NCQA’s First Torda Fellow is Keri Christensen. The Torda Fellowship honors Phyllis Torda, a leader at NCQA, and in health care quality, who passed away in 2015.
The Torda Fellowship is year-long research stipend awarded for work that furthers the NCQA mission of improving health care quality.
NCQA’s First Torda Fellow; Keri Christensen
Keri Christensen is NCQA’s first Torda Fellow. Keri worked with Phyllis on various projects, and says she’s honored to continue those efforts. As fellow, Keri is researching how to collect and account for information about social risk factors in a value-based payment system.
Watch the video to learn about Keri’s work and hear what she has to say about the fellowship.
Read more about the Torda Fellowship and how to apply here.
Cindy is Senior Communications Manager at NCQA. Her focus is building consumer awareness through media and public relations. A communications and public engagement strategist with a background steeped in TV news reporting, Cindy is also part of NCQA’s Creative Services unit developing messaging through visual storytelling.