Christie M. Bartels, MD MS

Dr. Christie Bartels is a health services researcher and rheumatologist at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Bartels’ research focuses on improving cardiovascular and population health of patients with rheumatologic and other specialty conditions and improving specialty and primary care collaboration. Her BP and Quit Connect interventions are ongoing in two health systems and have been featured by Wisconsin and Colorado statewide collaboratives.  Bartels’ research has been funded by NIH-NIAMS, American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Research Education Fund, Rheumatology Research Foundation, among others and has resulted in 50 peer reviewed publications. Dr. Bartels co-chairs the Measures and Measurement category for the ACR annual meetings, and serves on the ACR’s Health IT and Quality Measures committees.

Edmond Ramly, PhD

Dr. Edmond Ramly is Assistant Professor in Health Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Family Medicine and Community. His research advances translation of evidence to practice to improve primary care and population health, focusing on connecting of primary care as the medical home with the medical neighborhood including specialty clinics and community health settings. In addition to his role in intervention design, implementation, and work system redesign for BP and Quit Connect, Dr. Ramly conducts similar research in assisted living and nursing homes. Blending implementation science, human factors, and health informatics, his work seeks to balance standardization and adaptation to local context. Dr. Ramly chairs the Macroergonomics program of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and has co-authored a federal report on the intersection of industrial and systems engineering and health care.

Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN, School of Nursing

Heather M. Johnson, MD MS, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division

Diane Lauver, PhD, RN, FNP, FAAN, School of Nursing

Patrick McBride, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, and Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Danny Panyard, BS, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Population Health Sciences

Kristin, Steffen Lewicki, MD, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine Division

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