Healthcare Administration Faculty

Mary Von
Director & Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies; Interim Director, School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership

Director and Academic/Clinical Faculty

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

Assistant Professor
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Professor Arendt's entire professional career has been in pharmaceutical care delivery in acute care setting and pharmacy administration/management. His research interests involve leadership and personnel management.

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

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Patrice Spath is an adjunct faculty member in the Master of Healthcare Administration 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 an instructor for the Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Healthcare Administration programs.

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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.

Director, Graduate Certificate in Gerontology Program; Assistant Professor, School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership
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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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Professor Millard's practice and research interests include multi-system pharmacy management and leadership practice at Providence Health and Services and the analysis and dissemination of current pharmacy laws and regulation through professional organizations and liaison with legislature and the OR Board of Pharmacy. 

Experiential Learning Coordinator; Assistant Professor
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Katie Parker is the Experiential Learning Coordinator for the MHA and BHS programs.

Interim Director, Bachelor of Health Science Program; Assistant Professor, School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership

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

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Vince Roux, MBA is an instructor in the Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Healthcare Administration programs.

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

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

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.

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Frank is an adjunct faculty for the Master of Healthcare Administration and Bachelor of Health Science programs as well as a professional dog butler.

Instructor

Siobhan Maty is an Adjunct Professor in the Master of Healthcare Administration program at Pacific. She teaches MHA 525: Community Health & Managerial Epidemiology.

Gwen Dayton, JD, CHC
Instructor

Gwen is General Counsel and Executive Vice President for the Oregon Health Care Association. She has over 20 years of experience working with health law and policy, including serving as counsel for the Oregon Medical Association, the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems, Kaiser NW Permanente and the Oregon legislature.

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Lynn joined the adjunct faculty for the Master of Healthcare Administration program at Pacific in 2018. He has over 12 years of experience working in the healthcare in physical therapy and primary care. Lynn currently works for Providence St. Joseph Health and is the Senior Manager over all Primary Care Clinic Operations in South West Washington.