Contact WCHQ

General Inquiries

608-535-5271
info@wchq.org

Presentation Requests

To request a WCHQ presentation for your meeting or event, please contact us at 608-535-5271 or info@wchq.org.

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4809 S. Biltmore Lane
Madison, WI 53718

Contact WCHQ Staff:

Gabrielle Rude, PhD

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President/CEO

  • Advances the mission and vision of WCHQ

Carmen Craker

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Director of Membership and Business Development

  • Engage and provide support to prospective and current WCHQ members
  • Manage communication channels and marketing initiatives for WCHQ, such as press releases, website and newsletters
  • Support WCHQ relationships with their corporate partners
  • Identify potential new business opportunities for WCHQ

Abbey Harburn, MPH

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Director of Practice Transformation and Analytics

  • Leads WCHQ’s statewide health disparities initiative
  • Facilitates the Improvement Advisory Committee
  • Provides analytics to support WCHQ members and projects
  • Responsible for WCHQ’s analytics program and direction

Brian Slattery

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Director of Performance Measurement and Analysis

  • Oversees WCHQ’s data collection and reporting activities
  • Manages WCHQ’s measurement portfolio
  • Facilitates the Measurement Advisory Committee
  • Works with a variety of partner organizations on analytic and research initiatives

Lori Bue, MPH

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Quality Improvement Specialist

  • Works with member-driven project improvement teams to determine priorities, establish goals, identify and implement improvement strategies.
  • Leads the Asthma, Antibiotic Stewardship, Lung Cancer Biomarker Screening, Maternal Morbidity & Mortality, Adolescent & Child Immunizations initiatives

Ben Klein, MSF, MBA, BSN-RN

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Clinical Information Specialist

  • Creates standard reports for WCHQ and its members
  • Assists members by troubleshooting data-related issues
  • Provides analytics to support WCHQ members and projects

Jen Koberstein

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Program Manager

  • Leads the Obesity, Chronic Kidney Disease, Integrated Behavioral Health and Oral Health initiatives

Jared Nishida

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Data and Information Manager

  • Provide support for measurement related functions including data collection, validation and reporting
  • Support WCHQ members with all data, measurement and reporting related activities
  • Manages IT infrastructure and security for WCHQ

Jamon Opgenorth

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Data Analyst

  • Provides support to projects that relate to healthcare performance measurement and analytics, quality improvement, health systems research and other shared initiatives
  • Develops analyses, assists users of information at all levels with interpretive assistance.

Tessa Smelzer

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Executive Assistant

  • Member and administrative support

Renee Sutkay, MS, CSW, LPC

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Quality Improvement Specialist

  • Works with member-driven project improvement teams to determine priorities, establish goals, identify and implement improvement strategies
  • Leads the Chronic Disease, Disparities, Colorectal Cancer Screening and Behavioral Health Improvement Team initiatives