USC Price School of Public Policy

MHA Alumni Success Stories


USC Price has an amazing alumni network. The alums are so helpful — they come back to USC Price and interact with current students.

DiazVidhyashankaran M. Shivaraman
MHA student

Alumni Spotlight Q&A: Aron Kifle MHA ’16

Recent MHA graduate Aron Kifle reflects on his experiences as a student at the USC Price School, and talks about his position at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
» Full Story

Price alum leads medical response team to treat Nepal quake victims

In May 2015, USC Price School of Public Policy alumnus Tim Collins MHA ’05 led a Scripps Health medical response team to Nepal, where in a span of three weeks they treated close to 2,200 people who had been injured during the recent 7.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated the country and were in dire need of health care services. Collins – who serves as Corporate Vice President of Operations at Scripps Health, a San Diego-based health care system – coordinated the delivery of aid to communities that hadn’t previously received outside assistance.
» Full Story

Executive MHA alum Scott Evans receives award for healthcare leadership

Scott Evans, CEO of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, was named Hospital CEO of the Year at the annual Healthcare Leadership Awards held by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Evans earned his Executive Master of Health Administration from the USC Price School of Public Policy.
» Full Story

Bill Dully EMHA ’16 takes unique path to shaping mental health

Bill Dully shot hoops with Michael Jordan, golfed with Tiger Woods, and rode in a race car driven by Dale Earnhardt Jr. For more than 20 years, Dully was a major player in the world of athletics, serving as president and chief operating officer of trading card companies Upper Deck and Donruss. However, the sports card industry took a harsh downturn, and for three years he found himself an out-of-work, high-level executive unable to find a job that suited his talents. So he decided to develop a different set of talents. Inspired by his own experiences with overcoming alcohol addiction in his 20s, Dully determined to make a mid-life career change into the field of mental health. In August 2015, he completed the Executive Master of Health Administration program at USC Price and has landed a job as president of laboratory operations and logistics for Solid Landings Behavioral Health in Orange County.
» Full Story