Emma Carpenter, MSW

Emma is a researcher at QHRC. She recently finished her Masters of Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is pursuing a PhD in Social Welfare. Before joining QHRC, Emma served a health policy consulting firm focusing on Medicaid redesign and implementation of the Affordable Care Act. 

Emma’s research focuses on reproductive health and social determinants of health, specifically how health policy impacts health seeking behaviors. 

Contact Emma at carpenter@qhrconsultants.com.

Diana Gutierrez-Meza, MPH

Diana is a researcher at QHRC. She has a Master of Public Health from the University of South Florida-College of Public Health and is also Certified in Public Health (CPH). 

Her research interests encompass global public health and reproductive health concerns impacting minority populations in the Americas. In recent years, she served as research assistant on studies exploring chronic disease self-management programs and health coaching for Latinxs experiencing depression, diabetes, and other chronic conditions.

Contact Diana at dianagm@qhrconsultants.com.

Megan Hoesly

Megan is QHRC’s transcription supervisor as well as a Spanish and English transcriptionist. She graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish for Business and the Professions. Her professional history includes several years of civil service at several county and state level agencies as well as work as a Spanish/English medical interpreter. When not overseeing QHRC’s transcription services, she runs a small sheep and cattle farm with her husband. She also enjoys needle crafts, hunting for flea market treasures, and chasing after her one-year-old daughter.

Contact Megan at howard@qhrconsultants.com.

Leanna Worrall

Leanna is QHRC's office manager. She studied Sociology at UW-Madison at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and her professional history includes nonprofit work as well as a stint at Epic as a technical writer. When she's not making sure QHRC is a well-oiled machine, she enjoys knitting, short fiction, and spending time with her two-year-old son.

Contact Leanna at lworrall@qhrconsultants.com.

Luis Gonzalez-Quizhpe

Luis is a coder and an English and Spanish transcriptionist and translator at QHRC. He is pursuing a BA in Sociology and a certificate in Chicano and Latino Studies, and has been involved in research focusing on mental health and minority populations within the United States and Latin America. After graduating in May of 2018, he plans to pursue a Masters in Counseling Psychology as well as continuing research in the medical field..

Emi Frerichs

Emi is an English and Spanish transcriptionist and translator at QHRC. She is pursuing her PhD in Latin American Literature at UW-Madison with a minor certificate in Gender and Women’s Studies. She received her BA in Spanish at the University of Iowa in 2010 and her MA in Spanish and Latin American literature in 2013 at UW-Madison. When not doing transcription and translation at QHRC, Emi teaches a variety of Spanish courses at UW-Madison while also pursuing the completion of her thesis. 

Casey Hines-Munson

Casey is a coder and English-language transcriptionist at QHRC. She is pursuing her BS in Sociology with a concentration in Analysis and Research and Honors in the Liberal Arts, and has been involved in a variety of research ranging from medical research to qualitative coding. After graduating in May of 2018, she plans to pursue a Masters in Public Health as well as a PA certification. 

Pablo Sanz

Pablo Sanz is an English and Spanish transcriptionist and translator at QHRC. Pablo Sanz is a Spanish Transcriptionist and Translator at QHRC. He is originally from Spain, but has been living in Madison since 2013. Previously, he worked as a Systems Analyst at National Decision Support Company (NDSC), a Madison start-up focused on optimizing radiological treatment decisions. He is currently becoming certified as a healthcare interpreter and also works as a part-time stay-at-home dad.

Alex Wills  

Alex is an English and Spanish transcriptionist and translator at QHRC. In December of 2014, she completed a bachelor's degree in Spanish, as well as certificates in Chicano & Latino Studies, and Gender & Women's Studies. She is now pursuing her master's degree in Spanish Linguistics at UW-Madison and a certification in medical interpreting.