Denise Daudelin, RN, MPH

Director, Research Process Improvement
Tufts CTSI, Tufts Medical Center

Ms. Daudelin, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Public Health and Community Medicine and Director, Center for Research Process Improvement at Tufts CTSI is a research scientist with experience in using Improvement Science methods to improve research processes. She co-leads the Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Science Special Interest Group and provides D&I consultations through the D&I Core. Ms. Daudelin leads Tufts CTSI’s Patient-Centered Learning Health System Initiative and was recently the Project Director for the NIH sponsored Common Metrics Initiative to implement and improve quality and performance measures at 64 Clinical and Translational Science Award research organizations across the nation.  She has over 25 years of experience in quality improvement leadership, consulting, teaching and research. Ms. Daudelin’s clinical experience includes adult medical and surgical care. Before joining the Center for Cardiovascular Health Services Research, Ms. Daudelin was Director of Outcomes Analysis and Quality Improvement at Tufts Medical Center, where she developed and implemented operational QI and patient safety programs, co-developed QI and Resource Utilization software, and worked with clinicians to evaluate incidences and causes of medical errors.