Dr. Battaglia is a clinical teaching associate professor and co-director of the Health Services Research PhD program in the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy in the Colorado School of Public Health. She currently teaches Clinical Outcomes Assessment and Grant Writing in the Health Services Research PhD program. Dr. Battaglia is a nurse scientist and core investigator at the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System and Director of the Denver Research Education and Mentor Program at the Denver site of the Denver-Seattle Center of Innovation (COIN). She has a strong background in health services research, dissemination/implementation of interventions in routine clinical practice and mixed methods analyses. Dr. Battaglia's research is focused on access to care and improving the healthcare delivery system for veterans.