At Suffolk, your faculty are top-level healthcare experts.Full-time faculty are leaders in the healthcare field and are researching vital topics such as healthcare leadership, quality improvement and patient safety, and hospital efficiency to help you stay current in the latest healthcare trends.
Our adjunct professors work at some of the best healthcare organizations in Boston, and they hold a wide range of titles, such as executive director, registered nurse, director, manager, and chief information officer. These exceptional leaders bring their valuable experience into the classroom with engaging discussions, case studies, and site visits. They also leverage their professional networks to coordinate guest lectures and site visits.
Professor Gregg is the director of programs in Healthcare Administration and instructor of Healthcare Administration. Before joining Suffolk, he worked in government and politics, provided management consulting services to healthcare and nonprofit organizations, and served as director/CEO of a large health and wellness center. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Community Health Programs in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, and he formerly served on the Board of Directors of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) of Massachusetts.
Professor Al-Amin is an expert in Healthcare Administration. In addition to teaching about the US healthcare system, operations management and applied research methods, she helped launch the Global Travel Seminar to England where students visit several leading healthcare institutions, meet with executives, clinicians and policy makers and learn how the UK became a global leader in clinical care. Her research interests include the structure and governance of healthcare delivery organizations; organizational theory; hospital-physician relationships; and organizational effectiveness.
Professor Rivard is the chair of Healthcare Administration. Before embarking on his current work in healthcare management research and teaching, Professor Rivard managed ambulatory care services and facilities and served as administrator of a teaching hospital division. He has led improvements in patient care service quality, and developed policy and programs for a Massachusetts health insurer. Today, his teaching and research interests include leadership and management of healthcare quality improvement and patient safety.
A nurse-attorney whose practice focuses on health care law, Elizabeth Turner has over 30 years of healthcare experience in both clinical and administrative roles, including healthcare policy and regulation, quality assurance, and program design and evaluation. She has worked with the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), and the various state licensing boards on professional practice and controlled substances matters.