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Fellowship Alumni

Recent graduates of UPMC's Administrative Fellowship Programs.

Class of 2018

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Health Services Division Fellow

Graduate School

Alexander Catalano, MHA
Director, Ambulatory Services
Wound Healing Services, UPMC

Medical University of South Carolina

Troy Treanor, MHA
Director, Women's Cancer & Specialty Services
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
University of Washington
Chris Nistor, MHA
Manager, China Operations
UPMC International
Penn State University 
Kevin MacDonald, MHA
Director, Operations
UPMC Jameson and UPMC Horizon
University of Pittsburgh 
Shannon Krohe, MPH
Program Director, Strategic Initiatives & Operations
UPMC Health Plan
George Washington University
Dexter Truman, MHA
Manager, Strategic Initiatives 
Stanford University School of Medicine
Penn State University 

Class of 2017

Health Services Division Fellow

Graduate School

Matthew Dauffenbach, MBA/HA
Director, Ambulatory Services
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

University of Colorado Denver

Dawn Edwards, MBA
Director, Outpatient Services
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Purdue University
Kaitlin Hayes, MHA
Director, Quality Assurance & Compliance
UVA Health System
George Washington University
David Jablonowski, MHA
Director, Operations
UPMC Outpatient Center at Hampton
Medical University of South Carolina
Devipreya Kumar, MHSA
Director, Operations
UPMC Women’s Health
Georgetown University

Class of 2016

Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

Bradley Baker, MHA
Director, Imaging Services
UPMC Passavant
Medical University of South Carolina
Alyssa Pennington, MHA
Director, Ambulatory Services
UPMC St. Margaret
University of Iowa

PSD Fellowship

Graduate School

Jaclyn Calabria
Director, Operations
UPMC Steel City Internal Medicine/CMI
Carnegie Mellon University
Matt Moore
Project Manager
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
The Ohio State University
Matthew Priestas
Director, Market Development
WVU Medicine
West Virginia University

HSD, Erie County Fellowship

Graduate School

Elizabeth Ritter, MHA
Director, Operations
UPMC Pinnacle
University of Pittsburgh

Class of 2015

Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

Rachel Hitch (Caruso), MHA
Administrative Director, Ambulatory Care and Pulmonary Care
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Xavier University
Alex Hill, MHA
Director of Operations
UPMC East and McKeesport
University of Iowa

PSD Fellowship

Graduate School

Juliya Bykova, MHA
Director, Operations
UPMC Ear and Eye Institute
Duquesne University
Nordisha Coots, MHA
Quality and Operations Engineer
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
University of Pittsburgh
Michael Dorff, MHA
Division Administrator
University of Pittsburgh Physicians - Pulmonology
University of Florida

Class of 2014

Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

Carla Hill, MHA
Senior Manager, Telehealth
UPMC Health Plan
The Ohio State University
Kaley Meadows, MHA
Texas A&M University
Kate Zmijewski-Meekeel, MHA
Director of Operations
Learning Services
University of Pittsburgh

PSD Fellowship

Graduate School

Matthew Kersten, MBA
Director, Facility Relations
Transformant Healthcare Services
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

Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

Alexandra Lackos, MHA
Director, Outpatient and Satellite Services
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
The University of Iowa
Keith Lorenz, MHA
Senior Director, Ancillary Services
UPMC Passavant
University of Pittsburgh
Rachel Trevizo (Cain) MHA, MBA
Vice President of Revenue Cycle Services
MediRevv
University of Iowa

PSD Fellowship

Graduate School

Alison Vandine, MPH
Staff Associate
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

Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

Chad Dehmer, MHA
Director, Business Development - Imaging Services
UPMC
University of Minnesota
Stephanie Wood, MHA
Associate Director, Population Health
Evolent Health
University of Kentucky

PSD Fellowship

Graduate School

Kelly Butler, MHA
Executive Administrator
UPMC Community Medicine, Inc.
University of Pittsburgh
Jeffrey Knorr, MHA
Executive Administrator
UPMC Department of Women's Health
and
Vice President
Women's Health Services, Physician Services
Pennsylvania State University

Class of 2011

Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

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

PSD Fellowship

Graduate School

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

Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

Mark O'Hern, MHA
Vice President, Operations
UPMC East and McKeesport
Cornell University
Francheska Sanford, MHA, ATC
Physician Practice Manager
Ohio Health
The Ohio State University
Richard Shumway, MHA
Chief Administrative Officer, VP
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
University of Washington

PSD Fellowship

Graduate School

Laura Schuh, MHA
Strategy Architect
MissionPoint Health Partners
Pennsylvania State University
Jillian Williams, MHA
Director to the Office of the Vice President of Operations
Carnegie Mellon University
University of Pittsburgh

Class of 2009

Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

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

PSD Fellowship

Graduate School

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

Class of 2008

Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

Merle Taylor, MBA, MHA
Chief Operating Officer
UCHealth Memorial Health System
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

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Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

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
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Class of 2006

Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

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

Class of 2005

Hospital Fellow

Graduate School

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