Author: Ann Scheck McAlearney
Ann McAlearney is Professor and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Family Medicine in The Ohio State University (College of Medicine, and holds joint appointments as Professor of Health Services Management and Policy in the College of Public Health, and Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine. Dr. McAlearney received her Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree in English and Biological Sciences from Stanford University, her MS in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, and her ScD in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health. Her current research projects involve studying new care models such as the Accountable Care Organization and the Patient-Centered Medical Home, exploring ways to create organizational and systems solutions to care delivery problems, and studying topics related to primary care quality improvement, information technology innovations in health care, and population health management. She is also actively engaged in management and organizational research in healthcare, including the areas of leadership development, organizational learning, and systems improvement.