Lusine Poghosyan, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, FAAN, is the Stone Foundation and Elise D. Professor of Nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing and Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Dr. Poghosyan is also the Executive Director of the Center for Healthcare Delivery Research and Innovations at Columbia University. She is an internationally recognized nurse scientist with health services research expertise and studies primary care organizations, nursing workforce, teamwork, and quality of patient care, particularly for older adults with chronic diseases who are of racial and ethnic minority backgrounds or live in underserved areas. Her research produces evidence to support optimal use of nurse practitioners as primary care providers and build primary care teams to assure patients have access to timely, safe, and high-quality primary care; this work is key to eliminating persistent health disparities.

Dr. Poghosyan is the Principal Investigator on multiple large federal- and foundation-funded research projects supported by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the National Institute on Aging, the American Nurses Foundation, and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. Dr. Poghosyan is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the New York Academy of Medicine. She served as past Chair of the Primary Care Expert Panel at the American Academy of Nursing and past Chair of AcademyHealth’s Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues Advisory Board. Dr. Poghosyan has been recognized for her contributions and is a recipient of multiple awards, including the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame from Sigma Theta Tau International, the American Nurses Foundation Scholar award, Mentorship and New Investigator Awards from AcademyHealth’s Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues, and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar award.

  • Committee Member - 2018 Annual Research Meeting
  • Past Chair - AcademyHealth Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues (IRGNI)