Fellowship Alumni

Recent graduates of UPMC's Hospital and Physician Services Division (PSD) Fellowship programs – now Health Services Division, Allegheny County.

Class of 2016

Hospital Fellow

Institution

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

Institution

Jaclyn Calabria
Director, Operations
UPMC Steel City Internal Medicine/CMI
​Carnegie Mellon University
​Matt Moore
Director, Operations
UPMC Orthopaedics
​The Ohio State University
Matthew Priestas
Staff Associate
UPMC Jameson/Horizon
​West Virginia University

HSD, Erie County Fellowship

Institution

​Elizabeth Ritter, MHA
Director, Operations
UPMC Hamot
​University of Pittsburgh


Class of 2015

Hospital Fellow

Institution

Rachel Caruso, MHA
Administrative Director, Ambulatory Care
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
​Xavier University
Alex Hill, MHA
Director, Outpatient and Satellite Services
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
University of Iowa

PSD Fellowship

Institution

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
Director, Operations
UPMC Heart & Vascular Institute
University of Florida


Class of 2014

Hospital Fellow

Institution

Carla Hill, MHA
Division Administrator
UPMC Department of Pediatrics
​The Ohio State University
Kaley Meadows, MHA
Practice Administrator
Baylor Scott & White Health
Texas A&M University
Kate Zmijewski-Meekeel, MHA
Director of Operations
Learning Services
University of Pittsburgh

PSD Fellowship

Institution

Matthew Kersten, MBA
Adjunct Instructor
Waynesburg University
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

Institution

Alexandra Lackos, MHA
Director, Outpatient and Satellite Services
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
​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

PSD Fellowship

Institution

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

Institution

Chad Dehmer, MHA
Director, Business Development - Imaging Services
UPMC
​University of Minnesota
Stephanie Wood, MHA
Service Line Administrator
Chesapeake Regional Healthcare
University of Kentucky

PSD Fellowship

Institution

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

Institution

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

PSD Fellowship

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

Hospital Fellow

Institution

Mark O'Hern, MHA
Vice President, Operations
UPMC East & 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

PSD Fellowship

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

Hospital Fellow

Institution

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

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


Class of 2008

Hospital Fellow

Institution

Merle Taylor, MBA, MHA
Vice President, Operations
UPMC Passavant & St. Margaret
​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

Hospital Fellow

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

Hospital Fellow

Institution

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


Class of 2005

Hospital Fellow

Institution

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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