USC Price School of Public Policy

MHA Faculty

MHA Faculty

The MHA faculty members are drawn from the USC full-time faculty and are making substantial contributions to both research and the profession of health administration. Other faculty members are active practitioners in the greater professional community and contribute to a practical, learning-lab classroom environment.

William Barcellona
Adjunct Associate Professor
Vice President, Government Affairs, California Association of Physician Groups

Warren Barnes
Senior Counsel, Office of Health Plan Oversight, Department of Managed Health Care

David Belson
Adjunct Professor

Grace Cheng Braun
President and CEO, WISE & Healthy Aging

Thomas Collins, Dr. Ed.
Adjunct Professor
Former President and CEO, Memorial Health System

Sylvia Drew Ivie
Chief of Staff to L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas

Lois Friss, Dr. P.H.
Emeritus Professor

William Gil
Adjunct Associate Professor
President and CEO, Facey Medical Foundation

Elizabeth Graddy, Ph.D.
Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

Howard Greenwald, Ph.D.

Christine Hall
Attorney at Law

Peter Harbage
Senior Program Associate, New America Foundation;
President, Harbage Consulting

Michael Harris
Managing Principal, Harris Consulting Inc.

Patrick G. Hays, M.A.
Adjunct Professor
Former President, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association;
Founding President, Sutter Health

S. Randal Henry
Principal Investigator and Health Science Specialist, Veterans Administration of Greater Los Angeles

Donald Hufford
Chief Medical Officer, Western Health Advantage

Richard John
Associate Professor of Psychology, USC College of Letters, Art & Sciences

Geoffrey Joyce
Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
Senior Research Faculty, Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics

Patrick E. Kapsner, MPA, FACMPE
Adjunct Professor
Chief Executive Officer, Bristol Park Medical Group

Catherine Kay, J.D.
Adjunct Professor
Health Attorney

C. Patrick Lash
Healthcare Finance Consultant

LaVonna B. Lewis, Ph.D.
Teaching Associate Professor

Melissa Succi Lopez
Executive Master of Health Administration Instructor

Joyce Mann, Ph.D.
Academic Advisor and Director, International Education Programs

Glenn Melnick, Ph.D.
Blue Cross of California Professor of Healthcare Finance

Robert Myrtle, D.P.A.

Richard Namerow
Partner in the Computer Sciences Corporation, Global Healthcare Solutions Consulting Group

Michael B. Nichol, Ph.D.

John Raffoul, D.P.A.
Chief Financial Officer, White Memorial Medical Center

Ellen Riley
Adjunct Associate Professor
Senior Vice President, Kaufman Hall

Terri Rosas-Nichols
Manager, Ambulatory Clinical Information Systems, University of California, Davis

Leonard D. Schaeffer
USC Judge Robert Maclay Widney Chair and Professor, USC Price;
Chairman, Surgical Care Affiliates;
Senior Advisor, TPG Capital;
Founding Chairman and CEO, Wellpoint

Susan Sinclair
Adjunct Associate Professor
Managing Principal, Market One Corporation

David Sloane, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Undergraduate Programs

Arthur Sponseller, J.D.
Senior Vice President/COO, California Healthcare Association

Donna Staal
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Managing Director, CADREM L.L.C.

Robert Tranquada, M.D.
Emeritus Professor

Ronald Wensel
Director of Financial Management, Adventist Health

Clyde Wesp, Jr.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Chief Medical Information Officer, St. Joseph Health System

Kathleen Wilber, Ph.D.
(Joint appointment with the School of Gerontology)

Vivian Wu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Henry Zaretsky
Adjunct Professor
Principal, Zaretsky and Associates