Our Faculty Leaders

Dr. Marcy Winget, Director of Evaluation Sciences Unit


Marcy Winget, PhD is the Director, Evaluation Sciences Unit and Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health, Stanford School of Medicine. She is an epidemiologist/ health services research with a passion for research aimed at improving the quality of the healthcare system. Dr. Winget has led several large studies that developed and implemented population-based methods to evaluate the quality of cancer care in breast, lung and colorectal cancer patients in Alberta, Canada. Currently she is leading evaluation efforts for the Stanford Cancer Center and Stanford Primary Care 2.0.


Dr. Steven Asch, Vice Chief for Research  

Steven M. Asch MD, MPH is the founder of the Evaluation Sciences Unit. He also serves as the Vice-Chief of the Stanford Division of Primary Care and Population Health and the Chief of Health Services Research at the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System. He develops and evaluates quality measurement and improvement system. Dr. Asch has led several national projects developing broad-based quality measurement and improvement programs for veterans, Medicare beneficiaries, Stanford Health Care and the community. He directs the Center of Innovation to Implementation (Ci2i) that focuses on how to maximize value by testing organizational innovations to make medical care more collaborative and efficient.

Dr. Jonathan Shaw, Medical Director of Evaluation Sciences Unit

Jonathan Shaw, MD, MS is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health, Department of Medicine, at Stanford, a fellowship-trained health services researcher (VA Palo Alto & Stanford Center for Primary Care & Outcomes Research), and a practicing family physician at Ravenswood Family Health Center. Dr. Shaw has contributed to partnered research and implementation science both at the VA Palo Alto (as clinical lead and coinvestigator of a intensive outpatient care program (ImPACt) targeting ‘super-users’ of VA care) and at Stanford within the Evaluation Sciences Unit (ESU)--where he leads ongoing evaluation of primary care design Stanford’s University Health Alliance, and as contributor to the evaluation of Stanford’s new model of primary care, PC 2.0.