Sebelius Names New Healthcare Research And Quality Chief

Law360, New York (August 20, 2013, 5:09 PM ET) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday that she had promoted U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Assistant Deputy Secretary Richard Kronick to lead the agency, following AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy's announcement that she would step down.

Kronick, currently the AHRQ's deputy assistant secretary for planning and evaluation, will become director of the agency after Clancy steps down, according to a notice in an AHRQ newsletter. He has been with the agency since January 2010, where he has helped to oversee policy research on...
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