Quality Metrics Expert Panel

A standing panel composed of 20-25 technically proficient members selected by PQA staff through a self-nomination process, to review draft measure specifications and testing plans, review measure testing results, and recommend measures for endorsement and retirement consideration by PQA membership. The panel meets monthly and as needed and QMEP members serve a maximum of two three-year terms.

Staff Liaison

Ben Shirley


Tori Erxleben Rush, RxAnte, Inc.
Molly McGraw, UPMC Health Plan


Adam Bernstein, Pharmacy Quality Alliance
Andrea Brookhart, Kroger
Taemi Cho, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Linda Chung, Humana, Inc.
Catherine Cooke, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Laurin Dixon, Arkansas BCBS
Richard Erickson, Patient Representative
Anna Hall, Transaction Data Systems
Ronna Hauser, National Community Pharmacists Association
Crystal Lennartz, Health Mart
Scott Leslie, Prime Therapeutics
Arpana Mathur, CVS Health
David Mostellar, Centene Management Company
Patricia Neafsey, ActualMeds
Theresa Prosser, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis                                               
Sujith Ramachandran, University of Mississippi         
Kristi Rudkin, Walgreens
Arlene Salamendra, Patient Representative
Sarah Smith, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Sam Stolpe, Johnson & Johnson
Salina Wong, Blue Shield CA