Graduates

Recent graduates of UPMC's Hospital and Physician Services Division (PSD) Fellowship programs.

​Hospital Fellowship ​

​Class of 2015

​Institution

Rachel Caruso, MHA
Administrative Director, Ambulatory Care
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
​Xavier University
​Alex Hill, MHA
Director, CHP North
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
​University of Iowa

​Class of 2014

​Institution

Carla Hill, MHA
Director, Diagnostic Services
UPMC Mercy
​The Ohio State University
​Kaley Meadows, MHA
Administrative Director, Pulmonary Division
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
​Texas A&M University
Kate Zmijewski-Meekeel, MHA
Director, Ancillary Services
UPMC Passavant
​University of Pittsburgh

​Class of 2013

​Institution

​​Alexandra Lackos, MHA
Administrative Director, Clinical Operations
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
​The University of Iowa
​​Keith Lorenz, MHA
Director, Ambulatory Services
UPMC East
​University of Pittsburgh
Rachel R. Cain, MHA, MBA
​Manager of Operations
MediRevv, INC. 
​University of Iowa

​Class of 2012

​Institution

Chad Dehmer, MHA
Strategy Consultant
UPMC
​University of Minnesota
Stephanie Wood, MHA
Administrative Director, Laboratories
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
​University of Kentucky

​Class of 2011

​Institution

Jordan Woods, MHA
System Director, Heart & Vascular Services
OhioHealth
​The Ohio State University

​Class of 2010

​Institution

​Mark O'Hern, MHA
Vice President, Operations
UPMC McKeesport
​Cornell University
Francheska Sanford, MHA, ATC
Physician Practice Manager
Ohio Health
​The Ohio State University
Richard Shumway, MHA
Associate Executive Director
University of Utah Health Care
​University of Washington

​Class of 2009

​Institution

Thomas Gronow, MHA, COM/ASMEL-IA
Chief Operations Officer
University of Colorado Hospital
​University of South Florida
Tashanna Thorns, MHA
Program Administer
Mount Carmel Health System
​Trinity University

​Class of 2008

​Institution

Merle Taylor, MBA, MHA
Vice President, Operations
St. Margaret Hospital
​Washington University in St. Louis
Ben Tollefsen, MHA
Director, Business & Service Line Development
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
​Washington University in St. Louis

​Class of 2007

​Institution

​Megan Burns, MPP
Senior Consultant
Bailit Health Purchasing, LLC
​Duke University
Chocku Radhakrishnan, MHSA ​University of Michigan
Kellie Thames, MHA
Practice Administrator
CommUnityCare
​Washington University in St. Louis

​Class of 2006

​Institution

Tiffany Boldin, MHA
Senior Administrative Manager
Departments of Gastroenterology and Hematology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
​Pennsylvania State University

​ Class of 2005

​ Institution

​Laura Gailey-Moul, MHSA
Vice President of Operations
UPMC East
​University of Michigan
​Dee Dee Sung, MHA
Product Management Director
Anthem, Inc.
​Washington University in St. Louis

 

​PSD Fellowship ​

Class of 2015

Institution

Juliya Bykova, MHA
Director, Operations
UPMC Ear and Eye Institute
​Duquesne University
​Nordisha Coots, MHA ​University of Pittsburgh
​Michael Dorff, MHA
Director, Operations
UPMC Heart & Vascular Institute
​University of Florida

​Class of 2014

​Institution

Matthew Kersten, MBA
Administrative Director
UPMC Starzl Transplant Institute and Clinic
​Waynesburg University
​Nike Ladeinde, M.S.
Division Administrator
Columbia University Medical Center
​Carnegie Mellon University
Kate Rudolph, M.S.
Administrative Director, Inpatient Medicine
Christiana Care Health System
​Carnegie Mellon University

​Class of 2013

​Institution

​Alison Vandine, MPH
Project Manager
UPMC Corporate Administration
​West Virginia University
Julie Hehman, MHA
Director of Operations
UPMC Department of Physician Medicine and Rehabilitation
​University of Pittsburgh

​Class of 2012

​Institution

Kelly Butler, MHA
Division Administrator
UPMC Department of Pediatrics
​University of Pittsburgh
Jeffrey Knorr, MHA
Assistant Administrator
UPMC Department of Women's Health
​Pennsylvania State University

​Class of 2011

​Institution

Joseph Carbaugh, MPH
Manager, Physician Onboarding
Tenet Healthcare
​Drexel University
Allison Ludwig, MHA, MPH
Public Health/Health Care Lead
The Mitre Corporation
​University of Iowa

​ Class of 2010

​Institution

​Laura Schuh, MHA
Strategy Architect
MissionPoint Health Partners
​Pennsylvania State University
Jillian Williams, MHA
Assistant Administrator
UPMC Heart & Vascular Institute
​University of Pittsburgh

​Class of 2009

​Institution

Katherine Brewer, MPH
Program Manager, STAR
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association
​Yale University
Justin Watkins, MBA, MHA
Executive Director, Patient Access
Mercy Health System
​University of Missouri

 

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