Ph.D., Cornell University
M.A., University of Texas at Austin
Dr. McLean began his career in health economics and finance as a Research Associate in the American Medical Association’s Center for Health Services Research and Development. Prior to his retirement, he held academic positions at the University of Kansas, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Creighton University. From 2005 to 2012, he was Director (later, Head) of University Relations at CFA Institute, a global association of financial professionals. He has taught in professional development programs for health management professionals in Armenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Czech Republic, the Philippines, and Ukraine. He has served as a Fulbright lecturer at the Czech Republic’s Palacký University, and has been a Visiting Professor of Public Health at King Saud University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His research has appeared in the American Journal of Public Health, Health Services Research, the Health Care Management Review, Health Services Management Research, the Journal of Health Administration Education, and other journals. He is author of four books, including Financial Management in Health Care Organizations (1st and 2nd editions, Cengage Learning). He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.