Director, School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership; Director and Professor, Doctor of Science Program; Associate Dean for Interprofessional Education; Director, Pacific Interprofessional Clinic
Christine Legler DHSc, PA-C, was the founding Director of the Pacific University Physician Assistant program and recently returned to assist with the development of the Doctor of Science program. She has extensive professional experience in clinical practice, healthcare administration and on-line education.
Cindy Mai, MHA, graduated from Pacific University in 2020 with a master’s of healthcare administration and leadership. Cindy is an adjunct faculty member teaching Diversity, Equity, and Systems thinking for the Pacific University Doctor of Science Program. At OHSU Health Hillsboro Medical Center (HMC), Cindy is leading the Volunteer Services department. She also co-chair’s HMC’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.
Sheri Marlin, M.Ed. is Chief Learning Officer at the Waters Center for Systems Thinking, where their mission is to make systems thinking accessible to everyone, across generations and geographies. Sheri is also an adjunct faculty member for the Pacific University Doctor of Science program. Sheri is co-author of the Habit-forming Guide to Becoming a Systems Thinker.
Dr. Jill Speece is an Assistant Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. She is also currently an adjunct professor in Healthcare Administration at Pacific University and a continuous improvement consultant with Ridgerunner Engineering.