Meet the Team

About Dr. Singer, PI

Dr. Singer is a faculty affiliate of Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, the Center for Health Policy/Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, which she helped to found in 1999, the Center for Innovation in Global Health, the Clinical Excellence Research Center, and the Woods Institute for the Environment. She is also an adjunct professor at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.

She served as principal investigator of numerous studies for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Veterans Administration Health Services Research & Development, and private foundations related to measuring and improving the financing and delivery of health care. Dr. Singer currently leads the AHRQ-funded Engineering High Reliability Learning Lab and the Center of Excellence in Health System Performance Project on Care Integration, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded initiatives on Corporations and Public Health and Culture of Health: A Business Leadership Imperative, and the Commonwealth Fund and Peterson Center on Health Care-supported program on serving patients with high needs.

An internationally respected scientist and award-winning teacher, Dr. Singer received the 2013 Avedis Donabedian Healthcare Quality Award from the American Public Health Association, 2013 Lewis W. Blackman Patient Safety Champion Award, 2014 Teaching Citation Award from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, and the 2019 Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement. Her publications have won numerous awards, including Best Paper awards from the Academy of Management’s Health Care Division in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2019 and from the Production and Operations Management Society College of Service Operations 2015-2016. She earned her MBA from Stanford University and her PhD from Harvard University in Health Policy and Management.