Clayton Williams

Director, Clinical Transformation
(504) 247-8379
Clayton Williams serves as Director of Clinical Transformation for the Louisiana Public Health Institute, and as Executive Director for the Partnership for Advancing Total Health (PATH), a supporting organization of the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI) that uses health information technology and other supportive services to advance the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Triple Aim. In 2012, Clayton was named the Senior Director / Global Affairs Principal for Ascension Hospital System, the largest nonprofit hospital corporation in the US. In 2010, he was appointed by the governor as Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital’s Assistant Secretary over the Office of Public Health. The Louisiana Office of Public Health (OPH) is the state’s principal agency concerned with the protection and promotion health of the population as a whole. From 2001-2009, Clayton served as director of Health Systems Development at the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), where he led a wide variety of local and state public health programs. Clayton holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and a Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in health policy and systems development from Tulane University; he completed a post-graduate research fellowship at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and is a graduate of the National Public Health Leadership Institute and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government’s Fellowship for New State Health Officials.