Administrative Fellowship

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IU Health is committed to cultivating future healthcare leaders through meaningful experiential learning opportunities. Throughout this two-year post-graduate Fellowship, aspiring healthcare leaders work alongside senior executives and physician leadership to achieve our vision of leading the transformation of healthcare through quality, innovation and education, and making Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states.

With relevant, unparalleled exposure to diverse hospital settings, highly-skilled physician groups, our academic partnership with IU School of Medicine, and our competitive health insurance company, Fellows gain comprehensive insight into health system strategy and operations, engaging in stimulating projects and rotations that link to key goals.

This program is designed to provide a balance of structure and flexibility that maximizes professional development and personal growth, enabling exploration of professional interests and facilitating the transition from Fellow to qualified leader.

Fellowship Guiding Principles

IU Health is committed to cultivating future healthcare leaders through meaningful experiential learning opportunities. Throughout this two-year post-graduate Fellowship, aspiring healthcare leaders work alongside senior executives and physician leadership to achieve our vision of leading the transformation of healthcare through quality, innovation and education, and making Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states.

With relevant, unparalleled exposure to diverse hospital settings, highly-skilled physician groups, our academic partnership with IU School of Medicine, and our competitive health insurance company, Fellows gain comprehensive insight into health system strategy and operations, engaging in stimulating projects and rotations that link to key goals.

This program is designed to provide a balance of structure and flexibility that maximizes professional development and personal growth, enabling exploration of professional interests and facilitating the transition from Fellow to qualified leader.

About IU Health

IU Health is the largest, most comprehensive health system in Indiana and among the top ten largest single state nonprofit health systems in the United States with headquarters in Indianapolis. In addition to its 16 hospitals (a mix of urban, suburban and rural), IU Health is truly an integrated system with a provider-sponsored health plan, 4 employed physician groups, and 35,000 team members at over 600 sites of care.

A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM), the nation's largest medical school, gives patients access to innovative treatments and therapies.

IU Health has achieved significant success across multiple clinical programs that have resulted in national recognition:

  • Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News and World Report and is the only ranked children's hospital in Indiana
  • All hospitals are designated either as Magnet or Pathway to Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizing excellence in nursing care

About Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis is the capital of Indiana with a population of 873,000. It is home to several popular professional sports franchises, including the Indiana Pacers (NBA) and Indianapolis Colts (NFL).

The flourishing metropolitan area is ideal for young professionals; Indianapolis has numerous top-rated restaurants, accessible bike trails, various events and entertainment options and a reasonable cost of living. From the legendary Indianapolis 500 and the NCAA Hall of Champions, to museums and other cultural attractions, Indianapolis is an exciting city with a myriad of activities to offer visitors and residents.

To explore more about Indianapolis, please visit Visit Indy.

About IU Health & Indianapolis

About IU Health

IU Health is the largest, most comprehensive health system in Indiana and among the top ten largest single state nonprofit health systems in the United States with headquarters in Indianapolis. In addition to its 16 hospitals (a mix of urban, suburban and rural), IU Health is truly an integrated system with a provider-sponsored health plan, 4 employed physician groups, and 35,000 team members at over 600 sites of care.

A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM), the nation's largest medical school, gives patients access to innovative treatments and therapies.

IU Health has achieved significant success across multiple clinical programs that have resulted in national recognition:

  • Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News and World Report and is the only ranked children's hospital in Indiana
  • All hospitals are designated either as Magnet or Pathway to Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizing excellence in nursing care

About Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis is the capital of Indiana with a population of 873,000. It is home to several popular professional sports franchises, including the Indiana Pacers (NBA) and Indianapolis Colts (NFL).

The flourishing metropolitan area is ideal for young professionals; Indianapolis has numerous top-rated restaurants, accessible bike trails, various events and entertainment options and a reasonable cost of living. From the legendary Indianapolis 500 and the NCAA Hall of Champions, to museums and other cultural attractions, Indianapolis is an exciting city with a myriad of activities to offer visitors and residents.

To explore more about Indianapolis, please visit Visit Indy.

The IU Health Administrative Fellowship is an integrated program that offers learning experiences in various areas of our healthcare enterprise over a 24-month span. Fellows engage in stimulating projects throughout their first year across the system and different business areas.

During their second year, fellows rotate with the leadership team in a specific business area of interest. This blended program structure enables growth and development in a variety of skills as well as specific areas of interest for each individual fellow.

Previous Fellow Projects

  • Strategic development and implementation of a new care model for high-risk populations
  • Improving the patient experience at IU Health Bloomington Regional Academic Health Campus
  • Growth and development of virtual care capabilities across IU Health
  • Leadership and facilitation of system-wide organizational culture work
  • Operational improvements for Ball Memorial Hospital Cancer Center
  • Creation of new physician compliant operations for the Enterprise
  • Expansion of hospitalist services in critical access hospitals
  • Transition and roll-out of new educational resource system for nurses
  • Capital funding proposal for radiation machine
  • Graduate Medical Education Residency Program strategic plan
  • Financial long range planning
  • Analysis and recommendations for self-prescribing behaviors and policies
  • IU Health Pathology Lab Client Services billing processes
  • Strategic Service Line facility planning
  • Expansion of emergency department for Behavioral Health capabilities
  • Population health and value based care strategy

Core Customizable Rotations

  • Corporate System Operations
  • Hospital Operations (Local or Regional)
  • Business Development & Strategy (Local, Regional, or System)
  • Physician Group & IU School of Medicine
  • Supply Chain & Finance
  • IU Health Plans
  • System Health Services: LifeLine, Home Health and Laboratory Services
  • Governmental Affairs
  • Population Health & Community Health
  • Philanthropy & IU Health Foundation

Leadership & Mentoring

IU Health Administrative Fellows have a unique opportunity to meet and engage with executive leaders at the system and regional level. Fellows participate in senior leadership meetings to gain a high-level understanding of IU Health, insight to executive decision making, and to observe various leadership styles. With guidance from the fellowship program director, each fellow is assigned an executive mentor who is available to provide extensive professional guidance throughout the program. In addition, through structured engagements and projects, fellows develop a diverse board of mentors who provide feedback on working projects and further professional development.

Andrea Kessler, MBA, Vice President of Organizational Excellence & Alignment, serves as director for the program. Rev. Leah Gunning-Francis Ph.D, Senior Vice President and Chief Mission and Values Officer, serves as the executive sponsor for the program.

Salary & Benefits

Fellows receive a competitive salary and full benefits compared to national benchmarks for Administrative Fellowships.

The program also provides reimbursement for each Fellow to attend one healthcare conference of choice per year. First-year fellows are reimbursed to attend the Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH) annual Administrative Fellows Meeting in Washington D.C.

Fellowship Program Description

The IU Health Administrative Fellowship is an integrated program that offers learning experiences in various areas of our healthcare enterprise over a 24-month span. Fellows engage in stimulating projects throughout their first year across the system and different business areas.

During their second year, fellows rotate with the leadership team in a specific business area of interest. This blended program structure enables growth and development in a variety of skills as well as specific areas of interest for each individual fellow.

Previous Fellow Projects

  • Strategic development and implementation of a new care model for high-risk populations
  • Improving the patient experience at IU Health Bloomington Regional Academic Health Campus
  • Growth and development of virtual care capabilities across IU Health
  • Leadership and facilitation of system-wide organizational culture work
  • Operational improvements for Ball Memorial Hospital Cancer Center
  • Creation of new physician compliant operations for the Enterprise
  • Expansion of hospitalist services in critical access hospitals
  • Transition and roll-out of new educational resource system for nurses
  • Capital funding proposal for radiation machine
  • Graduate Medical Education Residency Program strategic plan
  • Financial long range planning
  • Analysis and recommendations for self-prescribing behaviors and policies
  • IU Health Pathology Lab Client Services billing processes
  • Strategic Service Line facility planning
  • Expansion of emergency department for Behavioral Health capabilities
  • Population health and value based care strategy

Core Customizable Rotations

  • Corporate System Operations
  • Hospital Operations (Local or Regional)
  • Business Development & Strategy (Local, Regional, or System)
  • Physician Group & IU School of Medicine
  • Supply Chain & Finance
  • IU Health Plans
  • System Health Services: LifeLine, Home Health and Laboratory Services
  • Governmental Affairs
  • Population Health & Community Health
  • Philanthropy & IU Health Foundation

Leadership & Mentoring

IU Health Administrative Fellows have a unique opportunity to meet and engage with executive leaders at the system and regional level. Fellows participate in senior leadership meetings to gain a high-level understanding of IU Health, insight to executive decision making, and to observe various leadership styles. With guidance from the fellowship program director, each fellow is assigned an executive mentor who is available to provide extensive professional guidance throughout the program. In addition, through structured engagements and projects, fellows develop a diverse board of mentors who provide feedback on working projects and further professional development.

Andrea Kessler, MBA, Vice President of Organizational Excellence & Alignment, serves as director for the program. Rev. Leah Gunning-Francis Ph.D, Senior Vice President and Chief Mission and Values Officer, serves as the executive sponsor for the program.

Salary & Benefits

Fellows receive a competitive salary and full benefits compared to national benchmarks for Administrative Fellowships.

The program also provides reimbursement for each Fellow to attend one healthcare conference of choice per year. First-year fellows are reimbursed to attend the Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH) annual Administrative Fellows Meeting in Washington D.C.

IU Health participates in the National Administrative Fellowship Centralized Application Service (NAFCAS). The NAFCAS is the one-stop shop for candidates interested in applying to administrative fellowships. All fellowships participating in the NAFCAS adhere to the uniform application timeline and Code of Good Practice. NAFCAS allows candidates to submit transcripts, personal information, and requests for letters of recommendation with the push of a button.

In order to create a more fair and equitable application experience, IU Health has agreed to comply with the Code of Good Practice application dates set by the National Council on Administrative Fellowships (NCAF). The earliest application deadline and initial acceptance dates for 2023 are Sept. 29 and Oct. 27, respectively.

Please visit nafcas.liaisoncas.com to apply.

Note: The application opens to students on June 9, 2023.

Application Components:

  • NAFCAS general application
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal statement:
    • 2023 – 2024 Recruitment Cycle Prompt: Imagine it’s 2026 and you’ve just completed your Administrative Fellowship at IU Health. You’ve been asked to speak at the graduation celebration with executive leaders and the incoming fellows. Tell your story about why you chose IU Health and the impact you have had in the program (500 words or less).
  • Official Graduate School Transcript
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (to be requested in the “Supporting Information” quadrant). Applicants must request the following:
    • One academic reference (graduate program director or professor)
    • One professional reference (past or present employer)
    • Applicant’s choice between an academic or professional reference

Attributes for Success

  • Qualified applicants will have completed a graduate degree (M.B.A., M.H.A., M.H.S.A. or related field) or equivalent and above.
    • Candidates with a graduate degree from a nationally accredited program will be accepted for review.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the US, visas are not sponsored
  • Embrace learning and growing in an academic health system
  • Interest in practicing at IU Health after completion of the Fellowship
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and experience, relevant work experience, and strong academic performance

How to Apply

IU Health participates in the National Administrative Fellowship Centralized Application Service (NAFCAS). The NAFCAS is the one-stop shop for candidates interested in applying to administrative fellowships. All fellowships participating in the NAFCAS adhere to the uniform application timeline and Code of Good Practice. NAFCAS allows candidates to submit transcripts, personal information, and requests for letters of recommendation with the push of a button.

In order to create a more fair and equitable application experience, IU Health has agreed to comply with the Code of Good Practice application dates set by the National Council on Administrative Fellowships (NCAF). The earliest application deadline and initial acceptance dates for 2023 are Sept. 29 and Oct. 27, respectively.

Please visit nafcas.liaisoncas.com to apply.

Note: The application opens to students on June 9, 2023.

Application Components:

  • NAFCAS general application
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal statement:
    • 2023 – 2024 Recruitment Cycle Prompt: Imagine it’s 2026 and you’ve just completed your Administrative Fellowship at IU Health. You’ve been asked to speak at the graduation celebration with executive leaders and the incoming fellows. Tell your story about why you chose IU Health and the impact you have had in the program (500 words or less).
  • Official Graduate School Transcript
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (to be requested in the “Supporting Information” quadrant). Applicants must request the following:
    • One academic reference (graduate program director or professor)
    • One professional reference (past or present employer)
    • Applicant’s choice between an academic or professional reference

Attributes for Success

  • Qualified applicants will have completed a graduate degree (M.B.A., M.H.A., M.H.S.A. or related field) or equivalent and above.
    • Candidates with a graduate degree from a nationally accredited program will be accepted for review.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the US, visas are not sponsored
  • Embrace learning and growing in an academic health system
  • Interest in practicing at IU Health after completion of the Fellowship
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and experience, relevant work experience, and strong academic performance

Upcoming Live Q&A Sessions

Learn more about the IU Health Administration Fellowship Program, get to know the current fellows, and have your questions answered during an upcoming live Q&A session.

Mark your calendars with the below dates.

Wednesday, June 12th from 11am-noon (EST)

Thursday, July 18th from 3:00-4:00 pm (EST)

Friday, Aug. 16th from 10:00-11:00 am (EST)

Thursday, Sept. 5th from 1:00-2:00 pm (EST)

Join a Live Q&A Session

Please contact adminfellowship@iuhealth.org with any questions regarding the IU Health Administrative Fellowship Program.

Contact Us

Please contact adminfellowship@iuhealth.org with any questions regarding the IU Health Administrative Fellowship Program.

Kendall Ranges – 1st Year

Kendall Ranges (2023-2025) was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and was raised in South Bend, IN. He earned his Master’s in Health Administration and Bachelors of Science in Health Services Management from IUPUIs Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health as a 4+1 accelerated student. Additionally, he holds an Associates of Applied Science in Non-Destructive Testing Technologies from the Community College of the Air Force.

Throughout his undergraduate pursuance, Kendall served as the President and Interim Treasurer for the Fairbanks Undergraduate Student Association, while serving as a council member for Community Health Network's, Patient Family & Advisory Council.

In graduate school, Kendall interned with patient care services at the Roudebush VA Medical Center to work on nursing initiatives with recruitment and retention during the pandemic. His next internship was as the Clinical Quality Strategy Intern II for Elevance Health to identify CAHPS gaps and improve whole health outcomes. Concluding this summer position, he became a project manager under the California regional medical director to assess financial risks for member experience measures and improving provider education.

In addition to graduate level working experience, Kendall served as the MHA Student Association President and Interim Secretary and competed at the NAHSE and UAB case competitions. Among these notable experiences he received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Albert W. Dent graduate scholarship, the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) Ellis Bonner scholarship, and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Foster McGaw scholarship.

Kendall’s professional interests include strategy, population health, finance, health equity, and patient quality and safety.

Outside of work, Kendall enjoys concerts, playing his PS5, cooking, and spending time with his family and friends.

Kendall Ranges

Current Fellows

Kendall Ranges – 1st Year

Kendall Ranges (2023-2025) was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and was raised in South Bend, IN. He earned his Master’s in Health Administration and Bachelors of Science in Health Services Management from IUPUIs Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health as a 4+1 accelerated student. Additionally, he holds an Associates of Applied Science in Non-Destructive Testing Technologies from the Community College of the Air Force.

Throughout his undergraduate pursuance, Kendall served as the President and Interim Treasurer for the Fairbanks Undergraduate Student Association, while serving as a council member for Community Health Network's, Patient Family & Advisory Council.

In graduate school, Kendall interned with patient care services at the Roudebush VA Medical Center to work on nursing initiatives with recruitment and retention during the pandemic. His next internship was as the Clinical Quality Strategy Intern II for Elevance Health to identify CAHPS gaps and improve whole health outcomes. Concluding this summer position, he became a project manager under the California regional medical director to assess financial risks for member experience measures and improving provider education.

In addition to graduate level working experience, Kendall served as the MHA Student Association President and Interim Secretary and competed at the NAHSE and UAB case competitions. Among these notable experiences he received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Albert W. Dent graduate scholarship, the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) Ellis Bonner scholarship, and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Foster McGaw scholarship.

Kendall’s professional interests include strategy, population health, finance, health equity, and patient quality and safety.

Outside of work, Kendall enjoys concerts, playing his PS5, cooking, and spending time with his family and friends.

Kendall Ranges

Bryce Showers – 1st Year

Bryce Showers (2023-2025) is from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, but relocated to Indiana with his family in 2017. He earned his Master’s in Healthcare Administration from IUPUI, a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of South Florida, and a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

While obtaining his MHA, Bryce practiced as Physical Therapist at IU Health’s University Hospital providing care to patients with various orthopedic and oncology diagnoses. There, he partnered with oncology physician leaders to develop the Multidisciplinary Oncologic Vitality and Exercise Program which aims to provide cancer survivors with numerous supportive services.

During his professional career, Bryce was an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association(APTA) and APTA Indiana. He spent time with the APTA Indiana Political Action Committee and APTA House of Delegates generating financial support, advocating for physical therapy practice, and learning about healthcare policy.

Bryce’s professional interest included patient and family centered care, team member experience, community health, operations, and quality improvement.

Outside of work, Bryce enjoys spending time with his family, staying active, traveling, and watching all sports.

Bryce Showers

Elizabeth Grimes – 2nd Year

Elizabeth Grimes (2022-2024) is from Fishers, Indiana. She earned her Master of Science in Healthcare Management, in addition to an Executive Certificate in the Business of Life Sciences, from Indiana University Bloomington. Elizabeth also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology, with minors in Spanish and Sociology.

During her undergraduate career at Indiana University Bloomington, Elizabeth held several leadership positions involving community outreach, including with Indiana University Student Government, I Can Persist STEM Initiative, and Delta Gamma Fraternity, Inc. Elizabeth studied abroad in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, where she studied their respective health systems and public health challenges.

In graduate school, Elizabeth completed a practicum experience with Indiana University Health. She developed a Monitoring and Evaluation dashboard, Strategic Plan, and long-term recommendations for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Service to aid in evaluating programming and increasing accessibility of care for people living with dementia, caregivers, businesses, and providers. She was also an Ambassador for the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and a Mentor for the Mentor Collective.

Following graduate school, Elizabeth became a Healthcare Management Consultant for KPG Global Enterprises LLC, where she created data science models and visualizations to respond to the organizational needs of life science companies.

Elizabeth’s professional interests include health equity, community health, operations, business development, patient-centered care, and strategy.

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Emily Haarman – 2nd Year

Emily Haarman (2022-2024) is from the Chicago Suburbs. She obtained her MHA from University of Illinois at Chicago and Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Iowa.

During her undergraduate career, Emily worked at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in the Inpatient Child Psychiatry Unit where she worked closely with healthcare providers in the care and education of patients. She also held leadership roles in an organization called Women in Business and volunteered with Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa. Additionally, Emily interned with Aldi for a summer in operations.

In graduate school, Emily interned with UI Health in the department of Radiology with both the College of Medicine and Hospital. In this role she worked to bring Advanced Imaging services to an underserved community in the area by assisting with the establishment of a new outpatient clinic. She also worked as a Patient Administrative Coordinator for Team Rehab, an outpatient physical therapy clinic.

Emily’s professional interests include operations, provider/staff experience, community health, and the shift to value-based care.

Outside of work Emily enjoys staying active, traveling, playing cards/board games, and spending time with friends.

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2021-2023

Jalynn Evans, MHA
Graduate School: University of Houston Clear Lake
Current Role: Strategy Consultant – Riley Children's Health

Katie Larin, MHA
Graduate School: University of Minnesota
Current Role: Practice Administrator, Pediatric Critical Care – IU Health

2020-2022

Mohit Limdi, MSHA, MBA, BSCHBE
Graduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Current Role: Practice Administrator, IU Health Physicians Primary Care – IU Health

Vi-An Nguyen, MHA
Graduate School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Current Role: Program Manager, Canning Thoracic Institute – Northwestern Medicine

2019-2021

Bryce Bogart, MHA
Graduate School: University of Missouri
Current Role: Consultant - Chartis Group

Hannah Meirink, MHA
Graduate School: Texas A&M University
Current Role: Program Manager, Social Determinants of Health - IU Health
Previous Role: Project Manager, Community Health – IU Health

2018-2020

Stefany Mayhew, MHA
Graduate School: Ohio State University
Current Role: Director, Organizational Excellence & Alignment – IU Health

Mitch Parres, JD, MHA
Graduate School: Saint Louis University
Current Role: Staff Attorney, Senior - IU Health

2017-2019

Naomi Plasky, MBA, MPH
Graduate School: Johns Hopkins University
Current Role: Legislative Analyst – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Previous Roles: Senior Health Policy Advisor, Office of U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock; Senior Health Policy Advisor, Office of Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy, III; Legislative Assistant, Office of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz; Senior Policy Fellow, Office of Congressman Mike Quigley

Alex Simonton, MHA
Graduate School: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Current Role: Director of Community Health, Infant & Maternal Mortality and Hypertension – IU Health
Previous Role: Director of Strategy – IU Health Foundation; Senior Manager of Strategic Projects, Indianapolis Suburban Region – IU Health

2016-2018

Jake Lazarus, MHA
Graduate School: University of Minnesota
Current Role: Senior Consultant, Advisory Solutions - Q-Centrix
Previous Roles: Practice Manager – NorthShore University Health System; Team Lead – Indiana CTSI; Program Manager, Precision Health Initiative – IU School of Medicine

Farrah Shahin, MHA
Graduate School: University of Minnesota
Current Role: Senior Performance Improvement Consultant – Cedars-Sinai
Previous Roles: Performance Improvement Consultant – Cedars-Sinai; Enterprise PMO Project Manager – Children’s National Health System

2015-2017

Victoria Bratcher, MHA
Graduate School: University of Illinois – Chicago
Current Role: Director of APM Operations – Trinity Health
Previous Roles: Executive Director of Population Health Operations – IU Health; Director, Population Health – IU Health

Juan Guzman, MHA
Graduate School: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Current Role: Chief Operating Officer, Indianapolis Suburban Region (ISR) – IU Health
Previous Roles: Regional Service Line Director, Musculoskeletal & Oncology, Indianapolis Suburban Region (ISR) – IU Health; Service Line Director – Orthopedics, Indianapolis Suburban Region (ISR) – IU Health; Director of Planning, Indianapolis Suburban Region (ISR) – IU Health

Former Fellows

2021-2023

Jalynn Evans, MHA
Graduate School: University of Houston Clear Lake
Current Role: Strategy Consultant – Riley Children's Health

Katie Larin, MHA
Graduate School: University of Minnesota
Current Role: Practice Administrator, Pediatric Critical Care – IU Health

2020-2022

Mohit Limdi, MSHA, MBA, BSCHBE
Graduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Current Role: Practice Administrator, IU Health Physicians Primary Care – IU Health

Vi-An Nguyen, MHA
Graduate School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Current Role: Program Manager, Canning Thoracic Institute – Northwestern Medicine

2019-2021

Bryce Bogart, MHA
Graduate School: University of Missouri
Current Role: Consultant - Chartis Group

Hannah Meirink, MHA
Graduate School: Texas A&M University
Current Role: Program Manager, Social Determinants of Health - IU Health
Previous Role: Project Manager, Community Health – IU Health

2018-2020

Stefany Mayhew, MHA
Graduate School: Ohio State University
Current Role: Director, Organizational Excellence & Alignment – IU Health

Mitch Parres, JD, MHA
Graduate School: Saint Louis University
Current Role: Staff Attorney, Senior - IU Health

2017-2019

Naomi Plasky, MBA, MPH
Graduate School: Johns Hopkins University
Current Role: Legislative Analyst – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Previous Roles: Senior Health Policy Advisor, Office of U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock; Senior Health Policy Advisor, Office of Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy, III; Legislative Assistant, Office of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz; Senior Policy Fellow, Office of Congressman Mike Quigley

Alex Simonton, MHA
Graduate School: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Current Role: Director of Community Health, Infant & Maternal Mortality and Hypertension – IU Health
Previous Role: Director of Strategy – IU Health Foundation; Senior Manager of Strategic Projects, Indianapolis Suburban Region – IU Health

2016-2018

Jake Lazarus, MHA
Graduate School: University of Minnesota
Current Role: Senior Consultant, Advisory Solutions - Q-Centrix
Previous Roles: Practice Manager – NorthShore University Health System; Team Lead – Indiana CTSI; Program Manager, Precision Health Initiative – IU School of Medicine

Farrah Shahin, MHA
Graduate School: University of Minnesota
Current Role: Senior Performance Improvement Consultant – Cedars-Sinai
Previous Roles: Performance Improvement Consultant – Cedars-Sinai; Enterprise PMO Project Manager – Children’s National Health System

2015-2017

Victoria Bratcher, MHA
Graduate School: University of Illinois – Chicago
Current Role: Director of APM Operations – Trinity Health
Previous Roles: Executive Director of Population Health Operations – IU Health; Director, Population Health – IU Health

Juan Guzman, MHA
Graduate School: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Current Role: Chief Operating Officer, Indianapolis Suburban Region (ISR) – IU Health
Previous Roles: Regional Service Line Director, Musculoskeletal & Oncology, Indianapolis Suburban Region (ISR) – IU Health; Service Line Director – Orthopedics, Indianapolis Suburban Region (ISR) – IU Health; Director of Planning, Indianapolis Suburban Region (ISR) – IU Health