The Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN) is led by the HCSRN Governing Board.  The all-volunteer Board operates as a democratic constituency, guided by a set of agreed upon bylaws.

Together, these visionary leaders are helping shape the future of the HCSRN and health systems-based research.  



Five Board officers make up the HCSRN's Executive Committee. 

  • Bob Greenlee, PhD (Chair, 2021-2022)
  • Michael Horberg, MD, MAS (Chair-Elect, 2023-2024)
  • Tina Davis, PhD, MPH (Secretary, 2021-2023)
  • Leslie Hinyard, PhD, MSW (Treasurer, 2021-2023)
  • Immediate Past Chair is currently vacant



  • Denise B. Angst, PhD, RN
    Vice President, Academic Research and Strategic Partnerships
    Advocate Aurora 
  • Alan Bauck, MBA
    Director, Research Data and Analytics Center Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
    Kaiser Permanente Northwest | Hawaii
  • Gabriel Chodick, PhD
    Maccabi Institute for Health Services Research  
    Maccabi Healthcare Services
  • Tina Davis, PhD
    Executive Director, Center for Research and Evaluation
    Kaiser Permanente Georgia 
  • Alison Galbraith, MD, MPH
    Professor, Harvard Univ School of Medicine, Dept of Population Medicine
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care 
  • Robert T. Greenlee, PhD, MPH
    Research Scientist, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation  
    Marshfield Clinic Health System
  • Leslie Hinyard, PhD, MSW
    Director, St. Louis University AHEAD Institute
    St. Loius University / SSM Health
  • Stacey Honda, MD, PhD
    Medical Director, Center for Integrated Healthcare Research 
    Kaiser Permanente Hawaii
  • Michael A. Horberg, MD, MAS
    Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Research Institute 
    Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
  • J.B. Jones, PhD, MBA
    Principal Investigator, Sutter Health Center for Health Systems Research
    Sutter Health
  • Lois E. Lamerato, PhD
    Senior Epidemiologist, Henry Ford Health System Research 
    Henry Ford Health System | Health Alliance Plan
  • Rita Mangione-Smith, MD, MPH
    Executive Director, KP Washington Health Research Institute 
    Kaiser Permanente Washington
  • Kathleen Mazor, EdD
    Interim Division Chief of Health Systems Science, UMass Chan Medical School
    Division of Health Systems Science
  • Kristi Reynolds, PhD, MPH
    Assistant Director for Epidemiology, Department of Research & Evaluation 
    Kaiser Permanente Southern California
  • Rebecca C. Rossom, MD, MS
    Senior Investigator, Research, HealthPartners Institute  
  • Katherine Sanchez, PhD, LCSW
    Research Investigator 2, Center for Applied Health Research   
    Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Julie A. Schmittdiel, PhD, MA
    Associate Director for Health Care Delivery and Policy, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
    Professor, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine Department of Health System Sciences
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California
  • Claudia Steiner, MD, MPH
    Executive Director, Institute for Health Research
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado
  • Stephen C. Waring, DVM, PhD
    Senior Research Scientist, Essentia Institute of Rural Health 
    Essentia Health
  • Eric Wright, PharmD, MPH
    Professor and Director, Center for Pharmacy Innovation and Outcomes


Asset Stewardship Committee

Conference Planning Committee

COVID-19 Community of Practice (in partnership with AcademyHealth)

COVID-19 Task Force

Executive Committee

Governing Board

IRB Working Group

Learning Health Systems Scientific Interest Group

Virtual Data Warehouse (VDW) Implementation Group