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Leadership Team

David AbelsonDavid Abelson, MD
President
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Prior to becoming president of ICSI in late 2016, Dr. Abelson was the Senior Executive Vice President of HealthPartners and the CEO of Park Nicollet Health Services. In these roles… Read More

Craig AcombCraig Acomb, MS
CEO
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Prior to being named CEO of ICSI in late 2016, Acomb served as Interim President and CEO following the retirement of Sanne Magnan, MD, PhD. He previously served  as its Chief Operating Officer and … Read More

Lisa Carlson

Lisa Carlson
Team Director
952.814.7072

Lisa Carlson has over 25 years of experience working in health care, including the dental industry and at Group Health. In her time at ICSI, Carlson has held several positions, including Executive Assistant to Dr. Mosser... Read More 

 

Jodie Dvorkin, MD, MPH
Associate Medical Director
952.814.7074

Jodie Dvorkin, MD, MPH is an Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) Project Manager/Health Care Consultant working on guideline development. Prior to joining ICSI, Dr. Dvorkin worked at the American… Read More

 

Tani Hemmila

Tani Hemmila, MS, BSW
Team Director
952.814.8299

Tani Hemmila works to advance initiatives in behavioral health integration, health care/community connections, learning communities and training workshops. Her projects include COMPASS, a collaborative care… Read More

 

Jeyn Monkman

Jeyn Monkman, MA, BSN, NE-BC
Team Director
952.883.7980

Jeyn Monkman has expertise in quality improvement implementation and measurement. She is currently working on the Minnesota State Innovation Model (SIM) Practice Facilitation grant project. Monkman is also a… Read More

 

Claire Neely

Claire Neely, MD

Chief Medical Officer
952.814.7091

Claire S. Neely, MD, is responsible for leading ICSI’s evidence-based medicine work, including guidelines, and dissemination and implementation of projects. She served as the operations director for COMPASS (Care of… Read More

 

Cally Vinz

Cally Vinz, RN
Vice President
952.814.7068

Cally Vinz oversees business development, member relations, and strategic initiatives. She leads the exploration of innovative practices and serves as a consultant to ICSI members, partners and customers. Vinz has over… Read More

 

 



 Sarah Horst, MA

Project Manager/Health Care Consultant
952.814.7094

Prior to joining ICSI, Sarah Horst Evans was a performance improvement consultant at Optum working with local community health centers participating in the Federally Qualified Health Center Urban Health Network… Read More

Senka HadzicSenka Hadzic, MPH
Clinical Systems Improvement Facilitator
952.814.7065

Senka Hadzic facilitates the revision of health care guidelines, and provides measurement and data analysis education and support for various other projects. Senka holds a master’s degree in Public Health from the University…  Read More 

Audrey HansenAudrey Hansen, BSN, MA, PMP
Project Manager/Health Care Consultant
952.814.7096

Audrey Hansen’s projects include health care guidelines, clinical decision support, and member relations. Hansen’s previous experience includes practice facilitation in the ambulatory clinic settings of primary care… Read More

Carla Heim

Carla Heim
Project Manager/Health Care Consultant
952.814.8286

Carla Heim currently works on the Minnesota State Innovation Model (SIM) Practice Facilitation grant project. She recently worked on COMPASS, a collaborative care management model for improving depression… Read More 
 

Liz MelbyLiz Melby, MLIS
Executive Assistant
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Elizabeth Melby (known as Liz) supports ICSI’s President & CEO, and other staff. She also supports the Board of Directors and is responsible for planning and execution of those meetings. Melby has been with ICSI for… Read More

Patty Staack

Patty Staack
Senior Administrative Assistant
952.814.7063

Patty Staack helps staff with projects, and plans and schedules workshops and meetings. She has been at ICSI for 10 years, previously in the role of Technical Administrative Assistant. Before coming to ICSI, Staack worked… Read More

 

Updated 01/02/18