Paul Flanagan

Episode Six

The Roger Federer of Compliance

How do you go from being a nationally ranked tennis player to being a pioneer in the compliance field? Just ask Paul Flanagan, who started out hitting hundreds of backhands a day and ended up being one of the first chief compliance officers in the country. (But his proudest moment is still the time he beat his older sister in tennis.) View transcript

About Paul Flanagan

Paul Flanagan is an authority on compliance and privacy who brings decades of experience working with some of the nation’s leading health care providers and higher education institutions.

Before joining the faculty, Professor Flanagan served as executive director of compliance and privacy services for the Drexel University Compliance and Privacy Office. There, he helped manage the University’s Compliance and Data Privacy and Security programs. Previously, he held compliance and privacy leadership posts at Abington Memorial Hospital, Hahnemann University Hospital and the University of Florida’s Shands Health System.

Professor Flanagan has also served as vice president and chief compliance and privacy officer at Precyse Solutions in Wayne, Pennsylvania and chief compliance and privacy officer at 21st Century Oncology in Orlando, Florida, one of the largest medical oncology practices in the United States.  He has held compliance and privacy positions at other leading academic medical institutions across the country, including the University of Arizona and Stanford University.

Dual certified in both compliance and health care compliance, Professor Flanagan received his JD from Creighton University School of Law and his MS in Hospital Administration from Widener University.