Angela Marks, MSEd

Senior Research Analyst
office: 415-476-0682
fax: 415-476-5020
email: Angela.Marks@ucsf.edu

Angela Marks Angela Marks is Deputy Director of the Palliative Care Quality Network (PCQN), positioned within the Division of Hospital Medicine's Palliative Care Service. PCQN is a national, continuous learning collaborative committed to improving the quality of palliative care services through shared data collection and analytic strategies to drive quality improvement initiatives; the identification and dissemination of best practices; and the ongoing development of a professional community that contributes to the growth and future direction of Palliative Care. As Deputy Director, Angela manages all aspects of the design, development, execution, and evaluation of PCQN.

Prior to joining DHM, Angela was a Senior Manager at the UCSF Center for the Health Professions where she lead research, evaluation, and training efforts focused on health care workforce development and systems improvement. Specific areas of focus included improving organizational capacity to provide culturally competent care; quality improvement and its intersection with health care disparities reduction; enhancing the preparation and utilization of allied health care professionals; and the development of training programs for a range of health care professionals as well as management teams.

Angela came to UCSF from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where she managed a portfolio of research projects aimed at improving the screening and secondary prevention of pediatric traumatic stress post-injury. Angela received a MSEd degree in Psychological Services and a BA in History, both from the University of Pennsylvania.