Heather Tinsley, MSPH

Associate Director of Performance Measurement


Heather Tinsley, MSPH, is an Associate Director of Performance Measurement for the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA), providing expertise in several phases of the measure development process including specification, analysis, and consensus-based endorsement. Alongside the Performance Measurement Team, she works to ensure that PQA measures are scientifically robust, evidence-driven, and high-impact.

Prior to joining the PQA team, Heather worked as Project Manager, Measure Testing and Analytics at the PCPI, where she served as the overall technical lead for several projects related to quality measure testing and analytics as well as NQF measure defense, with a focus on physician-level registry and eCQM measures. Heather also previously worked at HSAG as a Health Services Researcher, where she supported federal claims-based plan-level quality measure development projects in the domain of patient safety. Her work at HSAG also included the development and testing of a quality measure index tool for use in assessing measure quality.

Heather has a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health, as well as a Master’s of Science in Public Health – Epidemiology, both from the College of Public Health at the University of South Florida.