Project Title/Research Interests: Improving Team Functioning and Team Well-Being in Primary Care: A Mixed Methods Study

Ms. Ovsepyan received her bachelor’s degree from UCLA in 2001, with majors in Psychology and English Literature, and a minor in Applied Developmental Psychology.  In 2005, she received her Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where she was a publishing member of the law review journal.  She then became licensed to practice law in the states of California and Nevada, and proceeded to practice law for the next eight years in the areas of healthcare regulations, transactions and litigation.  Throughout her time in practice, Ms. Ovsepyan contributed to a number of health law publications and speaking engagements.  She also served on the Executive Board and program planning committees for the LA County Bar Association, Health Law Section.  In 2015, Ms. Ovsepyan earned her Executive MPH from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.  Her fieldwork focused on health delivery program implementations and evaluations, and her coursework included healthcare leadership, organizational change and management. Her interests lie in the areas of health organizational behaviors, implementation and evaluation, and change management.  Her plans include a career in academia and research, in conjunction with an organizational role with a health care delivery institution.  Ms. Ovsepyan is bilingual in English and Armenian.