Colleen E. Clancy, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel

Colleen Clancy

Colleen E. Clancy is Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel and a professor in the Departments of Physiology and Membrane Biology and Pharmacology.

The Office of Academic Personnel oversees the processing of all UC Davis School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing academic personnel actions. Its purview also includes personnel-related activities such as academic recruitment; appointment, merit and promotion review; faculty development; sabbatical leaves; Health Sciences Compensation Plan salary administration; diversity programs; employee and labor relations; and conflict management.

Clancy has served as chair of a UC System-wide Committee on Affirmative Action and Diversity; chair of the Compensation Advisory Committee at the UC Davis School of Medicine; and on the school’s faculty salary equity task force. She is an alumna of the 2015–16 class for the national program Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM), and was awarded the 2014 Dean’s Excellence in Mentoring Award in the area of Research at the UC Davis School of Medicine. Clancy was also the recipient of the 2018 Deans’ Team Award for Excellence in the area of Research, the 2018–19 Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community in the Academic Senate Category and the 2018–19 Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community in the Special Recognition Category (team award).

Clancy has authored more than 80 publications. She has served on multiple editorial boards, the advisory board of the National Biomedical Computation Resource, as a member of the NIH Multiscale Modeling Consortium and on the Heart Rhythm Society Fellowship Subcommittee. Additionally, she engages in peer review for dozens of national and international granting agencies and journals. Clancy and a multidisciplinary team of junior and senior investigators are funded by multiple NIH programs to support computational modeling and simulation of physiological systems research.

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