Chris Hunt, MPH, LSSBB
Senior Program Director
Since joining the IHQC team in 2009, Chris has been supporting health centers, county health systems, and community-based organizations build their capacity to plan, implement, and sustain quality and performance improvement initiatives. Chris oversees IHQC’s portfolio of programs, collaborating with IHQC staff, sponsors, and other key stakeholders is tailoring programs to help our clients achieve their goals. Leveraging his background in quality improvement and public health, Chris often leads trainings and coaches teams on topics like problem assessment and root cause analysis, project design, quality improvement science and strategies, measuring and monitoring impact, implementing and standardizing change, project management skills, and building effective teams, among others. He has supported teams in the design and implementation of initiatives aimed at improving diabetes outcomes, reducing wait times, improving operational efficiencies, implementing planned/proactive care, improving patient and staff satisfaction, and redesigning organizational infrastructure and support systems to expand organizations QI Capacity.
Prior to joining IHQC, Chris worked at LA Health Action, a Los Angeles-based health policy and advocacy organization. Chris also worked at Amgen, a biotechnology company in California, as a research associate. Chris attended the University of California, Los Angeles where he received a Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in healthcare management and policy. Chris also holds a B.S. in psychobiology from UCLA, and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.