PhD Student

Thomas Huber, MS ECS, is a third year doctoral student in Health Services and Policy Analysis at UC Berkeley, focused on organizations and healthcare delivery research. Thomas has worked on improving healthcare for nineteen years in the areas of performance improvement, process redesign, and culture change. Thomas was recently the senior director for consulting services at Quantros, offering clients advisory services in quality and safety improvement. He spent four years as managing director of strategy at Kaiser Permanente leading large-scale change efforts across the system. In the past, he has led many healthcare redesign programs on improving quality, efficiency, organizational culture, service excellence, and safety. Mr. Huber has worked for such clients as Bon Secours Health System, California Children’s Hospital Association, California Healthcare Foundation, Intermountain Healthcare, Mayo Clinics, and Mass General Hospital. Mr. Huber has been a research associate at Dartmouth Medical School and faculty member of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. He has a master’s degree in public health from the Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Psychology from Dartmouth College. Mr. Huber’s research interests include accountable care organizations, delivery intervention evaluations, and understanding the link between culture and process change to drive performance improvement.

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