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Alumni Updates

Tom Valuck (1992) has posted a two blogs on the Health Affairs website in the past few months regarding serious illness care (palliative/end of life), one on payment models and one on quality measures.  He has also published two articles about quality measurement for accountable care in AJMC and JMCP in the last couple of years.  Links:

Improving Oncology Quality Measurement in Accountable Care: Filling Gaps with Cross-Cutting Measures

Paula Roychaudhuri (2005), has moved back to the Midwest for a promotion to the Associate Director / Chief Operating Officer position at Veterans Health Administration at the VA Eastern KS in Leavenworth & Topeka KS.

Misbah Aslam (2016) has completed her administrative fellowship at Children's Mercy Hospital and is now the Division Manager of the Emergency Medicine Department at CMH.

Paul Rohrer (2009) has joined KU Health Systems as the Director of Ambulatory Patient Access.

Katelyn Kaiser (2014) has moved to Kaiser Permanente Northern California as the Anesthesia Service Line Manager.

Sheryle D'Amico (1994) retired from her position as Vice President Regional Services at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Michael Prilutsky (1995) accepted a position as the Chief Operating Officer for the Jersey City Medical Center, part of RWJ Barnabas Health System.

Rusty Schlessman (2004) is now the Associate Director of the Berkeley Research Group in Washington DC. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in May with his DrPH (Doctorate in Public Health). 

Nathan Lindshield (2015) has accepted a position as Quality Resource Analyst at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

Lafe Bauer (2009) is now the Director of Supportive Medicine for Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston. Lafe's responsibilities span eight hospitals, four ambulatory clinics, and home based patient care services. Supportive Medicine is also known as palliative care.

Sara Maata (1994) has been a Senior Financial Analyst at Froedtert in Milwaukee since 2014.

Catherine Barrett (2014) has joined PYA - Pershing Yoakley & Associates in Kansas City as a Senior Consultant.

Laura Cook (1998) is now the Director of Proposal Development at Beacon Health Options in Norfolk, VA.

Last modified: Sep 19, 2017