Mary Nix is Deputy Director of the Division of Practice Improvement and has been at AHRQ for 18 years.  Supporting clinical decisions through data and evidence has been a focal area of her work at AHRQ, starting with evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to advance practitioners’ decisions and moving into other aspects of decision making, such as clinical decision support and shared decision making.

Prior to working at AHRQ, Mary supported clinical decision making providing robust data via research and high-quality clinical laboratory outputs.