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Faculty, Staff, and Advisory Board

The Health Services Management program is supported and directed by talented, engaged professionals at every level. Their experience and knowledge will help you navigate an educational and career path that works for you.

Faculty Director

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Frances Fernandez

BA, business administration, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico; MS, health services administration, Florida International University

Frances has over 15 years of experience in both nonprofit and for-profit executive health care leadership in a variety of settings, and she's bilingual in English and Spanish. She is particularly interested in human development and minority empowerment, and she works fearlessly to promote inclusivity, diversity, and equity in human services. She teaches at the college level and develops course materials for education, performance improvement, grants, and leadership development. Frances is an advocate of mental health awareness and education, particularly for youth. She has received recognition for quality initiatives and grant allocations for increased and improved services for the HIV/AIDS population. For more about Frances' career and visions for the HSM program, read "Putting the 'Care' in Health Care."

  • HSM 3521 - Health Care Delivery Systems
  • HSM 4521 - Inclusion and Equity in Health Care Management


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Joshua Berg

BA, psychology, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Josh Berg is an energetic, collaborative leader whose goals are to improve the lives of seniors, individuals with disabilities, the overall health care system, and related public policy at all levels. He is director of growth at Lifesprk, a home care provider, where he focuses on business and partnership development and innovation in senior living services. Josh has prior leadership experience in nonprofits, for-profits, and governmental agencies in the areas of senior living, accessibility, assisted living, home care, county services, and behavior therapy. Josh is a city council member and serves on local, county, and state boards and commissions.

  • HSM 4586/6586 – Management in Assisted Living and Senior Care Settings
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April Boxeth

JD, William Mitchell College of Law; BA, American Studies, University of Minnesota

April Boxeth is a managing partner at Voigt, Rodé, Boxeth and Coffin law office, where she practices health law in the areas of long term care, housing with services/assisted living, home care, independent living, hospice, and adult day. Boxeth advises clients on regulatory compliance, survey, licensure, behavior issues, discharge and eviction actions, landlord/tenant issues, MN Vulnerable Adult Act reporting requirements, guardian/conservator and general probate issues, accounts receivable, and general corporate matters. She has more than 25 years of experience and a strong background in education of providers.

  • HSM 4573 – Long Term Care Regulatory Management and Law
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Kelley Boyer

MBA, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota; BA, international business, University of St. Thomas

Kelley Boyer is committed to transforming health care as an engaged leader and coach. She currently serves as system director of Quality & Safety Improvement at Fairview Health Services. In this role, Kelley bridges improvement methodologies with application in the most critical system quality and safety work, leveraging more than 20 years’ experience in formulating and driving change for improved clinical and operational outcomes. Kelley has also served as director of care coordination at Fairview; director of hospital programs and improvement manager at Allina Health; and manager of global marketing, Black Belt, and supply chain at 3M Company.

  • HSM 4301 − Health Care Quality and Patient Safety Management  
Frederick Bw'Ombongi

Frederick Bw’Ombongi

MHA, health administration, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI; BS, international business, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI

Frederick Bw’Ombongi is VP for access management at Allina Health. Before that, he was interim VP for operations at KentuckyOne Health, accountable for its access center, staffing, laboratory services, pharmacy, clinical engineering, facilities, palliative care, and podiatry residency. He also worked at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, MI, as director of its contact center, with responsibility for nurse triage, scheduling, language services, and spiritual care. Fred has cofounded two nonprofits, Opening Village Doors Foundation, which fights poverty in Kenya through entrepreneurship and education, and the Refugee Education Center, assisting refugee children and families with integration into the Grand Rapids community.

  • HSM 3521 – Health Care Delivery Systems
Steven Chies

Steven Chies

MS, health care administration, St. Joseph’s College, Standish, ME; BES, Bachelor of Elective Studies, University of Minnesota

Mr. Chies most recently served as senior vice president of operations for the Benedictine Health System. He is a former aide to a US congressman and has held numerous leadership positions in health care professional, trade, and advocacy organizations, with a particular engagement in the advancement of long-term care administration and excellence. He is an AHCA Baldrige Examiner. Mr. Chies has also taught courses in health care administration. His student-centered learning approach combines a practical understanding of the health care delivery system with high expectations for academic coursework.

