As a trained health services researcher in health policy, Dr. Farr brings over fifteen years of experience managing research and policy projects and conducting mixed methods program evaluations on a variety of health-related topics. She has worked in academia, healthcare, federal contract research, and in federal government. Her education and training include a B.S. from Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.P.H. from the University of Kansas School of Medicine; and Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Health Services Research & Policy. Her teaching, research, and policy interests include: implementation science; quality improvement and quality measurement; outcomes research; mental health and chronic health conditions; and caregiving burden. She also brings expertise in mixed methods research design; qualitative research; education and outreach; technical assistance; and policy implementation. Dr. Farr has presented and published in a variety of national venues. She also participates on various local and national advisory boards.