Vicki Quintana, MSPH, RN, is a senior program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, she supports the Advancing Health Equity initiative in its work to eliminate disparities and inequities in health and health care. She also works on projects related to leadership and capacity building and delivery system and payment reform, which promote accountable care and improve population health.

Prior to joining CHCS, Vicki worked in hospice, palliative, and home health care, and at Program of All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) programs, where she provided patient care and implemented quality improvement programs.

Vicki holds a master of science degree in public health and bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition science from University of California, Davis.

When Vicki is not working, she enjoys hiking, ceramics, and yoga. She is an avid podcast listener and loves a good cup of coffee.