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Richard Davis
Richard O. Davis, Ph.D.

Vice President for Innovation and Patient Safety for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Executive Director, Ambulatory Operations for Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Ambulatory Operations

A faculty member in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Division of Health Policy and Management and in the Business of Medicine program of the university’s Carey School of Business, Mr. Davis has spent more than a decade teaching graduate-level courses on leadership, organizational behavior, and quality in medical settings. He also regularly provides consultation services on leadership, quality, efficiency, cost control, patient safety and related issues to public and private health systems both nationally and internationally.

Mr. Davis came to Hopkins in 1994 as manager of administrative and building services. He was named administrator of the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center and its surgery and special procedures units in 1995; senior director of The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s admitting department in 1999; and senior director of Johns Hopkins Health System’s ambulatory services, practice management and quality improvement, administrative fellowship program and operations integration in 2001.

The recipient of a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan in 1982 and a master’s degree in education from Harvard in 1986, Mr. Davis received a Ph.D. in health policy and management from the Bloomberg School of Public Health in 1993.

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