Grace Gonzalez is a public health professional with several years of experience in health and human service systems research and evaluation. She has worked as a researcher and evaluator for several HHS funded mixed methods evaluations, focused on vulnerable patient populations and safety-net provider organizations. Currently, at NORC, she works on a variety of evaluation research and evaluation technical assistance projects focused on improving health care delivery of safety-net provider organizations and on rural, minority, and maternal health issues. Prior to joining NORC, Grace worked closely with community health centers across the country delivering technical assistance focused on delivery of patient-centered care. Early in her career she supported public communications and educational campaigns for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Office of Science Policy, Planning, and Communications.