Department of Health Policy and Management

Faculty and Staff

The faculty in the Department of Health Policy and Management represent some of the top experts and authorities in the field (see a list of faculty interests and expertise). Known not only for a robust research program and first-rate teaching abilities, the faculty also represents a diversity of educational backgrounds and experience.

The staff of the Department of Health Policy and Management provide support for faculty and students in a number of critical areas, including student services, professional development and information technology.

Full-Time Faculty

Ethan Basch, MD,
Antonia Bennett, PhDAssociate
Alyssa Mansfield Damon, PhD, MHA, MPHAssistant
Leah McCall Devlin, DDSProfessor of the
Marisa Domino, PhDProfessor and Director, PhD
Leah Frerichs, PhDAssistant
Bruce Fried, PhDAssociate
Bill Gentry, MPAAssociate
Sandra B. Greene, DrPHProfessor of the
Kristen Hassmiller Lich, PhDAssociate
Mark Holmes,
Erin Kent, PhDAssociate
Sheila Leatherman, CBE, Hon FRCPProfessor of Global Health
Jessica Lee, DDS,
Valerie Lewis, PhDAssociate
Jonathan Oberlander,
George H. Pink, PhDHumana Distinguished
Arrianna M. Planey, MA, PhDAssistant
Kristin Reiter, PhDProfessor and Associate
Cleo A. Samuel, PhDAssociate
Christopher M. Shea, PhDAssociate
Pam Silberman, JD, DrPHProfessor and Director, Executive Doctoral Program in Health
Jeffrey Simms, MSPHAssistant Professor and Director of Student Life and Alumni
Rebecca Slifkin, PhDProfessor and Associate
Steven Sloate, MBAAssistant
Lisa P. Spees, PhDAssistant
Sally Clark Stearns,
Angela M. Stover, PhDAssistant
Melanie Studer, MHSA, PhDAssistant Professor and BSPH Program
Sean Y. Sylvia, PhDAssistant
Justin Trogdon,
Karl Umble, PhD, MPHAssociate
Karen Volmar, JD, MPH FACHEAssociate
Morris Weinberger, PhDVergil N. Slee Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Quality Management and
Stephanie B. Wheeler, PhD,
B. Alex White, DDS, DrPHAssociate
Ciara Zachary, MPH, PhDAssistant

