• Meet the Faculty

    The James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence at Cincinnati Children's promotes, facilitates and supports a wide range of initiatives to improve the delivery of pediatric healthcare.

  • A photo of Uma Kotagal.

    Uma R. Kotagal, MBBS, MSc Senior Vice President, Quality, Safety and Transformation 513-636-0178

    A photo of Evaline Alessandrini.

    Evaline A. Alessandrini, MD, MSCE Director, Quality Scholars Program 513-803-2046

    A photo of Jeffrey Anderson.
    A photo of Julia Anixt.

    Julia S. Anixt, MD Pediatrician, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 513-636-4611

    A photo of Patrick Brady.

    Patrick W. Brady, MD, MSc Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine 513-636-0409

    A photo of William Brinkman.

    William B. Brinkman, MD, MEd, MSc Director of Research Section, Division of General and Community Pediatrics

    A photo of Maria Britto.

    Maria T. Britto, MD, MPH Interim Division Director, Adolescent and Transition Medicine 513-636-8587

    A photo of Adam Carle.
    A photo of Nancy Daraiseh.
    A photo of Edward Donovan, MD.

    Edward F. Donovan, MD Director, Child Policy Research Center 513-636-0182

    A photo of Linda Goldenhar.
    A photo of Samuel Hanke.

    Samuel P. Hanke, MD Quality Scholar in Healthcare Transformation, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence 513-803-4574

    A photo of David Hartley.
    A photo of Dr. David Hooper.

    David K. Hooper, MD, MS Pediatric Nephrologist, Division of Nephrology 513-636-4531

    A photo of Srikant Iyer.

    Srikant B. Iyer, MD, MPH Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine 513-636-4421

    A photo of Robert S. Kahn.

    Robert S. Kahn, MD, MPH Associate Director, Division of General and Community Pediatrics 513-636-4369

    A photo of Heather C. Kaplan.

    Heather C. Kaplan, MD, MSCE Attending Neonatologist, Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology 513-803-0478

    A photo of Jennifer Lail.

    Jennifer L. Lail, MD Assistant Vice President, Chronic Care Systems, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence 513-803-3786

    A photo of Carole Lannon.

    Carole Lannon, MD, MPH Director, Learning Networks 513-803-2783

    A photo of Peter Margolis.

    Peter A. Margolis, MD, PhD Co-Director, Center for Health Care Quality 513-803-5015

    A photo of Monica Mitchell.

    Monica Mitchell, PhD Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology 513-636-4336

    A photo of Esi Morgan DeWitt.
    A photo of Stephen Muething, MD.

    Stephen E. Muething, MD Vice President for Safety, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence 513-636-2068

    A photo of Kieran Phelan, MD.
    A photo of Frederick Ryckman, MD.

    Frederick C. Ryckman, MD Professor of Surgery / Transplantation 513-636-4371

    A photo of Michael Seid.

    Michael Seid, PhD Director, Health Outcomes and Quality Care Research, Pulmonary Medicine and James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence 513-803-0083

    A photo of Jeffrey Simmons.

    Jeffrey M. Simmons, MD Associate Director of Clinical Operations and Quality, Division of Hospital Medicine 513-636-6601

    A photo of Heather Tubbs Cooley.

    Heather L. Tubbs Cooley, PhD, RN Nurse Scientist, Center for Professional Excellence 513-803-5403

    A photo of Kathleen Walsh.

    Kathleen E. Walsh, MD, MSc Director of Patient Safety Research, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence 513-803-4588


    Denise L. White, PhD, MBA Efficiency/Productivity Consultant, Quality and Transformation Analytics, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence 513-636-7203