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To request a WCHQ presentation for your meeting or event, please contact us at 608-826-6838 or A presentation typically lasts 30-45 minutes and can be tailored to meet the needs of your organization.

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4809 S. Biltmore Lane
Madison, WI 53718

Contact WCHQ Staff:

Gabrielle Rude, CEO of WCHQ

Gabrielle Rude, PhD

  • Advances the mission and vision of WCHQ

Lori Bue, MPH

Lori Bue, MPH
Quality Improvement Specialist

  • Works with member-driven project improvement teams to determine priorities, establish goals, identify and implement improvement strategies.
  • Maternal and Child Health Initiatives
  • Asthma
Mark Kay Fahey Director of Membership

Mary Kay Fahey
Director of Membership and Business Development

  • Member recruitment
  • Corporate and member relations
  • Communications
  • Business Development
Abbey Harburn, Project Analyst

Abbey Harburn, MPH
Analytics Manager

  • Leads WCHQ’s statewide disparities initiative
  • Facilitates the Improvement Advisory Committee
  • Provides analytics to support WCHQ members and projects
  • Responsible for WCHQ’s analytics program and direction
Ben Klein, Clincial Information Specialist

Ben Klein, MSF, MBA, BSN-RN
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
Jenifer Koberstein, Oral Health Program Manager

Jen Koberstein
Program Manager

  • Leads the Oral Health Collaborative and Obesity Project
  • Facilitates the Behavioral Health Improvement Team
Jared Nishida, Clinical Information Specialist

Jared Nishida
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
Sheryl Pierce, Quality Improvement Specialist

Sheryl Pierce, MBA
Quality Improvement Specialist

  • Facilitates Chronic Disease teams: Diabetes, Hypertension, Team-Based Care
  • Promotes chronic disease quality improvement efforts
Brian Slattery, Director of Performance Measurement and Analysis

Brian Slattery
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
Tessa Smelzer, Executive Assistant

Tessa Smelzer
Executive Assistant

  • Member and administrative support