Sean Clark joined Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s Health and Human Services Administration Program as an Adjunct Instructor in 2015. He hails from Seattle, Washington where he lived for most of his childhood, before moving to Rochester, Minnesota about nine years ago.
Sean studied economics as an undergraduate, at the University of Washington. He completed his Master of Arts degree in Health and Human Services Administration at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (SMUMN) in 2012. Since joining the Saint Mary's faculty, he has helped design and teach the online Capstone and Health Sector Quality and Performance Improvement classes.
Professionally, Sean has over 24 years of experience working with teams as an improvement facilitator and practitioner. Sean has served in operational management, as well as business consulting roles, in a variety of industries. After transitioning from manufacturing to healthcare about nine years ago, Sean began working as a Health Systems Engineer at a nationally ranked academic medical center. In that role, he built extensive experience in coaching and leading healthcare improvement efforts. Sean now serves as a Principal Quality Improvement Advisor and Instructor within the institution's College of Medicine Quality Academy, where he teaches Lean and Quality Improvement methodologies.
- Instructor, Health and Human Services Administration, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
- Instructor, Health Systems Engineering, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine