Core Team

John C. Fortney, PhD

Co-Director, Administrative Core
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

More about Dr. Fortney

John is a professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Director of the Division of Population Health. He is also a Research Career Scientist at the HSR&D Center for Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, as well as Director of the Virtual Specialty Care QUERI Program.  

For the last 25 years, John’s research has focused on issues of access to care — especially the delivery of mental health services in rural primary care clinics. His research has been supported by NIMH, NIAAA, PCORI and VA HSR&D.