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Paul D Cleary

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)

Dr. Cleary is the C-E.A. Winslow Professor in Epidemiology and Public Health and Dean of the Yale School of Public Health. He is also a member of the National Academy of Medicine. His research focuses on patient-centered care and quality.  He is the PI of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS IV), funded by AHRQ to develop survey protocols for collecting information from consumers regarding their health plans and services. He has worked extensively with the CMS CAHPS survey administered to Medicare beneficiaries. Dr. Cleary’s expertise in measuring patient satisfaction allows for mentoring opportunities for YSIS Scholars. Furthermore, as PI of the Meeting Community Needs across the Prevention Spectrum Prevention Research Center (PRC), Dr. Cleary can facilitate participation in community-based projects. His expertise in medical sociology, instrument development, and involvement in the patient-centered movements will be invaluable for Scholars performing original data collection. Dr. Cleary also has extensive experience in public and private partnerships to translate and disseminate research into practice.