Paul Cleary from Yale University to speak in St Andrews

Professor Paul D. Cleary, Dean at the Yale School of Public Health in New Haven, Connecticut will present on ‘Measuring and assessing the effects of patient-centred care’ on Tuesday 6th Mar 2012, 4:00 PM at the University of St Andrews, School of Medicine, MBS Seminar room 1.

Professor Cleary’s work is internationally widely recognised. He is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in the United States. His many awards include the 2002 Distinguished Investigator Award of the Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy. He is the Editorial Director of the Milbank Memorial Fund and chairs the National Advisory Committee of the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research Program.

In 2010, Professor Cleary received the Picker Institute’s Award for Excellence for his commitment to patient-centered care, the surveying patient experiences and his work that explores the links between quality patient experiences positive patient outcomes.

To date Paul Cleary has authored or co-authored around 300 journal articles focusing on health behaviours, patient assessment of healthcare and outcomes, quality improvement and health quality.

His international work is linked to the Hispanic Institute for Community Research at Yale and The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA), which facilitates HIV prevention research both in the United States and abroad. Learn more about Professor Cleary on the Yale University website.

The seminar will be hosted by Professor Peter Donnelly, Associate Director of SDHI.

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