  • HSM 4541 – Health Care Finance
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Steven Comingdeer

MA in management, health care administration, and HR management; BA in business management, health care informatics and information management, and computer science and information systems, both from the College of Saint Scholastica

Steven Comingdeer is global director for HR reporting and analytics at Accenture, where he leads a team of 120, providing reporting, advanced analytics and modeling, consultative insights, and decision support. He has previously been chief of staff to Accenture’s North American health practice director, operations director for a national managed-care organization, business office director for a rehabilitation company, program manager for a large physician and hospital quality program, and clinic manager for a local integrated physician group. He has taught online since 2009 in the areas of health care marketing, operations, information management, economics, law and policy, and ethics.

  • HSM 3051 − Career and Internship Skills in Health Services Management
  • HSM 3350 − Special Topics in Health Services Management
  • HSM 4596 − Internship
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Tania Daniels

M.B.A., health care management, University of St. Thomas; P.T., University of Minnesota

Tania Daniels is passionate about engaging all members of the health care team in continual improvement of the health care system. She started as a candy striper in a physical therapy department, then became a physical therapist aide, and finally served as a professional physical therapist. After seeing many aspects of health care in these roles, she was ready to pursue a career in quality improvement. She was hired by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA), where she currently serves as vice president for quality and patient safety. The program she leads has been recognized with multiple national awards for quality, leadership, and patient safety.

  • HSM 4301 − Health Care Quality and Patient Safety Management
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Kari Everson

BS and MS, nursing; MS, health care administration, University of Phoenix

Kari Everson has 25 years of experience in health care, with expertise particularly related to assessment, care delivery, compliance, leadership, education, and quality. She is the director of clinical care and clinical consultant for LeadingAge Minnesota and the president of Euvoia Senior Care Consulting. Kari has experience leading clinical and operations teams in nursing homes, senior housing, and home care and has served as a clinical educator in post-secondary nursing programs. She has also assisted with systemic conversions and strategic planning in senior housing and skilled nursing communities.

  • HSM 4572 - Gerontology and Geriatrics for Health Service Executives
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Liz Hruska

Liz Hruska has been providing career counseling and coaching services for degree-seeking students since she joined the team of Career and Internship Services in 2008. She is a 2013 recipient of the John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising, which recognizes high-quality advising at the University of Minnesota. Liz helps students with tactical pieces of the job search, including resume help, interview coaching, and internship search support. She also coaches students around larger self-exploration issues, including clarifying values and strengths and finding a work culture that fits. She has a special interest in providing support for student veterans, students from diverse backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

If you are an admitted degree-seeking student and would like to make an appointment with Liz, please visit: lizhruska.appointments.umn.edu (you will need to log in). 

  • HSM 3051 − Career and Internship Skills in Health Services Management
Cheri Jacoby

Cheri Jacoby

BSBA, information systems and accounting, Robert Morris University

Ms. Jacoby is currently senior director of IT for the medical device division at Abbott (a health care product provider in Saint Paul). She has also worked at EMC, Digineer, and Fairview Health Services. Before that she was with PricewaterhouseCoopers for 20 years, the last 10 as the partner responsible for IT business consulting and advisor to the Women’s Leadership Group. Each of her positions has focused on health care and the coordination and collaboration between IT and business functions. Ms. Jacoby cofounded Women Leading in Technology (WLiT) and works with the Women’s Health Leadership Trust in Minnesota.

  • HSM 4043 – Project and Program Management in Health Services Management
Geoff Kaufmann

Geoff Kaufmann

MA, health policy and management, University of Chicago; BA, biology, St. Olaf College

Geoff Kaufmann, a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, is vice president for patient services of the Biomedical Division of the American Red Cross. He is the former director of planning and marketing for the University of Minnesota Hospital, and is the Minnesota Regent for the American College of Healthcare Executives. A nationally recognized authority in health marketing, Geoff has over 30 years of experience in business development, strategic planning, marketing, new product development, and operations. His focuses have included physician-clinic-hospital networks, clinical and service outcomes, senior health care services, a wound care business, and diagnostic imaging centers.

