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Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM

Dr. Harlan M. Krumholz is the Harold H. Hines, Jr., Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University School of Medicine, where he is Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program. He is also the Director of CORE. He received his MD from Harvard and an SM in health policy and management at the Harvard School of Public Health. He trained in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and in cardiology at Beth Israel in Boston. Dr. Krumholz’s research is focused on determining optimal clinical strategies and identifying opportunities for improvement in the prevention, treatment and outcome of cardiovascular disease with emphasis on under-represented populations. His research efforts are intended to provide critical information to improve the quality of health care, monitor changes over time, and guide decisions about the allocation of scarce resources. He has been the Principal Investigator on all of our Quality Measurement work.

Jennifer A. Mattera, DrPH, MPH

Dr. Jennifer A. Mattera is Executive Director of Operations for CORE, which she co-founded with Dr. Harlan M. Krumholz in 1995. Dr. Mattera is responsible for strategic planning and the management of staff and resources to support grants, contracts, and the evaluation of quality at the local and national level. She has extensive experience in healthcare including clinical cardiovascular imaging, hospital management, clinical trials management, evaluation of quality of care and as project director for several federal grants and contracts. Dr. Mattera is a lecturer in the Yale University School of Public Health and faculty member in the Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI).