of evidence synthesis projects. Bailey first joined PCORI in 2014 as an Engagement Officer, acting as a liaison between the Science and Engagement departments to ensure the meaningful engagement of patients and other stakeholders throughout the course of PCORI-funded projects. Subsequently, she served as a program officer in PCORI’s Clinical Effectiveness Research program.
Prior to joining PCORI, Bailey was research director and program director for health system improvement at Families USA, where she led the organization’s work on payment reform, delivery reform, and quality improvement, and provided quantitative and policy analysis on a range of healthcare issues.
Bailey earned a BA in planning, public policy, and management from the University of Oregon and an MS in health policy, planning, and financing from the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.