Moira Inkelas indoors wearing a navy blazer

Moira Inkelas, PhD, MPH

Course: Quality Improvement and Performance Excellence


Moira Inkelas is a professor in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management. She has a background in public health and public policy, with specific training and expertise in designing and implementing improvement science research. Her research focuses on improvement in primary care and human service organizations, and she has led learning networks of national and local health care providers and systems.


Dr. Inkelas teaches core courses in the Master of Science in Implementation and Improvement Research in the Fielding School of Public Health. As co-program leader for population health in the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), she supports education and career development in Implementation, Improvement and Dissemination (DII) and learning health system methods; develops program strategy and liaises with leaders and faculty; integrates implementation science theory and methods into Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and partnered health systems; and develops partnerships with community organizations and health systems to increase the use of DII methods. She co-leads the CTSI TL1 program.