Sarah Henrickson Parker, director of human factors research and senior director of the Center for Simulation, Research and Patient Safety at Carilion Clinic, and chair of the Department of Interprofessionalism at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Parker, who is also a research associate professor at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and in the medical school’s Department of Basic Science Education, centers her work on the study of human factors in health care delivery, working closely with clinicians to improve patient safety and quality of care.