Stephanie Kirchner, MSPH, RD

Stephanie graduated from Miami University, and completed her training as a registered dietitian at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1997. She worked in public health settings building community-based nutrition education programs; leading to an interest in healthcare policy, care management and quality improvement. After completing her master’s degree in public health at the University of Colorado, she began focusing on practice transformation in primary care and supporting practices in patient-centered medical home initiatives including Enhancing Practice Improving Care initiative (EPIC), PCMH Foundations, and the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPCI).

Currently, Stephanie acts as Practice Transformation Program Manager for the University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine. She collaborates with project partners and stakeholders to advance practice transformation efforts and supervise quality improvement coaches across department initiatives. Her research interests include behavioral health integration, practice transformation and redesign, patient self-management support, and community engagement.

Outside of work Stephanie enjoys the benefits of living and raising a family in Colorado that includes hiking, skiing and cheering for the Broncos.

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