LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas HEALS, a nonprofit membership-based healthcare association, announced today that it recently added Dr. Gillian Barclay to its Executive Committee. She was also appointed co-chair of the Las Vegas HEALS Legislative Task Force.
Dr. Barclay is currently the Industry Specialist in Healthcare for the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development. She is a member of expert groups at the National Academy of Medicine within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. She also is an expert reviewer for national and global initiatives that develop and scale digital technology for community and global development. She has taught at the Harvard School of Public Health and Hunter College at the City University of New York. She also been published in peer-reviewed literature and has been a frequent presenter at conferences internationally. She earned a Doctorate in Public Health from Harvard University and a Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan. She also holds a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy and completed her residency at New York Hospital. Her undergraduate degree was earned at the University of the West Indies.
“We are excited to welcome Dr. Barclay to the Las Vegas HEALS Executive Committee,” said Doug Geinzer, CEO of Las Vegas HEALS. “She has been a member of our Board of Directors since the beginning, and we are thrilled to appoint her to another Las Vegas HEALS committee. Her experience in the healthcare industry is invaluable, and we know that she will help us move forward in achieving our goals.”
The Executive Committee is dedicated to advancing healthcare quality and perception in Southern Nevada through providing time, resources and leadership for the efforts of Las Vegas HEALS. There are several networking opportunities for members to meet other healthcare professionals and businesses that support healthcare. The monthly Healthcare Happy Hour is the largest networking event attended by physicians, healthcare administrators, allied health professionals and those who support the growth of healthcare. The organization relocated its offices to the Roseman University Summerlin Campus at One Breakthrough Way in 2018. The new space is situated across from Roseman University’s 98-seat auditorium, which the organization uses for various events. Las Vegas HEALS recently partnered with GOED on the “Diversifying the Health Economy in Nevada” conference.
About Las Vegas HEALS
Founded in 2002, Las Vegas HEALS (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Leadership in Southern Nevada) is a nonprofit, membership-based association whose mission is to foster strategic alliances in the healthcare community, collaborating on workforce issues, and being a proactive force for legislative initiatives to improve access and the delivery of quality healthcare. The organization now represents members who collectively employ over 34,000 healthcare professionals. Multiple task forces, councils and committees meet on a regular basis to address various issues and opportunities.