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Quality Improvement Academy Leadership

Dr. Jennifer I. Lee
Jennifer Lee, M.D.
  • Course Director
  • Improvement Advisor
  • Core Teaching Faculty
Dr. Robert J. Kim
Robert J. Kim, M.D.
  • Associate Director
  • Improvement Advisor
  • Core Teaching Faculty
Dr. Snezana Osorio
Snezana Nena Osorio, M.D.
  • Improvement Advisor
  • Core Teaching Faculty
  • Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Linda Gerber
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Linda M. Gerber, Ph.D.
  • Research Advisor
  • Department of Population Health Sciences and Weill Department of Medicine

Dr. Gerber is an epidemiologist and full professor of healthcare policy and research with expertise in outcomes research related to hypertension, traumatic brain injury, and health disparities. She is involved in a number of observational studies that use a variety of quantitative approaches in their design and analyses. As the founding Director of the Biostatistics and Research Methodology Core at Weill Cornell Medical College, she has worked with many investigators assisting them with their research design and analyses concerns. She has extensive experience as a teacher and a mentor, working in the past with many residents, fellows, and clinical researchers, mentoring and supporting them in research design, protocol development, database management, analyses, and writing reports. She also teaches Study Design in the Biostatistics and Data Science Master’s program in Weill Cornell Medicine’s Graduate School of Medical Sciences.

Rhoda Redulla
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Rhoda Redulla, DNP, RN-BC
  • Magnet Program Director
  • NYP Department of Nursing

Rhoda Redulla, DNP, RN-BC is the Magnet® Program Director (MPD) at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and has led NYP/WC in achieving initial Magnet® designation.

Rhoda is experienced in the redesign of a nursing professional practice model, implementation of peer feedback, and shared governance – key elements of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®.

Rhoda is an expert in evidence-based practice. She currently serves as evidence summary writer for Cochrane Nursing and a certified systematic reviewer for the Joanna Briggs Institute. Rhoda also chairs the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses And Associates (SGNA) Education Committee, authored book chapters and peer-reviewed articles.

Dr. Jihui Lee
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Jihui Lee, Ph.D.
  • Biostatistician

Dr. Jihui Lee is an Instructor of Population Health Sciences at Weill Cornell Medicine. She received her PhD in Biostatistics from Columbia University and joined the Department of Population Health Sciences in 2018 for her postdoctoral training. Dr. Lee is interested in developing statistical methods for spatiotemporal data and analyzing mobile health data from smartphones and wearables. She also works with a wide range of collaborators on interdisciplinary research projects in medicine.

Erika Fong
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Ericka Fong
  • Program Manager

Ericka Fong is the Program Manager for the Quality Improvement Academy. She has worked at Weill Cornell Medicine for over 17 years with a background in financial management. She worked in the Department of Genetic Medicine for 8 years before transferring to the Department of Medicine. Her interests in quality improvement while working for Hospital Medicine led her to join QIA in March 2020, closely working with project teams on all aspects of development from charter design and regulatory compliance to final presentation and publication.

Sawida Worley
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Sawida Worley
  • Administrative Specialist

Sawida Worley is an experienced administrative professional with a demonstrated history of working in non-profit industries. Prior to her position at Weill Cornell Medicine, she served as a Member Services Supervisor at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners for four years, where she coordinated pharmaceutical sponsorship and supervised the Member Services department. She has a Bachelor of Science focused in Business Administration, Marketing from Stony Brook University.

Contact Information

Quality & Patient Safety

Dr. Jennifer I. Lee, Vice Chair

Ericka Fong, Program Manager
Tel: (646) 962-5900

Sawida Worley, Administrative Specialist
Tel: (212) 746-7011


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