  • ABus 4501 - Building and Running a Small Business Enterprise
  • ABus 4701 - Introduction to Marketing
  • ABus 4703 - Marketing for the Professional Practice
  • HSM 4861 - Leadership and Business Planning in Health Care: Capstone
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William Kenney

M.H.A., University of Minnesota; B.A., business administration and social work, St. John’s University

William O. (Bill) Kenney is chief executive officer of Dermatology Consultants. Previously, he served as president of the Phillips Eye Institute for Allina Health and later as the VP of operations for the United Hospital Cardiovascular Service Line. He has served as a clinical social worker at United Hospital, focusing on oncology, psychiatry, endocrinology, and geriatrics. Later he served at HealthEast and Park Nicollet Health Services, Northwestern University and Medical Faculty Foundation, and Presbyterian Hospital. Bill has expertise in clinic, hospital, and long-term operations, and his experience in health care leadership includes administrative responsibility in cardiovascular services, ophthalmology, senior services, dermatology, and primary care operations.

  • HSM 4561W − Health Care Administration and Management
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Lynn Kiehne

PhD, organizational leadership, Argosy University; MA, hospital and health care administration, University of Minnesota; B., Luther College

Dr. Lynn Kiehne is a health care consultant. Her clients include those working on special projects seeking nonprofit federal funding, as well as CEOs and boards of directors in strategic change management. Currently she consults with HealthSouth as they pursue a Certificate of Need in the Tampa Bay marketplace. She teaches at University of South Florida in their School of Public Health, working with master’s candidates in health care administration, and master’s and doctoral candidates in public health. She has also served as adjunct faculty for the University of Florida School of Public Health master’s programs in health care administration and public health.

  • HSM 3350 Special Topics in Health Services Management
  • HSM 3621 Health Care Leadership in a Crisis
  • HSM 4596 Health Services Management Internship
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Yvonne Kinney

MA, leadership, Augsburg University; Certificate in Industrial & Organizational Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Yvonne Kinney has 20 years of consulting experience as an executive coach. Her passion is workplace psychology, which studies people; work behavior, the performance of tasks; and work settings to understand how behavior can be influenced, changed, and enhanced to benefit both employees and organizations. She is skilled in challenging leaders to look at issues from different angles and guiding them to discover their own solutions, while ultimately helping them reclaim their stake in the future. Her clients span manufacturing, health care, retail, and financial and professional services. She has certifications and accreditations from recognized global executive coaching organizations.

  • HSM 4041 – Leadership in Health Services Management
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Ellen Koski

Master of Public Health; and BA, Spanish, University of Minnesota

Ellen is employed as the executive director of the Fox Valley Advance Care Planning Partnership in Appleton, WI. The Partnership is made up of local health care systems and the community, working together to make advance care planning and conversations an integral part of living, with the ultimate goal of improving end-of-life care for all. In her free time, Ellen enjoys gardening and hiking local trails with her husband and kids.

  • HSM 3040 − Dying and Death in Contemporary Society: Implications for Intervention
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Mark Kuhl

BA, leadership management, Saint John’s University

Mark is a senior improvement advisor with Fairview Health Services. He is trained in Lean Six Sigma, and he serves as a coach, facilitator, and consultant to executives on continuous improvement efforts at M Health Fairview. Before joining Fairview, he led a continuous improvement team at University of Minnesota Physicians. Mark began his career in clinic operations and continuous improvement for Cancer Treatment Centers of America, a national network of specialty hospitals and clinics. Additionally, he built a value-based care and insurance model for a subsidiary of United Healthcare. 

  • HSM 4301 – Health Care Quality and Patient Safety Management
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Scott Lee-Eichenwald

MS, software design and development (MSDD), University of Saint Thomas; BA, psychology, College of Saint Scholastica 

Scott Lee-Eichenwald has diverse professional experience in social sciences and medical technology, with over 15 years in medical devices companies including Guidant, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, and Smiths Medical. He has managed research and development projects and many global technology implementation projects. In addition, he has been teaching online for over 12 years. He received his Six Sigma Green Belt certification from the University of Saint Thomas in 2012 and holds an Information Systems Security Certificate from Colorado Technical University.

