Elizabeth A. Bayliss, MD, MSPH

Senior Investigator

Elizabeth A. Bayliss, MD, MSPH, is a Senior Investigator at the Institute for Health Research. Dr. Bayliss' research focuses on processes of care and methods for studying care delivery for patients and populations with complex care needs.

Dr. Bayliss completed her medical training at the University of Colorado Denver, where she also received her Master of Science in Public Health. She has served as Principal Investigator on studies of competing demands affecting individuals with complex care needs, developing quality measures for complex patients, assessing the impact of primary and specialty care continuity within an integrated delivery system, and improving medication prescribing practices for older adults with multiple chronic medical conditions.

Dr. Bayliss is a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where she directs the Primary Care Research Fellowship in health services research.

Selected Research:

  • Optimal Medication Management in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia (OptiMIze)
    • Funder: National Institute on Aging
    • Award End Date: 08/31/2022

  • Ethical Aspects of Physician Decision Making for Deprescribing
    • Funder: National Institute on Aging
    • Award End Date: 06/30/2021

  • NIA AD/ADRD Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory
    • Funder: National Institute on Aging
    • Award End Date: 03/31/2024

  • US Deprescribing Research Network
    • Funder: National Institute on Aging
    • Award End Date: 07/31/2024

  • Care System Analytics for Complex Patients
    • Funder: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    • Award End Date: 09/30/22