MHA Administrative Grand Rounds: Meet the Panelists | College of Public Well being

MHA Administrative Grand Rounds: Meet the Panelists | College of Public Well being

MHA Administrative Grand Rounds: Meet the Panelists | College of Public Well being

The WVU College of Public Well being’s Grasp of Well being Administration program will host a digital Administrative Grand Rounds on Friday, April 14, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET.

Moderated by Sarah Woodrum, DrPH, interim dean within the College of Public Well being and assistant professor within the Division of Well being Coverage, Administration and Management, this knowledgeable panel dialogue will concentrate on updates from the West Virginia State Legislature. The occasion is being sponsored by WVU’s Well being Administration Scholar Affiliation.

Be taught extra concerning the panelists beneath and register for the digital occasion right here.

Brandon Hatfield | Normal Counsel and Lobbyist for the West Virginia Hospital Affiliation (WVHA)

Brandon Hatfield serves as normal counsel and lobbyist for the West Virginia Hospital Affiliation (WVHA). Previous to becoming a member of WVHA, Brandon served as committee counsel with the West Virginia Home of Delegates.

Mr. Hatfield has over 10 years of legislative expertise, with the final seven years particularly devoted to well being coverage. His advocacy on the state legislature has addressed quite a lot of points, together with modernizing the Certificates of Want (CON) program, streamlining the involuntary hospitalization course of and hospital reimbursement.

As a local West Virginian, Hatfield earned his bachelor’s diploma from Marshall College, and his Physician of Jurisprudence from West Virginia College.

Alexander Macia | Legal professional at Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Mr. Macia’s major areas of apply are normal litigation, administrative and authorities relations regulation and mine security at Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC. He graduated from WVU in 1985 and acquired his B.A. in political science and German and graduated from George Washington College in 1991 together with his regulation diploma.

Macia served as chief of employees to the Workplace of Governor Bob Smart from 2003 – 2005, and normal counsel to the Workplace of Governor Bob Smart from 2001 – 2003. He served as vp of authorized affairs at WVU from 2007-2008. He’s a co-chair for the Authorities Relations Follow Group, Deliberate Intent Follow Group and OSHA & MSHA Follow Group. Macia was named the Greatest Legal professionals® 2019 “Lawyer of the Yr” for Authorities Relations in Charleston, W.Va.

Megan E. Roskovensky | Director of Authorities Relations for the West Virginia Well being Care Affiliation

Megan Roskovensky was raised on the imply streets of Moundsville, W.Va., and is a proud graduate of Bishop Donahue Excessive College and West Liberty College. Whereas pursuing her grasp’s diploma in public administration at West Virginia College, Ms. Roskovensky was named a Rollins Scholar by the West Virginia Legislature and interned with the Home of Delegates. Throughout her internship, she was bitten by the legislative bug and knew Charleston was to be her house. Shortly after graduating along with her grasp’s diploma, Roskovensky joined the employees of the WV Home of Delegates as a analysis analyst, a place she held for 4 years. She left the Home of Delegates in 2010 to strive her hand at authorities relations, serving because the director of communications for an area lobbying agency.

In 2016, Roskovensky joined the West Virginia Well being Care Affiliation because the director of presidency relations, the place she proudly advocates for our state’s long-term care group. She resides in Charleston along with her husband, Charlie, and their beloved miniature schnauzers, Oskar and Sophie. 

Sarah Woodrum, DrPH (Moderator) | Interim Dean, WVU College of Public Well being

Sarah Woodrum, DrPH, is at the moment serving as interim dean of the WVU College of Public Well being, the place she oversees the day-to-day and strategic administration and operations. She helps lead tasks and applications and participates in coverage improvement and downside decision whereas offering administrative oversight to the finance workplace, workplace of analysis and data expertise employees. Dr. Woodrum additionally teaches management programs within the Division of Well being Coverage, Administration and Management.

She has greater than twenty years of healthcare administration and strategic operations expertise. Beforehand, Woodrum served as chief working officer of Mon Well being Medical Middle in Morgantown, W.Va.; chief administrative officer and senior affiliate dean for administration and finance on the WVU College of Medication; and vp of the medical group with NorthShore College HealthSystem in Evanston, Sick.

Woodrum is a West Virginia native whose earlier roles embrace chief working officer at Mon Well being Medical Middle, a 189-bed group hospital in Morgantown, from 2015-2017; vp at NorthShore College HealthSystem Medical Group in Evanston, Illinois, the place she was chargeable for the Division of Surgical procedure, Division of Anesthesia and the Division of Cardiology; and varied administrative capacities inside the Northwestern Medical School Basis (Chicago), Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago) and the BJC Well being System (St. Louis).

Pictured above, left to proper: Sarah Woodrum; Brandon Hatfield; Alexander Macia; Megan Roskovensky (submitted photographs). 

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