Meet the PQA Team

Meet the experts who lead PQA's work to improve medication safety and appropriate use through measure development, research, education, meetings and events that bring together the nation's leading quality-focused healthcare organizations.

Senior Leadership

Laura Cranston, RPh, Chief Executive Officer

Jacqueline Green, Chief Operating Officer

Lisa Hines, Vice President, Performance Measurement

Performance Measurement

Rachel Digmann, PharmD, Senior Director, Measure Operations and Analytics

Lynn Pezzullo, RPh, CPEHR, Senior Director, Quality Innovation

Meghan Gabriel, PhD, Director, Measurement Science and Analytics

Joel Montavon, PharmD, MBA, Director, Analytics and Performance Measurement

Mel Nelson, PharmD, CPHQ, Director, Program Management

Ben Shirley, Associate Director, Performance Measurement

Heather Tinsley, MSPH, Associate Director, Performance Measurement


Patrick Campbell, PharmD, PhD, RPh, Senior Director, Research

Megha Parikh, PhD, MS, Senior Research Analyst

Asya Spears, MS, Research Associate

Vito Mastrangelo, Project Coordinator

Stakeholder Engagement, Education, Communications and Operations

Richard Schmitz, MA, Senior Director, Communications

Loren Kirk, PharmD, Director, Stakeholder Engagement

Virginia Sweeter, CMP, Director, Convening

Charlene Lane, Senior Manager, Finance and Administration

Laurel Glenn, PMP, CPCM, Manager, Contracts

Freshta Rosario, Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator

Chris Kotschevar, PharmD, RPh, Executive Fellow

Work With Us

Making an Impact on Quality Since 2006

Join the team that is advancing the quality of medication use and impacting more than 200 million patients. We are looking for experts to join the PQA team who are as committed to quality measure development, education, research and working with a diverse multi-stakeholder membership.

PQA values quality, relationships, expertise, influence, transparency, integrity and innovation. If your values and objectives align with those of PQA, but you don’t see your position listed here, let us know how you can contribute and how you stand out from the crowd!

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Current Openings

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Real World Evidence, Population Health, and Quality Research (hosted jointly by PQA, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Janssen Scientific Affairs)

Communications Intern