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Smitha Vellanky, MSc

Staff Affiliate - YNHH; Health Outcomes Researcher III, Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)

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Smitha Vellanky, MSc


Smitha Vellanky is a Health Outcomes Researcher (Team Lead) for the Quality Measurement Group at CORE. She is currently working on the reevaluation of CMS quality measures and digital quality measurement but also has measure development experience from her prior experience at CORE. Smitha was previously a Research Manager for the Orthopedic Service Line at Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Hartford CT, where she worked on several research projects and publ. She has over fourteen years of experience in health quality and outcomes research. She received her masters in Epidemiology from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.

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  • MSc
    Queen's University, Community Health and Epidemiology (2007)
  • BSc (Hon)
    University of Toronto, Microbiology (2003)

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