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Current and Alumni Administrative Fellows

Current administrative fellows

Jackie Rollin earned her Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Leadership Management from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. During her time in graduate school, she worked with the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center to develop a strategy for implementation of a new patient reported outcomes data collection system. In addition to her experiences in graduate school, Jackie comes to Rush with over five years of work experience in research clinical trials administration, first at Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, Michigan and subsequently at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Prior to her roles in oncology trial management, Jackie assisted in the conduct of public health research involving computer-delivered interventions for substance use among pregnant and postpartum women in inner-city Detroit.

She received her undergraduate degree from Albion College in English and Psychology with a concentration in Neuroscience. In her free time, Jackie likes to cheer on her hometown Detroit sports teams and relax near the lake..

Danielle Vazquez earned both her Master’s in Business Administration and Master’s in Public Health from the University at Buffalo in New York. During her time in graduate school, Danielle was awarded a healthcare administration fellowship with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York. There she led the clinical operations team in creating a purchasing requisition database for all capital purchases. Danielle then worked within the Strategic Planning Department at Northwell Health where she forecasted growth opportunities of various service lines in the market. As a student she acted as a manager for her schools “Hotspotting Program”, assessing the costliest patients in Buffalo’s healthcare system and providing recommendations for different care models to reduce hospital costs.

In her free time, Danielle is the co-founder of a health curriculum that educates adolescent girls in Ghana, Africa. When she is not working, Danielle enjoys mentoring friends, family, and students on potential business ventures and life advice. She enjoys going to the gym and traveling internationally.

Alumni fellows

Name University Year of fellowship Current position Location
Daniel El-Zein University of Alabama at Birmingham 2018- 2019 Program Manager, Cardiovascular Service Line Rush University Medical Center
Shannon McCarthy University of Iowa 2018-2019 Project Manager, Cancer Center Rush University Medical Center
Nathan Simon Medical University of South Carolina 2017-2018 Senior Business Development Consultant, RUMG Administration Rush University Medical Center
Alexander Benjamin University of Alabama at Birmingham 2017-2018 Project manager, Neurological Sciences Rush University Medical Center
Casey Sparks University of Kentucky 2016-2017 Manager of Clinical Innovation, Cancer Center Rush University Medical Center
Lauren McCarter George Washington University  2016-2017 Program Manager III, Taussig Cancer Institute Cleveland Clinic
Akkara Srauy Temple University 2015-2016 Manager, Planning and Performation, RUMG/Nursing Administration  Rush University Medical Center
Brandon Nelson University of Missouri 2015-2016 Consultant Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Meredith Neff University of Michigan 2014-2015 Project Manager, Project Management Office Rush University Medical Center
Spenser Troiano University of Washington 2014-2015 Director, Strategy and Business Development Swedish Medical Center
Christopher Nolan New York University 2013-2014 System Manager, Community Health and Benefit Rush University Medical Center
Kara Stubbins The Ohio State University 2013-2014 Clinical Section Administrator, Department of Surgery University of Chicago
Elizabeth Wurth University of Michigan 2012-2013 Clinical and business administrator, Department of Pediatrics University of Colorado
Stephen McMillen John's Hopkins University 2012-2013 Manager ECG Management Consultants
Arthi Susai University of Michigan 2011-2012 Administrative Director, Medical College Physicians, Office of the CMO Medical College of Wisconsin
Geoff Zar University of South Carolina 2011-2012 Regional director of operations DaVita Kidney Care
Nicole Buikema University of Michigan 2010-2011 Director, Physician Experience Northwestern Medical Group
Katherine Brennan Medical University of South Carolina 2010-2011 Sr. Advisory, Business Development and Joint Ventures OhioHealth
Carolyn Miller University of Iowa 2009-2010 Assistant vice president, Heart and Vascular Institute Indiana University Health Physicians
Robert Silverstein Medical University of South Carolina 2009-2010 Senior Director, Central Processing and High-Level Disinfection/Sterilization Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Kristy Anwuri Yale University 2008-2009 Managing consultant, Workplace Planning Berkeley Research Group LLC
Braden Mantei University of Michigan 2008-2009 Department administrator, Neurosurgery University of South Florida
Gauri Brown Yale University 2007-2008 Director of Operations, Envision Physician Services Envision Physician Services
Nisha Lulla Johns Hopkins University 2007-2008 Vice President, Office of the President Blue Cross Blue Shield Association