Cheryl Modica PhD, MPH, BSN

Director, Quality Center, NACHC

Cheryl Modica is Director of NACHC’s Quality Center, where she provides strategic direction in clinical quality and health center transformation. She has decades of experience designing, developing, and operationalizing innovative health care initiatives aimed toward integrating primary care and public health and translating evidence into practice. Dr. Modica previously served as Co-Director of NACHC's PCMH Institute and Director of BPHC's Patient Visit Redesign Collaborative. She also worked for a prominent health plan to develop special population programs during the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Modica has an MPH from UNC Chapel Hill and a PhD from NYU's School of Public Service. Her early clinical experience includes nursing positions at Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, and a clinic in Agra, India.