Adjunct and Part-Time Faculty

Stuart H. Altman, PhDAdjunct
Oscar R. Aylor, MSHA, FACHEAdjunct Assistant
Suzanne M. Babich, DrPH, MSAdjunct
Edward L. Baker Jr., MD, MPHAdjunct
David J. Ballard, MD, MSPH, PhD, FACPAdjunct
Deborah E. Bender, PhD, MPHAdjunct
Sarah A. Birken, PhDAdjunct Associate
Diane Bloom, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Hayden B. Bosworth, PhDAdjunct
Fred T. Brown, Jr., MPH, LFACHEAdjunct
Tom Caffey, MBA, MBB, CQEAdjunct Assistant
Timothy Jay Carney, PhD, MPH, MBAAdjunct Assistant
William R. Carpenter, PhDAdjunct Associate
Daniel R. Carter, MBAAdjunct Assistant
Rachel A. Caspar, MAAdjunct Assistant
Young Moon Chae, PhDAdjunct
Dorothy Cilenti, DrPHAssociate
Kauline Cipriani, PhDAdjunct Associate
J. Steven Cline, DDS, MPHAdjunct Associate
Mandy Cohen, MD, MPHAdjunct
Samuel Cykert, MDAdjunct
Edward A. Dauer, MDAdjunct
Travis Day, MBAAdjunct Assistant
Michaela A. Dinan, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Spencer Dorn, MD, MPH, MHAAdjunct Associate
Chester Douglass, DMD, PhDAdjunct
Randall Egsegian, PhDAdjunct
Shellie D. Ellis, MA, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Franklin Farmer, MBA, CSSBB, MT(ASCP)Adjunct
Erin P. FraherAdjunct Associate
Steven A. GarfinkelAdjunct
Laura I. Gerald, MD, MPHAdjunct Assistant
Robert J. Greczyn, MPHGillings Visiting
Eric K. Griffin, MPA, CEMAdjunct
Susan Helm-Murtagh, DrPH, MMAssistant
Susan Hogue, PharmD, MPHAdjunct Assistant
E. Wayne Holden, PhDAdjunct
Donald A. Holzworth, MSAdjunct
Rick K. Homan, PhDAdjunct Associate
Amy Ising, MSISAdjunct
George L. Jackson, PhD, MHAAdjunct
Samuel S. Jackson, JDAdjunct
Dio Kavalieratos, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Saad Khan, DrPHAdjunct Assistant
Lisa M. Koonin, DrPH, MN, MPHAdjunct Assistant
Joan H. KrauseAdjunct
Jennifer Elston Lafata, PhDAdjunct
Jay S.
Kathleen N. Lohr, PhDAdjunct
Lara M.J. Lorenzetti, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Matthew L. Maciejewski, PhDAdjunct
Larry Mandelkehr, MBA, CPHQAdjunct Associate
Michael Markowitz, MD, MBA, MSPHAdjunct Associate
Gene W. Matthews, JDAdjunct
Lukasz Mazur, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Lauren McCormack, PhD, MSPHAdjunct Associate
Anne M. McGeorge, CPAAdjunct
Aimee M. McHale, JD, MSPHAdjunct Assistant
Aaron McKethan, PhDAssistant Adjunct
Lori McLeod, PhDAdjunct Associate
Benjamin Mason Meier, JD, LLM, PhDAdjunct Associate
Kathleen L. Miller, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Matthew E. Nielsen, MD, MSAdjunct Associate
Stephen Orton, PhDAdjunct Assistant
John O’Donnell, MPP, PhDAdjunct
Michael J. Park, PhD, MPHAdjunct Assistant
Robert "Chip" Patterson, Jr., MBAAdjunct
Krista Perreira, PhDAdjunct
Joseph G. Piemont, JDAdjunct
Gene Pinder, MSJAdjunct Assistant
Janet E. Porter, MBA, PhDAdjunct
Jim Porto, Jr., PhD, MPAAdjunct Assistant
David D. Potenziani, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Patricia Pozella, DrPHAdjunct
Andrea D. Radford, DrPH, MHAAdjunct Assistant
Thomas C. Ricketts, PhDAdjunct
Julie Sakowski, PhDAdjunct Associate
Marjorie Satinsky, MA, MBAAdjunct
Richard S. Saver, JDAdjunct
Lucy A. Savitz, PhD, MBAAdjunct Associate
Richard Scoville, PhDAdjunct Associate
Adam Searing, JDAdjunct Assistant
Frederick W. Sexton, MPHAdjunct
Asheley Cockrell Skinner, PhDAdjunct Associate
Betsy Sleath, PhDAdjunct
Paula Song, PhDAdjunct
Kevin W. Sowers, MSNAdjunct
John A. Staley, PhDAdjunct Assistant
Karyn B. Stitzenberg, MD, MPHAdjunct Assistant
Michael Stobbe, DrPHAdjunct Assistant
Jeffery Strickler, DHA, RNAdjunct
Jeffrey W. Swanson, PhDAdjunct
Harsha Thirumurthy, PhDAdjunct Associate
Margaret S. Thomas, MHAAssistant
J. Bennet Waters, DHAAssistant
Wendee Wechsberg, PhDAdjunct
Jane A. Weintraub, DDS, MPHAdjunct
Rebecca Wells, PhDAdjunct
S. Dewayne West,
John Wiesman, DrPH, MPHAdjunct Assistant
Aaron S. Williams, MBAAdjunct
Eric Wolak, MSN, MHA, RN, NEA-BCAdjunct
Cameron R. Wolfe, MBBS, MPHAdjunct
Leah L. Zullig, PhDAdjunct Associate

Retired and Emeritus Faculty

Deborah E. Bender, PhD, MPHProfessor
Edward F. Brooks, DrPHProfessor
Laurel Files, PhDProfessor
Sagar Jain, PhDProfessor
Arnold Kaluzny, PhDProfessor
Kerry Kilpatrick, PhDProfessor
Joseph Morrissey, PhDProfessor
John E. Paul, PhD, MSPHProfessor
Richard Gary Rozier, DDSProfessor
James Veney, PhDProfessor
William N. Zelman, PhDProfessor


Paul BarrettSystems Programmer/
Nancy BeachTechnical Support
Karen CappsHuman Resources
Stephanie FormanExecutive
Terri GaultAdministrative
Valerie HookerAcademic Program Support
Stacie JonesAccounting
Tina LathiaAccounting
Teresa McKeemanAdministrative Support
Cathy M. PadgettCareer Services
Kim SielerAcademic Coordinator, Doctoral and Executive MHA Degree
Jacqueline M. SilerAcademic Program Support