Megan Morris, PhD, MPH is the Qualitative Core Director. Dr. Morris is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community and Behavioral Health at the Colorado School of Public Health. She earned her BS in Communication Disorders from Boston University, a MS in Speech-Language Pathology, a MPH with a Health Policy and Systems Concentration, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She went on to complete a post-doctoral fellowship in Health Services Research at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Prior to her current position, she was a faculty member at Mayo Clinic and Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. The aim of her research is to identify and address provider- and organization-level factors that contribute to healthcare disparities experienced by patients with disabilities.
Juliana Barnard, MA, is
the lead for Qualitative Research in Practice in the Qualitative Methods Core
for ACCORDS and the lead qualitative and mixed methods methodologist for the
ROCS Center. Ms. Barnard is an Instructor
in General Academic Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical
Campus (CU AMC). She earned her Master of Arts in Sociology from the
University of Oklahoma in 1994. Ms. Barnard has 20+ years of experience
conducting qualitative and mixed methods research in environmental and
occupational health sciences (at National Jewish Health) and in health services
and outcomes research (at CU AMC). She has extensive experience
designing, conducting, and presenting qualitative or mixed methods studies and
has several years of experience teaching and mentoring clinician scientists on
qualitative research methods.
The Qualitative Core is supported by several qualitative research assistants that are MA/MS and PhD trained. They have experience with many different qualitative data collection methods.