• Sean C. Dowdy, M.D.

    • Mayo Clinic Chief Value Officer
    • Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Associate Dean of Practice Transformation
  • Subashnie Devkaran, Ph.D.

    • Chair, Mayo Clinic Quality and Affordability
  • Elizabeth B. Habermann, Ph.D.

    • Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Deputy Director of Research
  • Shannon M. Dunlay, M.D., M.S.

    • Associate Medical Director
  • Renaldo C. Blocker, Ph.D.

    • Associate Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    • Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Honored Investigator for Diversity Science
  • Lois E. Krahn, M.D.

    • Deputy Director of Education
  • Christopher (Chris) P. Tommaso, M.S.

    • Vice Chair, Administration

Strategic focus areas

The Mayo Clinic Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery works from within the Mayo Clinic medical practice to identify, investigate, implement, validate and disseminate practice-transforming innovations. We accomplish this through the following strategic focus areas: