Learn from Faculty with Diverse Healthcare Backgrounds

The online MS in Healthcare Management is taught by faculty with various professional experiences in healthcare. By teaching subjects including healthcare technology and project leadership, faculty prepares students for mid-to-upper-level roles in the 21st century workplace.

Sam Hanna

Program Director

Dr. Hanna is an Executive in Residence and the Program Director of the Master’s in Healthcare Management at American University in Washington, DC.

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Wylie Chen

Adjunct Instructor

Mr. Chen has nearly 20 years' experience in non-profit management, sports philanthropy, and technology. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of CrowdBrowse, a tech start-up web/App focused on creating a unique shopping experience for users while supporting small businesses and boutiques.

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Allan Mink

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Info Technology & Analytics

Dr. Mink teaches Management, Information, and Systems (ITEC 616) as an Adjunct Professor at American University’s Kogod Graduate School of Business. Dr. Mink is the Managing Director for Systems Spirit, a boutique consulting team influential in connecting technology firms with the needs of the Department of Defense (DoD). His team analyzes…

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Alexia Nalewaik

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Nalewaik has over 25 years of experience in project controls, quantity surveying, and project management. Areas of focus include process QA/QC, audit, project analytics, and risk. For recent publications and research, see ResearchGate. Dr. Nimer has taught Cross Cultural Communication, Religion, and Politics Worldwide and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East and beyond. 

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Tanya Saloom

Tanya Saloom

Adjunct Instructor

Ms. Saloom is currently a research analyst at the Center for Naval Analyses specializing in the design, visualization, and delivery of health readiness metrics.

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Kari Strobel

Kari Strobel

Adjunct Instructor

Dr. Strobel is a Human Capital Specialist Master at Deloitte Consulting. In her role as Specialist Master, she is responsible for providing Human Capital Organizational Transformation and Talent services to Federal clients. Prior to joining Deloitte, Dr. Strobel worked at AvantGarde where she was responsible for managing strategic human capital and organizational development projects across multiple Federal Agencies.

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Saima Siddiqi

Saima Siddiqi

Healthcare Part-Time Instruction

Ms. Siddiqi grew up in Western Massachusetts. After graduating from Bay Path University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, she launched her career in healthcare operations, strategy, and consulting.

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Julie Viola

Julie Viola

Healthcare Part-Time Instruction

Ms. Viola priorities improving health outcomes. IHer academic focus on population health in obesogenic environments stemmed from her earnest conviction that better health can come from healthier environments.

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Capri Cafaro

Capri Cafaro

Adjunct Professional Lecturer

Ms. Cafaro, former Democratic leader of the Ohio State Senate, is an executive-in-residence and adjunct professorial lecturer at American University’s School of Public Affairs During her ten years in the Ohio State Senate, Cafaro advocated for economic growth and development, access to health care and victim’s rights.

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Ellington Jones

Ellington Jones

Adjunct Professional Lecturer

Mr. Jones currently serves as the Executive Director of the Digestive Diseases Service Line at UChicago Medicine where he oversees the strategy, development and ambulatory operations of 15 clinical programs across the Health System and the Biological Sciences Division at the University of Chicago.

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Sam Lippolis

Sam Lippolis

Ms. Lippolis is a telehealth consultant and trainer specializing in video visits, remote patient monitoring, eConsults and all aspects of virtual care. In between training hundreds of clinicians to connect with their patients through telemedicine, consulting with providers on building a practice of the future, and advising tech start ups on virtual care, I host weekly conversations on Clubhouse and inspire clinicians how they can use virtual care to fit their ideal lifestyle while providing exceptional patient care.

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