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Bryan D. Clutz, Ph.D., Assumes Research Director Role at The Academy


The Academy is delighted to announce that Bryan D. Clutz, Ph.D., Senior Director of Administrative Forums, will assume the role of Research Director. While continuing his role with the CHRO, COO, CSO, and CLO Forums, he will lead The Academy’s research team to study and analyze the organization, financing, and delivery of healthcare for Leading Health Systems. Melissa Stahl, Research Manager, will continue her work as point person on The Academy's survey research.

Over the course of the third and fourth quarter, The Academy will produce several research studies on issues of strategic relevance to large health systems. Current research initiatives includes: 

  • The Academy – H2C Strategic Survey (Sponsored by H2C) 
  • Reducing Medical Errors at Leading Health Systems (Sponsored by Philips)
  • Value-Based Contracting at Leading Health Systems (Sponsored by Lumeris)
  • Vendor Neutral Archives at Leading Health Systems (Sponsored by Fuji)
  • Predictive Analytics in Oncology (Sponsored by Syapse)
  • Artificial Intelligence in Leading Health Systems: Clinical, Operational & Financial Applications (Sponsored by Digital Reasoning)
  • 2018 Healthcare IT Outlook Conference (Sponsored by UPMC Center for Connected Medicine)

Bryan will add valuable experience and insight on all of The Academy's research initiatives. For more information, view his bio below. 


Bryan D. Clutz, Ph.D.
Director of Research
Senior Director, Administrative Forums
The Health Management Academy

Bryan D. Clutz, Ph.D. is Director of Research and leads The Health Management Academy’s research agenda that studies and analyzes the organization, financing, and delivery of healthcare. In addition, he serves as Senior Director of The Academy’s Administrative Forums.

Prior to joining The Academy, Bryan worked in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center and Strong Memorial Hospital. There, he was involved with the daily operations of several large-scale, federally funded clinical trials that focused on improving healthcare and developing sustainable models for identifying and treating urban children who suffer from childhood asthma.

In addition, Bryan was also previously on the faculty at Nazareth College in Rochester, New York, where he was an adjunct professor in the School of Health and Human Services, leading graduate-level courses in child, adolescent, and adult psychopathology.

He has presented research at several nationally recognized meetings, conferences, and organizations such as Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), and the Conference on Human Development.

Bryan received a BA in Psychology from Hartwick College and his MS and Ph.D. in Education and Human Development from the University of Rochester.