  • HSM 4043 - Project and Program Management in Health Services Management
  • HSM 4065 - Information Privacy and Security in Health Services Management
  • INet 1001 - Survey of Information Technology
  • INet 3011W - Social Impact of Information Technology
  • INet 4051 - IT Infrastructure Operations
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Daniel McGinty

MA, health care administration, University of Minnesota; BA, economics, Gustavus Adolphus College

Daniel McGinty is a health care consultant and expert witness. He served as president and CEO of Franciscan Sponsored Ministries in Manitowoc, WI, during 2016–18. Prior to that, he was executive vice president at Allina Health, overseeing the operations of 13 hospitals and emergency medical Services and pharmacy. He has also worked at Duluth-based Essentia Health, where he was responsible for seven acute-care hospitals, four long-term care facilities, and 11 physician clinics. He served as president and CEO of Holy Family Memorial Health Network in Manitowoc and as an administrator at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

  • HSM 4861 − Leadership and Business Planning in Health Care: Capstone
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Andrew Montpetit

BA, youth ministry, Northwestern University (Saint Paul)

Andrew "AJ" Montpetit is an entrepreneur, freelancer, and designer. He has owned his own business, WRKSHP, for over seven years, incorporating human-centered design, marketing, graphic design, and video production for clients around the globe. AJ works as an advisor to FAVR, a local tech startup run by college students, is on the board for Sharp Index (a physician burnout index tool), and is currently creating a tech hub in Cameroon with partners here and on the ground in Buea, Cameroon. He not only shreds on the ukulele but can also tie a bow tie.

HSM 4575 – Innovation in Health Services

Rajean Moone

Rajean Moone

PhD, social work, University of Minnesota; MS, gerontology, St. Cloud State University; and BA, psychology, College of Saint Scholastica

Rajean's experience includes working at the Minnesota state unit on aging and area agencies on aging, and leading Training to Serve and the Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging. He is currently the Faculty Director for Long Term Care Administration in the College of Continuing and Professional Studies and the Associate Director of Education for the Center for Healthy Aging & Innovation. Rajean is appointed to the Governor’s Council on an Age-Friendly Minnesota, the MN Association of Geriatrics Inspired Clinicians Board, and FamilyMeans Board. He is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, a lifetime member of the Minnesota Gerontological Society, a McNair Scholar, and a Congressional/Health and Aging Policy Fellow. He also holds a Minnesota nursing home administrator’s license.

  • HSM 4582 – Practicum in Long Term Care
  • HSM 4583/6583 – LTC Supports and Services
  • HSM 4584/6584 – LTC Health and Medical Needs
  • HSM 4585/6585 – LTC Organizational Management
  • HSM 4587/6587 – LTC Regulatory Management
  • HSM 4588/6588 – LTC Quality Management and Performance Improvement
  • HSM 4592/6592 – LTC Health Care Law
  • HSM 4593/6593 – Gerontology for Health Care Managers
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Donald Moschkau

M.H.A., University of Minnesota; B.A., multicultural marketing, Metropolitan State University

Donald (Don) Moschkau is a human resources strategy system executive with Fairview Health Services, where he leads the Human Resources Strategy and Operations areas. He serves as a consultant to other executives throughout the organization on strategic initiatives and the impacts or drivers of the organization’s human capital. He has more than 20 years’ experience in human resources and specializes in strategic human resources, employee relations, employment law, diversity, recruitment, and onboarding as well as human resources regulatory compliance in the health care market. Don’s certifications include an SPHR from the Human Resources Certification Institute and an SHRM-SCP and Green Belt from the Society for Human Resources Professionals.

  • HSM 4531 – Human Resources in Health Care Settings
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R. Nickolas (Nick) Nyhus

MA, applied psychology, University of Santa Monica; BA, health care management, University of Minnesota

Nick is vice president of human resources and information technology at University of Minnesota Physicians. He has more than 25 years of human resources, education, and business experience with other organizations, including American Express and Ameriprise Financial. Among his specializations are leadership development, organizational effectiveness, executive coaching, psychological assessment, and human capital strategy and delivery. His certifications include a Senior Professional Human Resources certificate from the Human Resources Certification Institute, an SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resource Management–Senior Certified Professional), and a Six Sigma Black Belt from American Express.

  • HSM 3051 − Career and Internship Skills in Health Services Management
Bradley Plowman

Bradley Plowman

MBA, managerial finance, Indiana University; MA, theology, College of St. Catherine; BSB, business, University of Minnesota

Brad Plowman has been finance director at Regions Hospital in Saint Paul since 1999. His responsibilities include financial analysis, accounting, revenue recognition, cost accounting, and decision support. He also has experience in critical access hospitals and small PPS hospitals, and has held financial leadership roles with small nonprofits and large organizations. Mr. Plowman has made presentations at Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) national conferences regarding aligning cost, quality, and patient experience reporting.

