Graduates

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

​Hospital Fellowship ​

​Class of 2014

​Institution

Carla Hill, MHA
Director, Diagnostic Services
UPMC Mercy
​The Ohio State Unversity
​Kaley Meadows, MHA
Administrative Director, Pulmonary Division
UPMC Presbyterian
​Texas A&M University
Kate Zmijewski, 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
Administrative Director, Transplant
Clinic & Outpatient Services
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
​The University of Iowa

​Class of 2012

​Institution

Chad Dehmer, MHA
Staff Associate, Strategic Planning
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
​University of Minnesota
Stephanie Pankow, MHA
Administrative Director, Laboratories
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
​University of Kentucky

​Class of 2011

​Institution

Jordan Woods, MHA
Administrative Director, Radiology
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
​The Ohio State University

​Class of 2010

​Institution

​Mark O'Hern, MHA
Administrative Director, Cardiology Services
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
​Cornell University
Francheska Sanford, MHA, ATC
Supervisor, Physical Rehabilitation
Ohio Health
Grove City Health Center
​The Ohio State University
Richard Shumway, MHA
Administrative Director, Clinical Neurosciences Center
University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics
​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 ​Trinity University

​Class of 2008

​Institution

Merle Taylor, MBA, MHA
Vice President, Operations
St. Margaret's Hospital
​Washington University in St. Louis
Ben Tollefsen, MHA
Director
Business and Service Line Development
​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
Operations Manager
Blackstock Family Health Center
Seton Healthcare System
​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
Health Care Consultant
Deloitte Consulting
​Washington University in St. Louis


​PSD Fellowship ​

​Class of 2014

​Institution

Matthew Kersten, MBA
Director of Operations (CMI)
UPMC St. Margaret
​Waynesburg University
​Nike Ladeinde, M.S.
Director of Operations
Children's Hospital of UPMC
​Carnegie Mellon University
Kate Rudolph, M.S.
Director of Operations
UPP Gastroenterology
​Carnegie Mellon University

​Class of 2013

​Institution

​Alison Vandine, MPH
Project Manager, Physician Services Division
​West Virginia University
Julie Hehman, MHA
Practice Manager
HVI Mercy, UPMC Physician Services Division
UPMC Mercy
​University of Pittsburgh

​Class of 2012

​Institution

Kelly Butler, MHA
Director of Operations, Department of Pediatrics
UPMC Physician Services Division
​University of Pittsburgh
Jeffrey Knorr, MHA
Director of Operations, Department of Women's Health
UPMC Physician Services Division
​Pennsylvania State University

​Class of 2011

​Institution

Joseph Carbaugh, MPH
Management Consultant — Accenture​
​Drexel University
Allison Ludwig, MHA, MPH
Project Manager, Strategic Partnerships
National Quality Forum
​University of Iowa

​ Class of 2010

​Institution

​Laura Schuh, MHA
Senior Associate
Advisor Board Company
Business Intelligence Division
​Pensylvania State University
Jillian Williams, MHA
Assistant Administrator, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
UPMC Physician Services Division
​University of Pittsburgh

​Class of 2009

​Institution

Katherine Brewer, MPH
Educator, Trainer, Coach
Pittsburgh Health Initiative
​Yale University
Justin Watkins, MBA, MHA
Regional Director
Mercy Access
Mercy Health System
​University of Missouri

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