About

Our Team


Our Dedicated Coordinating Center Team
Program Director
Khurshid Ghani, MD, MS
Dr. Ghani is a Professor of Urology at the University of Michigan. He is a fellowship-trained robotic surgeon and endourologist. In 2014 Dr. Ghani was selected for the University of Michigan Patient Safety and Quality Leadership (PASQUAL) Scholars Program. As Program Director of MUSIC, Dr. Ghani plays a leadership role in all aspects of the collaborative’s operations and quality improvement activities.
Administrative Officer
Susan M. Linsell, MHSA
Susan Linsell is the MUSIC Administrative Officer with a background in Industrial Engineering and Health Services Administration, and is Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certified. She plans and directs the administrative, operational, and strategic aspects of the collaborative.
Strategy Advisor
James E. Montie, MD
Dr. Montie is a former Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at the University of Michigan. He is an internationally-recognized authority in the field of urological oncology and also one of the pioneers of urological health services research. As a Strategy Advisor for MUSIC, Dr. Montie provides significant input, guidance and direction on the strategic vision of the collaborative.
Strategy Advisor
David C. Miller, MD, MPH
Dr. David Miller is a Professor of Urology at the University of Michigan and formerly served as the Program Director for MUSIC. He now serves as a Strategy Advisor for MUSIC, providing significant input, guidance and direction on the strategic vision of the collaborative.
Prostate Program Director
Arvin George, MD
Dr. George is an Assistant Professor of Urology at Michigan Medicine. He is a fellowship trained urologic oncologist and endourologist with clinical interests focused on novel prostate cancer imaging, diagnostics, and treatment. As the MUSIC Prostate Programs Director, Dr. George plays a vital role in leading the collaborative to improve the quality of care for prostate cancer patients.
Prostate Program Co-Director
Alice Semerjian, MD
Dr. Alice Semerjian is a Board Certified Urologist and Director of Urologic Oncology at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor. She provides physician leadership and expertise for the large prostate QI portfolio of projects. She also serves as a physician leader for the MUSIC KIDNEY program.
ROCKS Program Director
Casey Dauw, MD
Dr. Dauw is an Associate Professor of Urology at the Michigan Medicine. He is a fellowship trained endourologist with clinical interests focused on kidney stone disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). As the MUSIC ROCKS Program Director, Dr. Dauw plays a vital role in leading the collaborative to improve the quality of care for kidney stone patients with a specific focus on avoiding modifiable Emergency Department visits following ureteroscopy (URS) and shockwave lithotripsy (SWL).
KIDNEY Program Director
Brian Lane, MD, PhD
Dr. Lane is Chief of Urology at Spectrum Health Medical Group and an Associate Professor of Urology at Michigan State University. He is a fellowship-trained urological oncologist with a clinical practice devoted to the care of patients with kidney, prostate, bladder and other urological cancers. As the MUSIC KIDNEY Program Director, Dr. Lane leads the collaborative to improving care for localized renal mass patients throughout Michigan.
KIDNEY Program Co-Director
Craig Rogers, MD
Dr. Rogers is the Chair of Urology at Henry Ford Health System and as a fellowship trained urologic oncologist, specializes in the robotic surgery for kidney cancer and prostate cancer, among other urologic diseases. As the KIDNEY Co-Director, Dr. Rogers provides critical physician leadership and expertise for the program.
Physician Lead, Primary Care Integration
Archana Radhakrishnan, MD
Dr. Radhakrishnan is a primary care physician (PCP) and clinical investigator with Michigan Medicine. She focuses on understanding and optimizing the role of primary care providers in the care of patients throughout the cancer continuum, with a particular interest in the management of low-risk cancers particularly with active surveillance. As the Primary Care Physician Lead for MUSIC, Dr. Radhakrishnan is committed to increasing PCP’s awareness of MUSIC’s quality improvement interventions and further integrating them into the care of patients with urologic diseases e.g., prostate cancer.
Program Manager
Anna Johnson, MS
Anna Johnson is the MUSIC Program Manager, providing oversight of all program quality improvement activities and analytic work. Anna also serves as the project manager for Prostate MRI/Fusion Biopsy and prostate-related clinical trials, GMINOR and GMAJOR.
Project Manager
Stephanie Ferrante, BS
Stephanie Ferrante serves as the Prostate Project Manager, overseeing the various prostate-related initiatives and personally managing projects such as the transperinal prostate biopsy implementation, Notable Outcomes and Trackable Events after Surgery (NOTES), pain-control optimization, and Movember projects including GAP3 (Active Surveillance database) and TrueNTH Global Registry. Stephanie is also responsible for MUSIC marketing and branding, ensuring the quality of the data in the MUSIC registry and local implementation of quality improvement initiatives.
Project Manager
Bronson Conrado, MHSA
Bronson Conrado serves as the ROCKS Project Manager with a background in clinical operations management, quality improvement/innovation, data analytics, and is LEAN certified. Bronson manages and oversees the various ROCKS-related quality improvement and clinical trials while also monitoring the quality of the data in the MUSIC registry and assisting with local implementation of quality improvement activities.
Project Manager
Mahin Mirza, MPH
Mahin Mirza serves as the KIDNEY Project Manager. Mahin oversees the entire portfolio of KIDNEY-related quality improvement activities, while also directly managing prostate-related initiatives including prostate Active Surveillance and Radical Prostatectomy video review, and the ROCKS Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) program. She also assists with MUSIC Coordinating center day-to-day operations.
Statistician Lead
Ji Qi, MS
Ji Qi is the Statistician Lead for MUSIC. He provides statistical consulting and analytic support on a wide range of quality improvement, academic and operational projects, with a primary focus on MUSIC Prostate and KIDNEY programs.
Senior Biostatistician
Stephanie Daignault-Newton, MS
Stephanie Daignault-Newton is a Senior Biostatistician for MUSIC. She provides statistical expertise and analytic support on a wide range of quality improvement, academic and operational projects, with a primary focus on MUSIC ROCKS, as well as the program’s clinical trials.
Database Manager
Rabia Martin
Rabia Martin is the Database Manager for MUSIC. She spearheads and oversees local data abstraction, provides keen insight in the development and enhancement of the registry, provides training and education to data abstractors, and serves as a primary point of contact for data abstraction related inquiries. Rabia is also the Project Manager of the Radical Prostatectomy Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) program.
Administrative Specialist
Corinne Labardee, MPH
Corinne Labardee has a background in public health education and promotion. She assists with day-to-day operations, local data registry entry and maintenance, and event planning. Corinne manages MUSIC’s social media platform, maintains the program’s website, and aids in the coordination of quality improvement projects, among other responsibilities.