Kathleen Oberst is the Acting Director at the Institute for Health Policy where she oversees the activities of IHP including serving as Health Services Research unit lead. Kathleen has worked at IHP for nearly 20 years starting with the Quality Improvement unit. She has served as Principal Investigator on an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality funded project and directs several program evaluations for the State of Michigan. She is a Registered Nurse and holds undergraduate degrees in Microbiology from University of Michigan and Nursing from Wayne State University. She obtained graduate degrees, MS and PhD, in Epidemiology from Michigan State University. You can reach Kathleen at 517-432-9824 or Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org .