Biography

Lecturer

Health Systems Science

Dr. James DeFontes III is an anesthesiologist who has held academic and leadership roles throughout his career. His background encompasses local, regional, and national leadership roles that have required vision, strategic planning, and execution. Through his work and research, Dr. DeFontes investigates ways to identify performance gaps as well as how to improve systems and processes, with an aim to increase operational efficiency and effectiveness.

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