Jamie Fairclough

Jamie Fairclough, PhD, MPH, MS

Associate Dean for Research Assessment & Evaluation, Professor

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship – Behavioral Medicine Research, Duke University Medical Center
  • Dual Postgraduate Programs – Data Science & Business Analytics | Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, University of Texas at Austin
  • PhD – Human Sciences, Florida State University
  • MPH – Public Health, University of Florida
  • MS – Pharmacy (Applied Pharmacoeconomics), University of Florida
  • BS – Health Science Education, University of Florida

Dr. Jamie Fairclough joined the Roseman College of Medicine in July 2020. Her primary responsibilities at Roseman are to oversee assessment and evaluation efforts within the college and provide strategic leadership over the Data Science & Analytics (DSA) Unit. She brings over a decade of experience in health professions education leadership, assessment and evaluation planning, program accreditation, and continuing education administration.

As a data scientist with formal training in data engineering, Dr. Fairclough works closely with information technology (IT) leaders to design, implement, and manage robust data infrastructure systems that support unit-level data strategies. She also conducts comprehensive analytic capabilities needs assessments and advises senior leadership on the adoption of cost-effective analytic solutions and cloud computing platforms that meet the broader needs of the medical school. With expertise in advanced analytics and evaluation procedures, Dr. Fairclough has worked as a government operations consultant overseeing a statewide epidemiologic surveillance system and has served as a chief evaluator on a multimillion-dollar science and engineering grant awarded by the United States Department of Education (USDE). She also has over 15 years of experience teaching in public and private universities and has served as course director for secondary, undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses that fall within her areas of expertise.

Teaching Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Economics
  • Public Health Research Methods
Research Interests:
  • Population health analytics
  • AI/Machine learning applications in health care
  • Health economics and outcomes research
  • Assessment analytics
  • Evaluation research
Service to Profession:
  • Peer Evaluator for Regional Accreditation, Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), 2021-Present
  • Data Standards Work Group Member, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) MedBiquitous, 2021-Present
  • Women in Data Science (WiDS) Ambassador, Stanford University, 2021-Present
  • CE Accreditation Field Reviewer, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 2013-Present
Service to Community:
  • Instructor, Roseman Medicine ASPIRE Program, 2021-Present
  • Volunteer, Roseman COVID-19 Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic, 2021-Present
  • Community Health Assessment Steering Committee Member, Southern Nevada Health District, 2020-Present
Select Peer-Reviewed Publications:
  1. Schneider GW, Lage O, Fairclough J, Raventos V, De Los Santos M. (In prep). The Brief Attitudes Survey for Interprofessional Collaborative Learning: The design, reliability, and validation of a new instrument. Cureus. 2021 Dec 7; 13(12): e20238. doi:10.7759/cureus.20238.
  2. Fairclough J, Richardson J, Santen S, Sheu L. The role of program evaluation in valued-added medical education: Overall outcomes and connections to the assessment of learning. In: Gonzalo J, Hammoud, M, Schneider GW, eds. Value-Added Roles for Medical Students. Elsevier; 2021.
  3. Mezentsef A, Jackson P, Baig U, Fairclough JL, Brooks C, et al. Hair cortisol and perceived stress in health-studies students during summer break and fall term. J Steroids Horm Sci. 2017 Jan 23; 8:183.
  4. DellaVecchia MJ, Claudio, AM, Fairclough JL. A pharmacy student’s role as a teaching assistant in an undergraduate medicinal chemistry course: Implementation, evaluation, and unexpected opportunities for educational outreach. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2017 Aug 18; 9(6): 1080-1090.
  5. Axtell S, Haines S, Fairclough J. Effectiveness of various methods of teaching proper inhaler technique. J Pharm Pract. 2016 Jul 9; 30(2): 195-201.
  6. Pauly J, Poulakos M, Fairclough J, Chahine E. Implementing and assessing an elective learning experience in medical missions for PGY-1 pharmacy residents. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2016 Jul; 8(4): 559-564.
  7. Guirguis E, Grace Y, Henneman A, Fairclough J, Skaff A, Morris H. Assessment of the integration of cumulative case-based quizzes in two pharmacotherapy courses: an exploratory study. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2015 Mar; 7(2): 151-156.
  8. Greene E, Haines S, Fairclough J. An exploratory study of student pharmacists’ perceived value of specific and general learning objectives. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2014 Jan; 6(1): 135-142.
  9. Darling C, Olmstead S, Lund V, Fairclough J. Bipolar disorder: Medication adherence and life contentment. Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2008 Jun; 22(3): 113-126.

Last updated: 01/26/2022