Position title: Assistant Professor
Andrew Quanbeck, PhD, is an assistant professor in the University of Wisconsin’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and an honorary associate of the University of Wisconsin’s Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering. Dr. Quanbeck also serves as a faculty member at the UW’s Clinical and Translational Science Award program. In this capacity, he consults with clinical researchers across campus to help them apply dissemination and implementation concepts to extend the impact of their work.
Dr. Quanbeck heads the Implementation Science and Engineering Lab at UW. His research draws upon concepts from systems engineering in developing innovative approaches to implementing evidence-based practices in healthcare. His research focuses specifically on the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders in primary care settings. He has been the principal investigator on several grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and is currently conducting research funded by two R01s. One study, funded by the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) from 2018 – 2023, investigates the use of mobile health technology among patients in primary care who have substance use disorders. The other study, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) also from 2018 – 2023, uses systems consultation, an innovative blend of implementation strategies, to promote the use of clinical guidelines for opioid prescribing. Dr. Quanbeck has authored 29 peer-reviewed papers.