Faculty and Staff

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Primary Faculty

Edward J. Schumacher, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair
Teaches Quantitative Methods and Information Management, Economic Aspects of Health Care Administration

Amer A. Kaissi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Teaches Institutional Health Care Management, Strategic Planning and Marketing

William C. McCaughrin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Teaches Health Services Organization and Policy

Jody R. Rogers, Ph.D., FACHE
Visiting Associate Professor
Teaches Strategic Management and Institutional Management

Mary E. Stefl, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair
Teaches Current Health Care Issues



Adjunct Faculty

Bradley M. Beauvais, Ph.D.
B.S., Colorado State University
M.A., University of Oklahoma
M.B.A., Colorado State University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Teaches Health Care Finance and Managerial Accounting

Linda Fisher, Ph.D., FACHE
B.S.N., Nursing, Western Kentucky University
M.H.A., Baylor University
Ph.D., Nursing, Vanderbilt University

Sarah Freymann Fontenot, J.D., R.N.
B.S., Professional Nursing, University of Vermont
J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law
Teaches Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

Lawrence M. Johnson, Ph.D., FACHE
B.S., Colorado State University
M.A., Webster University
M.H.A., Baylor University
Ph.D., St. Louis University

Peter V. Marks, Ph.D.
B.A., La Salle University
M.A., Webster University
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Teaches Information Technology

Todd A. Thames, M.D., '10
B.S., University of Texas Medical Branch
M.S., Trinity University
M.D., University of Texas Medical branch

Joseph Topinka, J.D.
B.A., University of Illinois

J.D., Northern Illinois University

M.B.A., Saint Martin's University

LL.M., Military Law, Judge Advocate General's School

M.H.A., Chapman University

LL.M., Health Law, Loyola University School of Law

Fred Weigel, Ph.D.,
A.A., Brookdale Community College Lincroft
B.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ph.D., Auburn University


Executives in Residence


Mr. John E. Hornbeak, LFACHE
CEO of Methodist Healthcare System of San Antonio

Mr. Stanley F. Hupfeld, FACHE
Chairman of the INTEGRIS Family of Foundations.



Staff

Sharon Hubenak - Director of Recruitment & Residencies

Josh Lopez - Secretary

Elisa Sanchez - Administrative Secretary

B.A., University of Illinois

J.D., Northern Illinois University

M.B.A., Saint Martin's University

LL.M., Military Law, Judge Advocate General's School

M.H.A., Chapman University

LL.M., Health Law, Loyola University School of Law