Paul D Cleary, PhD

Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor of Sociology and in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies; Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

Research Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS | YSPH Global Health Concentration

Stress & Addiction Clinical Research Program

Yale Institute for Global Health

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Global Health; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Health Services Research; HIV Infections; Public Health; Quality of Health Care

Research Summary

Professor Cleary's research includes developing better methods for using patient reports about their care and health status to evaluate the quality of medical care and studying the relationships between clinician and organizational characteristics and the quality of medical care. His past research includes a study of how organizational characteristics affect the costs and quality of care for persons with AIDS, a national evaluation of a continuous quality improvement initiative in clinics providing care to HIV infected individuals, and a study of the long term impact of patient-centered hospital care. He is Principal Investigator of one of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) grants funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to develop surveys for collecting information from consumers regarding their health care. He also is Principal Investigator and Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA).

Specialized Terms: Health Care Quality; Quality Improvement; Healthcare Organizations; Patient-Centered Care; Health Services Research

Extensive Research Description

His past research includes a study of how organizational characteristics affect the costs and quality of care for persons with AIDS, a national evaluation of a continuous quality improvement initiative in clinics providing care to HIV infected individuals, and a study of the long term impact of patient-centered hospital care. He is Principal Investigator of one of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) grants funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to develop surveys for collecting information from consumers regarding their health plans and services. He also is Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS.

Activities

  • Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) China; Estonia; Ghana; India; Liberia; Malaysia; Peru; Russia; Uganda; South Africa (1997)

    The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) was established in 1997 and is currently New England's only National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded AIDS research center. CIRA brings together scientists from 25 different disciplines and three institutions including Yale...

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Paul D Cleary, PhD
Office Location
60 College Street, Ste 300A
New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Health Policy & ManagementPO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034

Curriculum Vitae