Samantha Jacques, PhD, FACHE

Vice President, Clinical Engineering, McLaren Health Care | Grand Blanc, MI

Samantha Jacques, PhD, FACHE, is the Vice President of Clinical Engineering at McLaren. She manages Services throughout the McLaren system including 14 hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, and Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers. Prior to McLaren, she was Director of Clinical Engineering at Penn State Health. She has more than 10 years of experience as a healthcare director, is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, and is a board member for the American College of Clinical Engineering. She is active in the creation of AAMI standards, works with the AAMI Foundation on Alarm Management and Healthcare Technology and works with CHIME on healthcare policy.  Prior to joining Penn State Health, she was the Director of Clinical Engineering at Texas Children’s Hospital.  She has a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Milwaukee School of Engineering and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University.