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Susan McLaren

Assistant Project Director    

M.P.H., Emory University
B.S., Emory University


Susan McLaren is an assistant project director with the Georgia Health Policy Center. She leads the research and evaluation work for the Center of Excellence for Children’s Behavioral Health team. Her evaluation projects are related to children’s behavioral health, Systems of Care, Medicaid, Georgia’s Children’s Health Insurance Program, care coordination, program evaluation, and collaborative learning initiatives.

McLaren has presented her work at a number of conferences including the Academy Health Annual Research Arm; National Behavioral Health Council Conference; Annual Research and Policy Conference for Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health; National Network of Public Health Institutes; American Evaluation Association; Annual Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative Meeting; and the National Medical Legal Partnership Summit. She is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and an active member in the Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives.