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Alumni Association of the Graduate Programs in Health Administration (GPHA)

The Alumni Association of the Graduate Programs in Health Administration (GPHA) at UAB is open to graduates of our Master of Science in Health Administration (Residential and Executive, and International Track), Master of Science in Health Informatics, Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Safety, as well as alumni of our doctoral programs - both PhD and DSc. This group exists to create a cohesive global body of our alumni. These programs currently have over 2,300 alumni, many of whom are members of the association.

 

Purpose 

The purposes of the Association are to create a cohesive national body of the alumni of the Graduate Programs in Health Administration of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (hereinafter referred to as the Graduate Programs); to promote, assist and enhance the Programs; to encourage professional growth of the membership of the Association; to advance the interests and knowledge of health administration; to promote cooperation, understanding and fellowship among the alumni and students of the Programs: and to engage in such other related activities as may to desirable or required to fulfill the purposed and objectives of the Association.

 


Alumni Association of the Graduate Programs in Health Administration

Officers and Board Members

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Officers and
2017 - 2018

President
Gordon Ferguson (1984, Class 18)
President / Chief Executive Officer  
Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital  
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Past President
Mary F. Temm, DSc, MHSA (2013, DSc 2)
President
Temm & Associates, Inc.
Phoenix, Arizona 
Secretary
Bronco Henderson (1978, Class 12)
Chairman and President
H. B. Henderson Group
Montgomery, Alabama
Treasurer
Melissa Mielcarek (2005, Class 38)
Admin Director, Hospital Operations & Business Development
Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
Houston, Texas

 

Board of Directors

Alfred D. Faulk (2007, Class E 41)
Director of Information Technology
University of Mississippi Med Center
Jackson, Mississippi
(2015-2017; 2017-2019)
Stephanie Manson (1999, Class 32)
Chief Operating Officer
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Med Ctr
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
(2016-2018; 2018-2020)
Chad Simpson (1999, Class 32)
Executive Vice President
Realty Trust Company
Knoxville, Tennessee
(2016-2018; 2018-2020)
Larry Katzovitz (2011, MSHI)
Senior Advisor
Impact Advisors
Chicago, Illinois
(2018-2020)
Joanne McGlown, PhD (MSHA, PhD)
Assistant Professor
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Kentucky
(2018-2020)
Joe Stough (1997, Class 31)
EVP/COO
Infirmary Health
Mobile, Alabama
(2018-2020)
John Kueven (2008, Class 41)
SVP & Hospital President
WellStar Paulding Hospital
Hiram, Georgia
(2018-2020)
Greg Neal, FACHE (1991, Class 25)
Market President
Ballad Health
Kingsport, Tennessee
(2016-2018; 2018-2020)
Assistant Treasurer

Jeffrey Weier (2011, MSHI)
Director of Operations, Inpatient
Central Ohio Primary Care
Columbus, Ohio
(2016-2018; 2018-2020)

Jan Levine (1994, Class 28)
Practice Administrator
George Washington University
Washington, DC
(2016-2018; 2018-2020)
Luis Pineda, MD (2003, Class E 37)
President/CEO
Luis F. Pineda, M.D. PC
Birmingham, Alabama
(2016-2018; 2018-2020)
 

 

Annual Report

Click here to read our 2016 Annual Report: A Year of Excellence.

Click here to read our 2017-18 Annual Report.

Newsletters

Regularly we send out a newsletter titled Nexus: Linking Academics with Practice. It is an in depth look at happenings within the department and our programs as well as a comprehensive look at the successes of our students and alumni. Please bookmark this page as you will always find the most recent Nexus as well as many archived versions right here.

2018 Spring

2017 Fall

2017 Spring

2016 Fall

2016 Summer

2016 Winter

2013 Summer

2013 Fall

2012 Fall

2011 Fall

2011 Summer

2010 Fall

2010 Summer

2009 Fall

2009 Spring

 

Questions?

If you have questions please reach out to Randa Hall, associate chair, External Relations & Alumni for the Department of Health Services Administration, at 205-934-3332 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..