Dr. McGrath is the Everett B. Sackett Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy in the College of Health and Human Services at the University of New Hampshire. There he directs the Graduate Program in Heath Data Science and teaches courses in US Health Care Systems, Strategic Management, Ethics for Data Science and Applied Data Science Practice.
His academic focus surrounds health data and information issues for health care practice and policy. From 2013 to 2019 he served as the Director of Graduate Programs in Analytics and Data Science at UNH. Prior to that time he served as the executive director of the NH Health Information Center at UNH. He has directed a number of health IT programs including, NH Connects for Health, the NH Health Care Interoperability Project, the Health Information Security and Privacy Project and helped guide the first Health Information Exchange Strategic Plan for New Hampshire. His concurrent research focuses on health disparities for families with children with genetically derived and chronic health conditions. He also served as an assistant health policy advisor for former Governor Jeanne Shaheen.
Dr. McGrath is also immensely involved with UNH and is a past President of the UNH Alumni Association Board of Directors.