Dr. Francis Chesley, Jr.

Director, Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations (OEREP) and Director, Offices of Minority and Women's Health

Francis D. Chesley, M.D.

Francis D. Chesley, M.D.:

  • Provides leadership in the development of health services research training, career development, and institutional infrastructure programs.
  • Is the AHRQ Research Integrity Liaison Officer.
  • Coordinates the AHRQ Institutional Review Board and Research Data and Safety Monitoring activities.
  • Directs the Agency's research grant application peer review program.
  • Manages and conducts health services research on priority populations and health disparities.
  • Serves as the AHRQ Regulatory Policy Office.
  • Is responsible for the development and implementation of Agency extramural research policies and procedures.

Dr. Chesley received a Bachelor’s Degree from Georgetown University and his M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed post-graduate residency training in Internal Medicine at the Georgetown University Medical Center, including serving as Chief Medical Resident, and completed a General Internal Medicine Clinical Fellowship in the Department of Medicine at the Georgetown University Medical Center.

Page last reviewed February 2019
Page originally created December 2015
Internet Citation: Dr. Francis Chesley, Jr.. Content last reviewed February 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/oerep/fchesley-bio.html
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