Kanchana Bhat joined Tufts CTSI in January 2022. In her role as Executive Director, Kanchana manages day-to-day operations and guides implementation of research services. Kanchana previously worked at Yale New Haven Hospital’s Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation for 15 years, engaging in the development, reevaluation, and public reporting of outcomes measures for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services with the goal to improve quality of care. She is experienced in project management, and providing structure and process improvements for matrixed, multidisciplinary teams. Kanchana earned her MPH in environmental and occupational health from Loma Linda University, and a BS in psychobiology from UCLA.
Kanchana Bhat, MPH