Christine Bader

2015 cohort, University of Pennsylvania
Christine Bader, MS, BSN, RN, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar at the Independence Blue Cross Foundation, is interested in conducting translational research furthering evidence-based practice that can be rapidly applied to the clinical setting. There is an urgent need in the United States to promote a common standard for measuring health care outcomes, to enable rapid adoption of proven practices, help reduce unwanted variation, and improve the coordination of care over time and across treatment venues. More specifically, Bader is interested in helping people who have sustained major extremity trauma through measuring pain and behavioral health outcomes during transitions of care and through rehabilitation and reintegration.

Bader earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Pennsylvania State University, and her Master of Science from the California College of Health Sciences.

Bader is a nurse executive professional with experience in a variety of settings within the Department of Defense, including executive leadership, health care policy, clinical medicine/surgery, and community/public health. She is an American Nurses Credentialing Center board certified nurse executive.

Bader lives in McLean, VA.