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Distinguished Faculty and Senior Associate Dean
Responsible for all activities related to the practice mission of the School, which includes oversight of more than 10 different faculty practice sites and satellite sites that serve elementary schools, domestic violence shelters, and congregate living high rise apartment buildings for disabled and frail elderly. She also serves as a consultant to University Community Health Services, Inc, the newest federally qualified health center in the state. From 1989 until 1995, she was Program Director for the graduate Nursing Administration specialty where she introduced the first quality improvement course at the University, and integrated case management content into the curriculum. She has assisted institutions with development of clinical integration strategies and tools, redesign of organizational structure to optimize quality and efficiency, JACHO preparation, outcome measurement and management, and design/redesign of clinical pathway and case and disease management systems. She is a frequent national speaker and has published numerous articles.