Fatemeh Kiani, BSN, MA, PhD
Director, Hospital Quality Intelligence Initiative


Fatemeh Kiani returns to HQI as the Director of the HQI Intelligence Initiative (HQI2), following a position as measurement scientist and data analyst with AHA/HRET. Fatemeh was part of CalHEN 1.0 and 2.0. She has extensive operations, academic, and consulting experience in quality improvement and performance. Fatemeh earned a B.S. in nursing in Iran, an M.A. in sociology at Lincoln University in Missouri, and a Doctorate in Epidemiology (Dr.P.H.) from Loma Linda University. She completed quality improvement training at Harvard University. Fatemeh is fluent in Farsi and English.