Title: Chief Quality and Risk Management Officer
Company: McLean Hospital
Location: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States
Gail Tsimprea, Chief Quality and Risk Management Officer at McLean Hospital, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in quality management and patient advocacy.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Southeastern Massachusetts University (now University of Massachusetts Dartmouth) in 1975, Dr. Tsimprea followed with a Master of Arts in rehabilitation counseling from Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1979. She continued her education with a Doctor of Philosophy in health services administration and social change from Walden University, Minneapolis, in 1988.
For over 40 years, Dr. Tsimprea has flourished as Chief Quality and Risk Management Officer at McLean Hospital in Belmont. In addition, she has also excelled as director of quality for in-patient services and a case manager for outpatient services with McLean Hospital, as an instructor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and in private practice. The recipient of numerous Partners in Excellence Awards as well as McLean Hospital’s Vision of Excellence award, her most notable accolade is a Presidential Citation from President Bill Clinton for her leadership, hard work, and commitment in the field of health care.
Over the course of her career, Dr. Tsimprea’s most valuable contribution has been patient advocacy, noting with pride the occasion she went to the statehouse along with other colleagues from the McLean Hospital to advocate for health benefits for people with mental illness. Additionally, through her current private practice, Dr. Tsimprea mentions that she has been helping alleviate the stigma to people with mental illness and that seeing improvements in her patients and witnessing how they became productive citizens of the community is truly gratifying. In the coming years, she is hoping to continue to make an impact supervising quality care management with McLean Hospital.
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