|Carolyn Clancy, M.D.|
The Saint Louis University School of Law's Center for Health Law Studies will host Carolyn Clancy, M.D., director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, on noon Monday, Oct. 17, in the William H. Kniep Courtroom. Clancy will present "Redefining Health Care: Closing the Gaps Between Research, Practice and Policy."
A general internist and health services researcher, Clancy is a graduate of Boston College and the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She was appointed director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in 2003 and reappointed in 2009.
Clancy was a Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia. She holds an academic appointment at the George Washington University School of Medicine and serves as senior associate editor for the journal Health Services Research, as well as multiple other editorial boards.
Her major research interests include improving health care quality and patient safety and reducing disparities in care associated with patients' race, ethnicity, gender, income and education. As Director of AHRQ, she launched the first annual report to Congress on health care disparities and health care quality.
This lecture is eligible for 1.0 credit hours of Missouri Continuing Legal Education.