Kimberly Mueller, M.S., is research assistant at Issues Research, Inc., in Durango, Colorado. She earned an M.S. in social administration from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University and an M.S. in public health from the University of Utah. A licensed clinical social worker, she has over 10 years experience in end-of-life and tertiary health care settings. Before joining Issues Research, Ms. Mueller was a project coordinator for the Association for Utah Community Health, where she supported the implementation of chronic care and quality improvement models in community-based primary care clinics.