Paul Alexander Clark
Director of Healthcare Research
Inspired by his own experience as a patient for 20 years recovering from a traumatic childhood accident, Paul Clark devoted his professional life to improving healthcare, serving as Director of Healthcare Research for Digital Reasoning. Previously, Paul served as Vice President of Research & Education at The Health Management Academy leading the research agenda and educational development for C-Suite executives of America’s leading health systems. At Press Ganey, Paul originated the position and development of patient satisfaction improvement solutions as Director of Knowledge Management, where he led a team of researchers conducting quantitative and qualitative research to determine best practices for improving health care quality. He also managed the Internet presence for the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and the launch of two leading peer-reviewed scientific journals. Paul’s extensive research includes two books, two book chapters, over a dozen peer-reviewed original research articles and hundreds of conference presentations. Paul earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Public Administration in Science and Technology Policy from George Mason University, a Master of Arts in Bioethics and Healthcare Policy from the Loyola University Chicago, and a Masters of Healthcare Administration from the University of North Carolina. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.