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M.S. in Health Administration Faculty

Falguni Sen, Ph.D., Professor of Management Systems, Gabelli School of Business and Director, M.S. in Health Administration Program
Professor Sen is Director of Fordham's Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center, which aims to promote a high-level international conversation about business, social, and health issues. His research focuses on the pharmaceutical industry; outsourcing; the role of public trust in competitive environments; and managing innovation.

Garrett Broad, Ph.D., Director of M.A. in Public Media and Assistant Professor, Department of Communication and Media Studies
Professor Broad’s teaching and research focuses on strategic communication for social justice and environmental sustainability. In addition to publishing widely on issues related to food justice, animal rights, and community-based organizing, he is particularly interested in the effects of local and global food systems on neighborhood health and environmental sustainability.

James B. Couch, M.D., J.D., FACPE, Adjunct Professor, M.S. in Health Administration
Dr. Couch’s has a J.D. from the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University, and an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.  He has taught health policy, quality improvement, patient safety, medical risk management and value based purchasing at Penn’s Medical and Wharton Schools, Johns Hopkins, Cornell, NYU’s Business and Public Policy Schools, SUNY’s Watson School of Engineering, UConn, Jefferson’s College of Population Health, Harvard, Yale and Oxford Universities (Wolfson and Green-Templeton Colleges). He is also a fellow of the Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center at Fordham.

Janna C. Heyman, Ph.D., Professor and Henry C. Ravazzin Chair, Graduate School of Social Service
Professor Heyman’s teaching and research focuses on palliative care and aging, as well as policy implementation, research, and program evaluation. She co-directs Fordham’s Palliative Care Fellowship Program; serves as a fellow at the New York Academy of Medicine; and is the former president of the State Society on Aging of New York. Professor Heyman is the recipient of American Public Human Service Association’s 2015 Academic Excellence Award for outstanding education and training in the field of human services.

John Hollwitz, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology
Professor Hollwitz’s teaching interests include management; experimental/quasi-experimental design; statistics; item response theory; structural equation modeling; team-building, especially in high-pressure teams; life-span career development; religion and work.

Alex B. Markle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management Systems, Gabelli School of Business
Professor Markle’s research utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of judgment and decision-making, bringing together insights from economics and psychology to better understand how individuals make decisions; why their decision-making processes often deviate from rational standards; and what strategic implications their decision-making errors and biases may have.

Maria Nardone, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, M.S. in Health Administration
Professor Nardone is a member of the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) and the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA). A graduate of the Tavistock Institute’s Advanced Organisational Consultation Programme, she is an expert in Leadership, Executive Coaching and Consulting. As a psychologist and psychoanalyst, who has extensive experience in family businesses, healthcare and industry, she brings a multi-dimensional perspective to her work.

Manoj Pardasani, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, M.S. in Health Administration
Professor Pardasani’s career in social work has centered on senior center programming; characteristics of senior center administrators and participants; and policy advocacy by senior centers. A two-time recipient of the National Council on Aging’s Outstanding Researcher Award, he has evaluated program models and service utilization patterns among immigrants, refugees, and other marginalized groups with reference to HIV/AIDS, chronic mental illness, and homelessness.

Bryan Pilkington, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, M.S. in Health Administration
Professor Pilkington’s research focuses on questions in moral and political philosophy, in particular on the concept of dignity, and in bioethics, where he is interested in questions of conscience, moral responsibility, and the practice of medicine. He has published work in bioethics in the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy and Healthcare Ethics Committee Forum, and lectures on practical ethical challenges in medicine for health care professionals.

Caroline R. Pogge, Dr.PH, Adjunct Professor, M.S. in Health Administration
Professor Pogge draws on over 15 years of experience managing inpatient and outpatient healthcare programs in the US and over 20 years in the US Army working as a Civil Affairs officer in fragile States around the globe. Her aim, in the US and abroad, is always to develop comprehensive, patient centered care, which can be delivered in a timely and cost-effective manner.

W. “R.P.” Raghupathi, Ph.D., Professor of Information Systems, Gabelli School of Business, Director of M.S. in Business Analyst, and Director of Fordham's Center for Digital Transformation
Professor Raghupathi's current teaching and research interests include analytics applied to financial technologies, healthcare, sustainability, and risk, as well as big data analytics and artificial intelligence methods. He is co-editor of the International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics.

Jonathan Reese, M.P.A., Adjunct Professor, M.S. in Health Administration
Professor Reese is Assistant Vice President responsible for contract negotiations and management of the New Jersey provider network for Aetna. He has eighteen years of healthcare financial management, network development, and operational experience, including with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Americhoice United, and currently serves as a member of the Center for Health Journalism.

Sarah Wu, Ph.D., Professor, Area Chair, Operations Management
Professor Wu joined the Gabelli School of Business in 2006. She teaches operations management to undergraduate and graduate students, Health Care Operations Management to graduate students, and statistics for business undergraduate students. She earned her Ph.D. in operations management from Michigan State University, where she completed a minor in logistics and supply-chain management. She is a member of the Decision Sciences Institute and the Production and Operations Management Society.

Frank Yoon, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, M.S. in Health Administration
Frank Yoon is senior statistician at IBM Watson Health, where he leads the design and analysis of observational studies in health service delivery and outcomes. His work supports policymakers and program administrators at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state Medicaid agencies. His methodological research focuses on causal inference methods for program evaluation, performance and quality measurement, and population health surveillance using administrative and electronic health record data. Professor Yoon earned his Ph.D. in statistics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and completed postdoctoral training in health care policy at Harvard Medical School. He was previously associate director of data science and statistics at Mathematica Policy Research.