Healthcare Administration Faculty

Professor, Director School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership; Director, Master of Healthcare Administration Program; Administrative Director, PhD in Education and Leadership Program
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Laura Dimmler, PhD, MPA is a Director of the School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership; Program Director of the Master of Healthcare Administration program; and Professor at Pacific University.

Assistant Professor
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Steve Arendt's entire professional career has been in pharmaceutical care delivery in acute care setting and pharmacy administration/management.

Instructor

Rose Bernards, MBA is adjunct faculty for the Master of Healthcare Administration program.

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Renee Boak, MPH, CADC I assumed the position of Cascadia's newly created Director of Integrated Services position in December of 2012 and supports the SAMHSA funded Primary and Behavioral Healthcare Integration program.

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Tim Borne is an adjunct faculty for the Master of Healthcare Administration program.

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Wayne Clark, MA is adjunct faculty for the Master of Healthcare Administration program.

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Shiloh Erven, MHA is an adjunct faculty member for the Master of Healthcare Administration program.

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Lisa Goren, MS is an Instructor for Pacific's MHA program and is a healthcare leadership consultant and coach specializing in creating strategies for engaging people in change.

Program Director and Assistant Professor
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Amber McIlwain, MS directs the graduate certificate in gerontology and is an assistant professor in the School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership. 

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Assistant Professor
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Michael Millard's interest areas include patient safety, pharmacy care for the indigent, pharmacy law and ethics, pharmacy workforce analysis and public policy.

Experiential Learning Coordinator; Assistant Professor
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Katie Parker, MS, is an Experiential Learning Coordinator & Assistant Professor for the College of Health Professions

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Kimberly Repp, PhD, MPH is an instructor at Pacific University's Master of Healthcare Administration program.

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Kevin Rogers, MA, MHA is an assistant professor in the School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership at Pacific University.

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Vincent Roux, MBA is an adjunct faculty for the Master of Healthcare Administration and Bachelor of Health Science programs.

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Patrice Spath, MA, RHIT is an adjunct faculty for the Masters of Healthcare Administration and the Bachelors of Health Science programs at Pacific. She has over 30 years of healthcare experience in health information management, quality improvement, patient safety and resource management. She has authored numerous books and journal articles on these topics and has presented more than 300 educational programs and training workshops for providers throughout the U.S.

Instructor

Troy Strass, MBA, PHR is an Instructor for the Masters of Healthcare Administration

Instructor

Dewey Tucker, MBA, MHA serves as an IT project manager for the Veterans Administration (VA), adjunct faculty instructor within the Pacific MHA program, and as a Veterans Administration Acquisitions Academy (VAAA) fellow.   

Adjunct Professor; Senior Clinical Analyst, OHSU

Siran is an adjunct faculty for the Master of Healthcare Administration and Bachelor of Health Science programs.

Adjunct Faculty

Ren is an adjunct faculty for the Master of Healthcare Administration at Pacific University, teaching healthcare finance classes.