Our team coordinates and facilitates logistics of PA PQC initaitives, collaborative learning, and quality improvement support in cooperation with its leadership team, patients and families, and advisory groups.
Lisa acts as the data manager and maintains the PA PQC database and interprets the data into meaningful reports and visual dashboards to inform the work of both the internal PA PQC team as well as the Healthcare Teams.
Kristen Brenneman, MSN, RN
Kristen coaches 27 PA PQC Healthcare Teams through their quality improvement work and brings expertise from her previous work as a neonatal nurse to the PA PQC.
Jennifer Condel, SCT(ASCP)MT
Jennifer provides guidance to the PA PQC coaches on coaching and quality improvement methods and serves as a coach for 8 birth hospitals.
James Cook, MD
Dr. Cook co-chairs the PA PQC Advisory Group and serves as the Medical Director for the Northeastern PA PQC.
Robert Ferguson, MPH
Robert directs and facilitates the PA PQC on behalf of and in partnership with its stakeholders.
Aasta Mehta, MD, MPP
Dr. Mehta co-chairs the PA PQC Advisory Group and consults on birth hospital recruitment, engagement, and awareness.
Karena Moran, PhD
Dr. Moran coaches 15 birth hospitals in Northeastern PA and manages the Northeastern PA PQC.
Sara Nelis, BS, RN
Sara manages the PA PQC and is responsible for maintaining project plans, coordinating project teams and activities, working with funders, grantees and contractors, and handling reports to funders.
Maureen Saxon-Gioia, MSHSA, BSN, RN
Maureen serves as a quality improvement coach to PA PQC Healthcare Teams and brings many years of expertise from her former career as a point-of-care nurse in both high-risk labor and delivery as well as neuro intensive care.
Pauline Taylor, CQIA
Pauline coaches 19 birth hospitals and manages the CEU accreditation process.