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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.


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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.