Junqing Liu is a Research Scientist at NCQA. Dr. Liu leads quality measure development and testing efforts in the area of behavioral health. She serves as a project director and researcher on several federally funded child and adult behavioral health measurement projects at NCQA. As the lead of NCQA’s behavioral health measures, Dr. Liu guides the re-evaluation and updates of HEDIS behavioral health measures. Dr. Liu’s research focuses on access to mental health services, evidence-based treatment for behavioral health problems, and child welfare services. Prior to joining NCQA, Dr. Liu was a research assistant professor at University of Maryland School of Social Work and conducted the evaluation of a federally funded research project on the implementation of evidence-based practices in child welfare systems in six states. She holds a Ph.D. and a Master in Social Work from University at Albany, State University of New York.