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Institute for Implementation Science in Health Care

Lauren Clack

Lauren Clack, Professor

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Lauren Clack holds a PhD in psychology from the University of Zurich and an MSc in Applied Ergonomics from the University of Nottingham.

She began working as a behavioral scientist in the field of hospital infection prevention at the University Hospital Geneva (2011-2012), where she was involved in international research projects that sought to define the core components of infection prevention programs and explore the factors influencing implementation of infection prevention practices in European hospitals.

From 2012 until 2021, she worked as a researcher and project leader at the University Hospital Zürich Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, where she specialized in the application of implementation science and user-centered design to improve the systematic integration of evidence-based infection prevention practices into care delivery.

On December 7, 2020, she was appointed Assistant Professor for Implementation Science in Health Care with tenure track at the University of Zurich.

Link  to the inaugural lecture on 7 May 2022: "Implementation science in health care: the Science and the Practice"

Professor Lauren Clack on ORCID