A Newsletter for Stakeholders of the Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management and Master of Health Administration Programs
July 2020 Health Administration Newsletter
Hyatt said he would give his college self the following advice, “Health care is a huge industry. Do not become too focused on one aspect or one area in which you think your passion lies. Take chances and risks.
MHA alumnus Barney Niezer said he learned to think critically while in the MHA program at IUPUI. “Those skills help in a situation like COVID-19. It helps you evaluate the situation from a strategic standpoint.”
As the VP of data and member solutions for Indiana Hospital Association, Matt Browning has worked alongside Fairbanks faculty and alumni to help with the healthcare industry response to COVID-19.
Using national and international data on the characteristics of COVID-19, Fairbanks School of Public Health researchers adapted the existing CDC FluSurge forecasting model for use in Indiana.
Researchers provide evidence-based recommendations for the Marion County Public Health Department phased reopening plan.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management are working throughout Indiana hospitals and health care facilities responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition to teaching and interacting with students, which is her favorite thing to do, Dr. Ashley Robertson will focus on creating awareness of the department's academic programs at IU Fort Wayne.
The IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health is collaborating with the Indiana State Department of Health to conduct a scientific study to measure the spread of COVID-19 throughout the state.
Undergraduate Programs Launch at IU Fort Wayne
The IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI now offers a minor in Health Administration at IU Fort Wayne, and will be enrolling for the Health Services Management major starting in January 2021.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to myriad public health and health administration efforts that can easily go unnoticed. If you have volunteered, worked on a project, conducted research, or completed any unique effort related to COVID-19, and would like to share it with the Fairbanks School of Public Health, we would love to hear from you.
Are you interested in hiring FSPH graduates or interns? Do you want to mentor students, guest lecture or interview MHA applicants? Connect with us!
Our alumni keep our school strong. We'd love to stay in touch with you. Let us know if you are an IUPUI health administration graduate.