N. Clay Mann, PhD, MS

Research Interests

  • Injury Prevention
  • Trauma Systems
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Development and Application of Statistical Methods in the Epidemiology and Clinical Trial
  • Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Professor
  • Divisions: Pediatric Critical Care, Public Health

Academic Office Information

  • 801-585-9161
  • Williams Building
    Pediatric Critical Care
    295 Chipeta Way
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Dr. Mann is a tenured Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Director for Research at the Intermountain Injury Control Research Center. Dr. Mann received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas in Preventive Medicine and has a Masters Degree from the University of Utah in Public Health/Epidemiology. Dr. Mann also completed a graduate certificate in Health Services Administration.

Prior to his current position, Dr. Mann served as faculty at Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) working within the Department of Emergency Medicine as the Director of Health Services Research. During his tenure at OHSU, he and Dr. Richard Mullins hosted the Skamania Conference, instigated to assess the efficacy of trauma system development in improving trauma patient outcomes.

Dr. Mann has published 100+ peer-reviewed research articles dealing with traumatic injuries to children, trauma system evaluation, cardiac and trauma resuscitation and the role of emergency medical services in health care. Dr. Mann has special expertise in nonparametric statistics and small sample analysis. He has published methodological papers dealing with the specification of risk adjusted log odds using injury data, improving diagnostic accuracy by pooling test findings and design issues associated with multi-site community trials with continual data collection.

Dr. Mann has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on 50 federal, state, foundation or industry grants. He has conducted several randomized, controlled community trials dealing with cardiac resuscitation, acute coronary disease education and paramedic training. Currently, Dr. Mann currently serves as the Principal Investigator for the NEMSIS Technical Assistance Center. Dr. Mann also currently serves on several national committees including the Basic Life Support Subcommittee for the American Heart Association, Chair of the Advisory Council for the National Trauma Registry Standardization Project and guest member of the Trauma Systems Consultation Committee for the American College of Surgeons.

Education History

Type School Degree
Graduate Training University of Utah, School of Business
Executive M.B.A.
Doctoral Training University of Texas
Preventive Medicine
Graduate Training University of Utah
Public Health/Health Services Administration
Undergraduate University of Utah
Behavioral Science