Barbara L. Dean

Barbara L. Dean is the CSPS Pubic Board Member.  Ms. Dean held several key positions at the American College of Surgeons during her 40+ years of service.  Prior to retiring at the end of 2013, she was the Director of Executive Services at the College, a position which maintained a close working relationship with the College’s leadership.  She served as the first Executive Director of the Council on Surgical & Perioperative Safety (CSPS) from February 2007-April 2009 and was involved with the group during its formative years (2003-2007) before the CSPS became an independent organization.  She attends meetings of the CSPS Board of Directors and provides an historical oversight and unique viewpoint from her years of service with the CSPS and the American College of Surgeons.