Josh Nyirenda, PhD

Josh Nyirenda, PhD

Director of Science

Dr. Nyirenda is responsible for leading a wide range of efforts related to research, evaluation, program design, and analysis.  He also directs Quality Insights’ clinical quality measurement team.  He was previously a senior health services researcher. 

Before joining Quality Insights, Josh was Manager for Performance Measurement at the American Academy of Dermatology and worked as a Health Equity Specialist in the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity at the Virginia Department of Health.  Along with his measures development expertise, he  brings skills in program evaluation, advanced statistical data analysis, including electronic mapping software expertise, with applications to analysis in health disparities and access to health care services.

Dr. Nyirenda earned his PhD in Public Policy Analysis (with Health Policy specialization) from the Department of Public Policy Studies at Saint Louis University.