BEVERLY A. COLLINS, MD, MBA

Dr. Beverly Collins is a board member of the American College of Medical Quality and in her role as Chair of the Education Committee, Dr. Collins leads three subcommittees working to develop and disseminate quality improvement education for the ACMQ membership and those interested in practicing in the Quality Improvement field. Those subcommittees include the Workshops, Audioconferences and Website Redesign.

She has worked in multiple healthcare fields including Medical Director and Vice President of Quality and Training for an insurance company Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program, and Senior Director and Medical Director of their Medical Informatics Department leveraging data and methodologies for care cost management, development of provider performance programs, predictive modeling, and quality studies.

She was the Medical Director of Quality Improvement for the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) in Maryland and the District of Columbia, adjunct assistant professor in the University of Maryland Department of Epidemiology, a primary care practitioner, a hospital and managed care surveyor for the Maryland Health Department, and the Director of Provider Programs in a for-profit research and development company promoting a physician behavior and practice change model using social network analysis and diffusion of innovation theories.

Dr. Collins has more than 20 years of leadership experience in organized medicine, such as the Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi), the Baltimore City Medical Society where she was President in 1999, and the American College of Preventive Medicine, as well as the American College of Medical Quality.

Dr. Collins' love of knowledge is reflected in her educational background, which includes receiving her M.D. from the University of Maryland Medical School, her Executive M.B.A. degree from Loyola University in Baltimore, and her M.S. in Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She is board certified in Preventive Medicine.