  • HSM 4541 – Health Care Finance
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Cecilia Quattromani

MEd in human resource development, George Washington University; BS in business management, Park College at University of Missouri

Cecilia Quattromani is an independent consultant specializing in career development and performance potential. She helps businesses maximize their talent. In addition, Cecilia regularly works as a coach, helping her clients navigate work challenges and career moves. She especially enjoys assisting students in developing their brand and a plan to achieve their personal career goals. Prior to launching her business, Cecilia worked at UnitedHealth Group in a variety of different roles for over 23 years, where she developed expertise in talent development, employee engagement, program and change management, and employee relations. 

  • HSM 3051 Career and Internship Skills in Health Services Management
  • HSM 4596 HSM Internship
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John Reynolds

PhD, business, organization and management; MA, management and administration; BA, economics

John Reynolds has over 30 years of health care services, benefit consulting, and financial technology experience. He is currently business lead for Cognizant’s digital healthcare operations. He has been senior vice president at Optum and general manager of Optum Connect,  president of Fidelity National Information Services, and senior vice president and business director at Wells Fargo’s global trust and custody business. Reynolds has also been an adjunct professor at St. Catherine’s University and is a speaker at national health care and financial services conferences. He has published articles on consumer-directed health care and co-authored the book Overdose: Your Health, My Money.

  • HSM 4041 − Leadership in Health Services Management
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Mark Sharockman

M.B.A., Duke University; B.S., accountancy, University of North Dakota

Mark Sharockman is interim CFO for St. Paul Eye Clinic and St. Paul Opticians. Before that he worked with privately held medical specialty practices in the areas of orthopedics, anesthesiology, and ophthalmology. Mark dedicated the past decade to improving the financial viability of independent medical practices by implementing decision-making disciplines and defining strategic growth opportunities. He brings to his work the perspectives of several business sectors, including sports media, health services, and real estate. Mark has been involved at several organizations in value creation initiatives: acquisitions, divestitures, integrations, and implementation of transformational growth and operational improvement strategies, both as an internal manager and an outside advisor.

HSM 4541 – Health Care Finance

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Erich Spencer

M.B.A., marketing, University of Toledo; B.B.A., human resources management, University of Toledo

Erich Spencer began his career in HR in total rewards as an employee benefits specialist and was a health care reform subject matter expert before transitioning to general human resources and eventually strategic human resources. He is currently director of human resources strategy at Fairview Health Services, directly supporting two hospitals as well as two system service lines. Though he has worked in multiple industries (higher education, consumer goods, technology, contracted support services), health care is his passion. He also holds two senior-level human resources certifications, one from the Society for Human Resources (SHRM-SCP) and one from the HR Certification Institute (SPHR).

  • HSM 4531 − Human Resources in Health Care Settings
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Barbara Spurrier

MHA, health care administration, University of Minnesota; BA, economics, St. Olaf College

Ms. Spurrier is managing director of the Well Living Lab, a Delos and Mayo Clinic collaboration, and senior vice president at Delos. She was founding director of Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation (CFI), whose mission is to transform the delivery and experience of health and health care. She has served as vice chair of the Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine, chief of ambulatory care at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center, and senior administrator at HealthPartners. Barbara has also been a preceptor for U of M MHA students. She is coauthor of Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast: A Blueprint for Transformation from the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation.

  • HSM 4575 – Innovation in Health Services
LeeAnn Vitalis

LeeAnn Vitalis

Master of Healthcare Administration, University of Minnesota; MA, organizational management, Concordia University; BA, industrial and organizational psychology, Hamline University

LeeAnn has served in various human resource roles in health services since 1997, most recently as vice president of organizational development and support services at St. Croix Regional Medical Center. Before that she was a human resources generalist and then a director at Cambridge Medical Center. She currently works as a digital health coach for Omada Health. Omada uses behavioral science to help people change their habits, improve their health, and reduce their risk of chronic disease. LeeAnn is passionate about preventative health care and recently wrote the ebook Escape the 4 Sugar Traps: A Personalized Approach to Cutting Sugar for Good.

