Clifton R. Gaus
Chairman and CEO
Prior to founding Health Professor, Clif was the Executive Vice President and
Chief Administrative Officer of WellPoint Health Networks Inc. In this position,
he was responsible for WellPoint's physician and hospital networks, medical
policy and market research and product branding. Prior to joining WellPoint,
Clif was Senior Vice President, Research and Development of Kaiser Permanente,
Oakland, California. From 1994 to 1997 he was the Administrator of the Agency
for Health Care Policy and Research in the Department of Health and Human Services
(HHS). Reporting directly to the Secretary of [HHS], AHRQ is the lead federal
Agency in studying health care organization, financing, quality, and technology.
During this time he also assisted in the preparation of the HIPAA legislative
proposals and actively participated in the passage of the legislation. He has
served in senior health positions under Presidents Nixon, Ford and Carter,
as well as in the Clinton Administration. In the late 1970's, Clif was Associate
Administrator for Policy, Planning and Research for the Health Care Financing
Administration (HCFA) and founded the Association for Health Services Research.
Chief Technology Officer, Information Technology
As the head of the Information Technology division for Health Professor, Ken is responsible for the
development and maintenance of all Health Professor systems and websites. Prior
to founding Health Professor, Ken was Director of Web Development for an advertising
company, and was directly responsible for devising strategies for getting information
onto the internet in easy to read and use formats. With over 21 years experience
in the computer industry, Ken brings a combination of software development,
database design and systems implementation knowledge from low-end single-customer
systems all the way through enterprise-level corporate applications. Ken holds
a Bachelors Degree from the California State University in Computer Science.
Customer Support Manger
With many years of customer service, Elizabeth is actively involved with each customer from sale to launch of the Medelearn
training system. She offers technical support as well as training in use of the system to customers. Before joining Health
Professor, she offered training and technical support to customers for a web based applicant tracking system. She holds a
Bachelors Degree from the California State University, Northridge.