We have assembled national and international CRP pioneers and respected thought leaders who can guide and participate in the activities of the Collaborative.


Jeffrey Catalano, JD
Partner, Todd & Weld LLP

Cheryl M. De Kleine, Esq
Board President, Collaborative for Accountability and Improvement
Senior Director, Claims Management & Litigation Counsel, Ascension Care Management

Valerie Harmon, MPH
Interim Executive Director, Oregon Patient Safety Commission

Carole Hemmelgarn, MS, MS
Patient Advocate

Allen B. Kachalia, MD, JD
Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
Senior Vice President of Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Julie Morath, RN, MS, CPPS
President & CEO Emeritus, California Hospital Quality Institute
Former Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Enterprise

Brian M. Parker, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Allegheny Health Network

Marcia Rhodes
Director, Health Sciences & UW Medicine Risk Management
Manager, UW Medicine CQIP

Leilani Schweitzer
PEARL Patient Liaison, The Risk Authority

Michael J. Severyn, Esq.
Regional Vice President-Claims, ProAssurance Companies

Michael C. Stinson, JM
Vice President of Government Relations & Public Policy, Medical Professional Liability Association

Kyle Sweet, JD
Partner, Sweet Law Firm

Eric J. Thomas, MD, MPH
Board President-Elect, Collaborative for Accountability and Improvement
Associate Dean of Healthcare Quality, University of Texas Medical School at Houston


David M. Anderson, DVM
Executive Director, Health Sciences Administration, University of Washington

Virginia C. Broudy, MD
Interim Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Washington

Timothy H. Dellit, MD
Chief Medical Officer, UW Medicine

Elizabeth A. Leedom, JD
Director, Bennett Bigelow and Leedom PS

Marcia Rhodes
Director, Health Sciences & UW Medicine Risk Management
Manager, UW Medicine CQIP


Thomas H. Gallagher, MD
Executive Director

Steve Levy, MBA
Director of Business Development

Paulina Osinska, MPH
Program Manager

Karen Brigham, JD, MPH
Project Coordinator