  • HSM 4589 – Long Term Care Human Resources Management
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Scott Wordelman

BA, business administration/hospital administration, Concordia College

Scott Wordelman is president of Wordelman Associates LLC, providing leadership, advisory, and strategic services. He began his administrative career in Baudette, MN, and moved on to the Chisago Lakes community, where he led the creation of one of the nation’s first community-integrated systems and oversaw the transformation of three hospitals into a single regional system. Scott also served as CEO of Fairview Red Wing Health Services, leading its cultural and strategic transformation. His last position before retirement was senior vice president and chief ambulatory officer of Hennepin Healthcare. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. 

  • HSM 4861 − Leadership and Business Planning in Health Care: Capstone
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Susan Ziel

J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law; M.P.H., medical care administration, University of Michigan; B.S.N., nursing, Madonna University; Certificate in Health Care Design and Innovation, University of Minnesota

Susan Ziel is a health care coach and consultant with Integrity Health Strategies, drawing upon more than 40 years of professional experience to assist clients in choosing their best health care options. She has served as a registered nurse, nursing administrator, university instructor, consultant, and health care attorney. Susan is an affiliate faculty member of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing, and has served as an officer or board member for many health care-related organizations. She is the recipient of numerous leadership and service awards.

  • HSM 4591 – Health Care Law and Ethics


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Liz Hruska

Career Counselor

Liz Hruska has been providing career counseling and coaching services for degree-seeking students since she joined the team of Career and Internship Services in 2008. She is a 2013 recipient of the John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising, which recognizes high-quality advising at the University of Minnesota. Liz helps students with tactical pieces of the job search, including resume help, interview coaching, and internship search support. She also coaches students around larger self-exploration issues, including clarifying values and strengths and finding a work culture that fits. She has a special interest in providing support for student veterans, students from diverse backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

If you are an admitted degree-seeking student and would like to make an appointment with Liz, please visit: lizhruska.appointments.umn.edu (you will need to log in). 

  • HSM 3051 − Career and Internship Skills in Health Services Management
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Alissa Bigelow

Academic Advisor

Alissa Bigelow joined CCAPS in 2018. Previously, she worked as an associate registrar at Bethel University, and before that, as an academic advisor with University of Minnesota student-athletes in what is now the Lindahl Academic Center. She enjoys supporting students through their educational journey and helping them find their passion in the health care industry. Alissa has a bachelor’s degree in physical education, a master’s degree in educational policy and administration, and a master of education in sport administration.

Advisory Board

Name Title Affiliation
Jose Bernard Chief of Staff United Hospital
Emily Blomberg Chief Operating Officer HCMC
Caroline Carlin Faculty UMN Medical School
Kortni Cloud HSM Student Representative Student Representative - HSM
Patti Cullen President/CEO Care Providers of Minnesota
Karen Erickson Senior Director, Cardiac and Vascular Marketing Strategic Solutions & Alliance Development Medtronic, Inc.
Trevor Foshang Former Dean, College of Chiropractic Northwestern Health Sciences University
Joseph Gaugler Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care (LTC) and Aging & Professor UMN School of Public Health
Bridgette Grobe President of the HSM Alumni Network Optum
Beth Heinz Chief Quality Officer Fairview Health Services
Amy Jerdee President St. Francis Regional Medical Center
Geoff Kaufmann CEO, North Central Blood Services American Red Cross
Bill Kenney CEO Dermatology Consultants, PA
Jim King Senior Partner and Chief Quality Officer Witt/Kieffer
Barbara Klick CEO Sholom Community Alliance
Catherine Klugherz VP of Medicine Specialties Park Nicollet
Amy Korzenowski Senior Government Consultant Mercer
Gayle M. Kvenvold President and Chief Executive Officer LeadingAge Minnesota
Brian Mast National Vice President of Operations Agiliti
Nickolas Nyhus Chief Administrative Officer University of Minnesota Physicians
Patrick Sauer Executive Healthcare Operations and Innovation Leader  
Jenny Schoenecker Senior Director, Quality and Patient Safety Minnesota Hospital Association
Nick Smith Vice President of the HSM Alumni Network United Healthcare
Randy Snyder (Ex-Officio) Executive Director Board of Executives of Long Term Services and Supports
Barb Spurrier Senior Vice President Well Living Lab, Inc.
Mel Sullivan SVP, Chief People Officer Ecumen
Nikki Terveer Administrative Fellowship Coordinator Sanford Health
Susan Ziel HSM Faculty Integrity Health Strategies
Pam Zoeller VP of Specialty Care Health Partners

Current as of September 2020