Current administrative fellows
Lauren McCarter earned her Master of Health Administration degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. During her graduate program, McCarter worked as a graduate administrative assistant, served as president of the Master of Health Administration Student Association, and participated in the University of Birmingham Alabama Case Competition. McCarter completed a summer internship at UNC Health Care with Patient Safety and Performance Improvement. She worked on several projects including analyzing predictive analytic tools to implement in Epic and creating a value-based purchasing scorecard for system leaders.
Prior to entering graduate school, McCarter taught high school chemistry with Teach For America in Jacksonville, Florida. She received her undergraduate degree in genetics from Clemson University. While attending Clemson, McCarter volunteered for a federally qualified health clinic and local community hospital. During her administrative fellowship, she is excited to further develop her interests in hospital operations, system transformation, process improvement and finance.
Casey Sparks earned her Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Kentucky. During this time, Sparks interned for the University of Kentucky’s Markey Cancer Center. She worked on a variety of projects, including implementation of an electronic medical record system, process improvement and patient satisfaction initiatives. Most significantly, Sparks worked with various mentors to request a lab, triage center and central registration for Markey, combining finance and operational knowledge.
Prior to graduate school, Sparks received her undergraduate degree in biology, also from the University of Kentucky. During her undergraduate studies, she spent many hours volunteering, shadowing and working within various facets of health care, as well as a bench cancer research lab. During her administrative fellowship, Sparks is excited to continue building the skills needed for her interests in process improvement, hospital operations and patient access.
To connect with one of our current administrative fellows, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Name||University||Year of fellowship||Current position||Location|
|Akkara Srauy||Temple University||2015-2016||Project manager, Rush University Medical Group||Rush University Medical Center|
|Brandon Nelson||University of Missouri||2015-2016||Rush University Medical Center|
|Meredith Neff||University of Michigan||2014-2015||Manager, IS Business Operations||Rush University Medical Center|
|Spenser Troiano||University of Washington||2014-2015||Senior business development specialist||Swedish Medical Center|
|Christopher Nolan||New York University||2013-2014||Project manager, Population Health||Rush University Medical Center|
|Kara Stubbins||The Ohio State University||2013-2014||Division administrator, Endocrinology and Geriatrics||Rush University Medical Center|
|Elizabeth Wurth||University of Michigan||2012-2013||Division administrator, Hematology/Oncology||Rush University Medical Center|
|Stephen McMillen||John's Hopkins University||2012-2013||Senior consultant||ECG Management Consultants|
|Arthi Susai||University of Michigan||2011-2012||Service line administrator, Solid Organ Transplant Services||Rush University Medical Center|
|Geoff Zar||University of South Carolina||2011-2012||Practice manager, Orthopedics||North Shore University Health System|
|Nicole Ashmus||University of Michigan||2010-2011||Division administrator, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology||Northwestern Medical Group|
|Katherine Hinty||Medical University of South Carolina||2010-2011||Director of Business Process Improvement||Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons|
|Carolyn Miller||University of Iowa||2009-2010||Service line administrator, General Surgery||Indiana University Health Physicians|
|Robert Silverstein||Medical University of South Carolina||2009-2010||Director, Supply Chain||Rush University Medical Center|
|Kristy Anwuri||Yale University||2008-2009||Consultant||Berkeley Research Group LLC|
|Braden Mantei||University of Michigan||2008-2009||Director, Medical Affairs||Rush University Medical Center|
|Gauri Brown||Yale University||2007-2008||Senior project manager||Emergency Medical Associates|
|Nisha Lulla||Johns Hopkins University||2007-2008||Associate vice president, Supply Chain||Rush University Medical Center|