Prof. Paul Barach
Paul is a Clinical Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and is a practicing double board certified physician. A scientist in Anesthesiology and Critical care, from the Massachusetts General Hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School
He is a formally trained health services researcher, with advanced post graduate training in quality improvement and lean techniques at Intermountain Healthcare, and in advanced medical education and assessment methods from the Harvard Medical School Josiah Macy Program. He has had additional training in epidemiology and statistics including both methodological as well as applied HTA research.
He has particular expertise in the design of healthcare facilities, culture and structure of acute settings, leadership, management and change in health sector organizations, quality and safety in health care, resilient health care, accreditation and surveying processes in international context and the restructuring of health services.
Professor Barach has published extensively (more than 200 refereed contributions, and 300 total publications, 5 books). He has presented at or chaired international and national conferences, workshops, symposia and meetings on more than 500 occasions, including over 60 keynote addresses.
He referees for 20 journals and for international health research bodies as well as for many international conferences and symposia. Paul has advised the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank and has served as a consultant on health care reform to governments in a number of countries focused on reducing burden of NCD’s working in Asia, GCC, MENA, and Africa including targeted health systems strengthening and delivery of better clinical services