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Carole Jean Magoffin

Carole Jean Magoffin, American health care executive. Peabody scholar, 1960; grantee Department Of Defense, 1985-1987, 86-88, National Center for Health Services Research, 1989, HCFA/HSQB, 1991, Department of Health and Human Services/Public Health Services AHCPR, since 1991, others; recipient Outcomes Research Career award Healthweek, 1989.


  • Magoffin, Carole Jean was born on April 12, 1942 in Lyons, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Jack Wilmer and Dorothy Virginia (DeSpain) Magoffin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, 1965. Master of Social Work, University Iowa, 1978.


    • Protective service worker Departments of Social Services, Oklahoma/New Jersey, 1964-1971. Social work consultant Medical College Vermont, Burlington, 1972-1974. Senior research assistant University Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, 1974-1978.

      Senior research associate National Conference on Social Welfare, Washington, 1978-1980. Director cmty and program development Vermont Health Policy Corporation, Waterbury, Vermont, 1980-1982. Senior consultant Mark Battle Associates, Washington, 1982.

      Director private sector programs American Health Planning Association, 1982-1984. Technical consultant William M. Mercer Corporation, 1984. Executive director American Medical Review Research Center (now Center Clinical Quality Evaluation), 1985-1996.

      President, Chief Executive Officer Health Quality Institute American, since 1996. Technology advisory committee Institute of Medicine, 1988-1990.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Journalist Washington Newsletter, 1984, Michigan Health News, 1984. Author: Physicians DRG Handbook, 1987.

      Editor newsletters Today in Health Planning and Business, Labor and Planning Newsletter, 1982-1983.



    Singing, classical and folk guitar, downhill skiing, flying.


    • father: Jack Wilmer Magoffin
    • mother: Dorothy Virginia (DeSpain) Magoffin
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    Born April 12, 1942
    (age 75)