Health Policy & Management - Class Notes

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1987 – Tara R. Roberts

Ms. Roberts works for a school district in Kansas. She provides Physical Therapy services for children ages 3 to 21 in four school districts and children birth to 3 and their families through Pottawatomie/Wabaunsee Infant-Toddler Program. She has been married to John Roberts for 22 years and has 2 children. Dylan, 17, is a senior and Tessa, 13, is an 8th grader. (Updated February 2012)


1996 - Emmett Schuster

Emmett is the President/CEO for Gibson General Hospital, Princeton, Indiana. He just completed ER Expansion from semiprivate 7 to 12 bed private, working with the local ASC to keep in the community.

1998 – Euan Narayan

Euan is the Manager of Planning and Business Development at the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (Kan.) Health System.

1999 – Brian Gager

Brian is the administrator at ISJ Specialty Clinic/Mayo Health System in Mankato, Minn.


Jeremy Armstrong (‘03) is the new CEO of Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems in KS.

Lindsay Lang (’05) is the Sr. Health Care Quality Improvement Specialist at the National Partnership for Women and Families in Washington D.C.

Claire Lockwood
(’09) is a Strategist - Revenue Cycle Operations at Cerner Corporation.

Kevin Arnhold
(’09), is now the Executive Assistant to the Network Director at the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN 15).

Lafe Bauer
(’09) is now Director of Supportive Medicine at Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston.

Erica Kloehn
(’09) is a Hospital Contracting Executive at Humana in Denver.

Mark Van Blaricum
(’09 ) is now at Forbes Law Group, LLC .


Linda Nagel (’10) is now the Operations Capital Project Manager at The University of Kansas Hospital.

Megan Turner (’10) has moved to Saint Luke's Health System as a Strategic Planning Consultant.

Michael Ritter (’11) is now a Senior Health Plan/Business Analyst at UnitedHealth Group.

Noelle King Whitlow is now an Independent Health Care Consultant in the Greater KC area.

Ron Nguyen (’11) is a Health Systems Specialist - VISN 15 Business Office at Department of Veterans Affairs.

Kory Barrett (’12) is the Operations Project Consultant at Saint Luke's Health System.

Shawn Cooper (’12) is a Program Analyst at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Topeka.

Sinnamon Spurlin (‘12) has moved to the Centene Corporation  as a Financial Analyst II.

Tyson Sterling (’12) is the new CEO at Wichita County Health Center.

Debbie Swineheart (’12) has been promoted to Lead Quality Analyst Coordinator in the Cancer Center at The University of Kansas Hospital.

Juli Goodwin Wessell (’12) has been promoted to University Privacy Official, HIPAA Compliance Program at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Bobby Eklofe (’13) has accepted the CEO position at Strategic Behavioral Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Jeylinne Enriquez (‘13) is an Administrative/Clinical Intern at Children’s Mercy Hospital and is pursuing her MSW at UMKC.

Justin Gnau (‘13) is now the Director of Ambulatory Support and Implementation at Dignity Health.

Vicky Martin (‘13) is finishing her fellowship at KU Hospital and will be assuming a Performance Improvement Analyst Position in Medical Administrative Services at the Hospital.

Last modified: Aug 05, 2014