WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 8, 2021)—Today, National Minority Quality Forum’s (NMQF’s) Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity (SHC) announced that Kristen Stevens Hobbs, MPH, has joined as its Senior Project Manager for Quality Improvement and Equity.
In her role, Hobbs will champion the advancement of health equity and will implement epidemiologic principles for the design, implementation, and management of evidence-based public health interventions.
Dr. Laura Lee Hall, Ph.D., President of Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity said she is thrilled to have Hobbs on her team.
“Kristen is a world-class public health expert and epidemiologist who brings a passion not only for data but for translating that data into health equity through quality improvement, education, and public health programming.”
Hobbs is a senior-level public health professional with experience in epidemiology, partnership development and public health program evaluation, development and execution. Prior to joining NMQF/SHC, she worked as Senior Manager of the African American Health Equity Initiative at Susan G. Komen Headquarters.
Hobbs said she is elated to join the organizaton.
“The team does excellent work, and I am honored to bring the convergence of my experiences and expertise to advance the NMQF/SHC mission and vision.”
Kristen earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry from Texas Woman’s University and her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from Saint Louis University.
Kelly Ann Collins
About National Minority Quality Forum’s Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity
The National Minority Quality Forum’s Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity provides clinical teams and community leaders education, training and support in: (1) Identifying gaps in health care and outcomes for all disease conditions, and (2) Implementing evidence-based quality improvement education and community- and patient-engagement. SHC focuses on primary care in underserved and vulnerable communities, including people of color, rural populations, older adults, children, people with disabilities, and people with limited financial means, health literacy, and other social risks, identified through NMQF’s state-of-the-art health geographic information system. Applying the rapid cycle improvement and collective impact model, SHC promotes patient-centered, team-based care that respects the clinicians, patients, and caregivers in achieving high quality and equitable health outcomes.