Wendy Nickel, MPH
Wendy Nickel was appointed President of the Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) in 2020. In this role, Wendy leads regional healthcare initiatives focused on improving the safety, outcomes, and care… Read more.
Vice President, Clinical Improvement
Pam Braun joined HCIF in 2008 and currently serves as Vice President, Clinical Improvement. She leads patient safety initiatives funded by the Partnership for Patient Care… Read more.
Susan Cosgrove, MPA, CPHQ
Senior Director, Community Impact
Susan Cosgrove joined HCIF in 2013 and currently leads HCIF’s regional and statewide health literacy initiatives, building capacity to improve health literacy in Pennsylvania… Read more.
Lauren Eckel, MPH, CHES
Lauren Eckel joined HCIF in September 2022 as Project Coordinator for the Population Health team. Lauren provides support to multiple project teams in the management… Read more.
Liz Owens, MS
Senior Project Manager
Liz Owens joined HCIF in March of 2017 as Project Coordinator and since then has been promoted to Senior Project Manager. In this position, Liz supports the Partnership for Patient… Read more.
Sehrish Rashid, MPH, MA
Sehrish Rashid joined HCIF in August 2022 as a Project Manager for the Population & Community Health team. She currently supports the Pennsylvania Health Literacy Coalition (PAHLC)… Read more.
April Reilly, MSW
April Reilly joined HCIF in 2022 as a Director, working with both the Clinical Improvement and Population Health teams. She is currently serving on the Health Equity Data Strategy… Read more.
Kelsey Salazar, MPH
Kelsey Salazar joined HCIF in 2017 as a Project Manager on the Population Health team. She currently serves on the project team for the Pennsylvania Health Literacy Coalition, manages… Read more.
Meghan Smith, MPH
Meghan Smith joined HCIF in 2022 as Project Manager for the Clinical Improvement team. Meghan has a background in project and program management in non-profit, academic, and… Read more.
Cassidy Tarullo, MPP
Cassidy Tarullo joined our team in September of 2019 as Administrative Coordinator, and after two years as Project Coordinator, has been promoted to Project Manager. Cassidy provides project... Read more.