CACHE Team (Public Health Institute)
Kevin Barnett, DrPH, MPH
Co-Principal Investigator, Public Health Institute Senior Investigator
Kevin Barnett has led research and fieldwork in hospital community benefit and health workforce diversity at PHI for over two decades, working with hospitals, government agencies, and community stakeholders across the country. Current work includes Alignment of Governance and Leadership in Healthcare (AGLH), a partnership with The Governance Institute and Stakeholder Health with funding from RWJF, to build population health knowledge among hospital board members and senior leadership, and a national study of hospital interventions to address food insecurity. Additionally, Barnett led a national study of community health assessments and implementation strategies for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a national initiative funded by the Kresge Foundation to align and focus investments by hospitals, other health sector stakeholders, and financial institutions in low income communities.
Sue Grinnell, MPH
Co-Principal Investigator, Public Health Institute Director of Business Strategy & Technology
Director, Population Health Innovation Lab
PHI's Population Health Innovation Lab (PHIL) brings together community partners, PHI staff, and resources to address complex problems affecting health and quality of life. Sue Grinnell has deep expertise in population health that accelerates innovative investments, strategies, and interventions to build healthier populations and realize a broad social and financial return. Prior to her work at PHI, Grinnell held a series of leadership positions at the Washington State Department of Health, where she served as the special assistant for Health Transformation and Innovation, state Chronic Disease Director, Maternal and Child Health Director, and oversaw the Office of Healthy Communities. She also previously served as director for the Cowlitz County Health Department in Longview, Washington.
Lead Technical Assistance Analyst
Eliza Love has broad experience leading public health projects both domestically and internationally. She has focused on program design and evaluation, mixed-methods data analysis, and quality improvement, most recently at the University of California's Breast Cancer Research Program and at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Love received her BS in Health Science from Northeastern University where she concentrated in global public health, working extensively in Uganda, Bolivia, and India on a variety of monitoring and evaluation programs.
Stephanie Sario, MSc
In addition to CACHE, Stephanie Sario also manages the Alignment of Governance and Leadership in Healthcare (AGLH) program that is focused on building knowledge and understanding of population health concepts and strategies for alignment with community stakeholders among hospitals and health systems. Stephanie has broad experience working to improve access to health care, both through patient navigation and community organizing for underserved, immigrant, and refugee communities in the Bay Area, and has led global health projects in the Philippines. Sario holds a master’s degree in global health from the University of California, San Francisco.
Community Benefit Insight Team (RTI International)
Jamie Pina, MSPH, PhD
Dr. Jamie Pina is a research scientist with more than a decade's worth of experience developing, implementing, and evaluating information management solutions to support practice and research in public health and biomedicine. He has worked with international, federal, state, and municipal public health agencies, and has graduate training in biomedical and public health informatics. Dr. Pina also has an extensive background in information technology and qualitative research. His research interests include disease surveillance, evaluation methodologies, public health workflow, gaming technologies that promote health, and the development of information management infrastructure in resource-constrained environments.
Barbara L. Massoudi, MPH, PhD
Barbara L. Massoudi has more than 20 years of experience in health, public health, and informatics and has specialized skills in epidemiology and environmental and occupational health. Her current research interests include documenting and reengineering the business processes of public health, knowledge management, electronic health records, personal health records, health information exchange, updating the National Agenda for Public Health Informatics, and public health informatics training and competencies. She previously led the Impact Analysis of the Health Information Security and Privacy Collaborative for AHRQ, and the Assessment of Variation and Solutions report for the first phase of the project. Dr. Massoudi is adjunct assistant professor of informatics at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University and chair of the Public Health Informatics Working Group of the American Medical Informatics Association.