Current and Alumni Administrative Fellow

Current and Alumni Administrative Fellows

Current and alumni fellows of the Rush University Medical Center Administrative Fellowship Program

Current and alumni fellows of the Rush University Medical Center Administrative Fellowship Program

Current Administrative Fellows

Shannon Reilly earned her Master of Public Health in Healthcare Management from Boston University. While in graduate school, Shannon worked full-time as a Revenue Integrity Specialist in the Access Management Department of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Her graduate schoolwork consisted of a wide array of classes including Lean Management and Healthcare Delivery Systems.

During her four years at Dana-Farber, Shannon's role included obtaining insurance prior authorizations for chemotherapy, training colleagues, and assisting in the streamlining of team processes and procedures. Shannon also had the opportunity to fulfill her graduate school practicum requirement at Dana-Farber, during which she worked on two high-level projects: increasing the number of patients who completed appointment check-in online, and creating standard operating procedures for a new ambulatory service line.

Shannon attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she received a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Sciences. While there, she competed on the women's club ice hockey team and was a brother in the national Alpha Phi Omega fraternity. In her free time, Shannon enjoys exploring her new home Chicago, going to museums, volunteering, and keeping up with her favorite hockey teams.

Aiman Arif earned her Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Health Services Administration from the University of Arizona. While in graduate school, Aiman served as a consultant in the Eller School of Management for the Arizona Department of Economic Security's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Here, she gained experience in resource allocation through developing payment models that maximized social value and recipient welfare. Aiman completed an internship at the Maricopa County Public Health Department, where she developed a curriculum for the COVID-19 contact tracing program. Aiman also worked as a graduate teaching assistant for undergraduate public health policy and management courses. 

Aiman attend University of California, Berkeley, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health and Near Eastern Studies. While there, she served as a health advocate for the Oakland community, and volunteered at community health clinics. Aiman is married to a Rush alum and has a 1 year old daughter. In her free time, Aiman enjoys spending time outdoors in nature, biking, and developing recipes on the weekend. 

 

Alumni Fellows

Name

University

Year of fellowship

Current position

Location

Ashley Lawler University of Iowa 2021-2022 Program Manager, Cancer Center Rush University Medical Center
Connor Porterfield University of Alabama at Birmingham 2020-2021 Business Analyst Crossover Health
Erin Provagna University of Michigan 2020-2021 Performance Improvement Consultant Rush University Medical Center

Jacqueline Rollin

John's Hopkins University

2019-2020

Process Improvement Manager, Research Affairs

Rush University Medical Center

Danielle Vazquez

University of Buffalo

2019-2020

Director, Hospital Affairs

Rush University Medical Center

Daniel El-Zein

University of Alabama at Birmingham

2018- 2019

Associate Consultant

The Chartis Group

Shannon McCarthy

University of Iowa

2018-2019

Practice Administrator, Cancer Service Line

Rush University Medical Center

Nathan Simon

Medical University of South Carolina

2017-2018

Manager, Strategic Finance

One Medical

Alexander Benjamin

University of Alabama at Birmingham

2017-2018

Project Manager,

TurningPoint Healthcare Solutions

Casey Brackett

University of Kentucky

2016-2017

Assistant Director of Operations, Cancer Center

University of Kentucky

Lauren Allyn

George Washington University

2016-2017

Department Administrator, Radiation Oncology

University Hospitals

Akkara Srauy

Temple University

2015-2016

Senior Financial Analyst

Advocate Aurora Health

Brandon Nelson

University of Missouri

2015-2016

Consultant

Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Meredith Neff

University of Michigan

2014-2015

Program Manager

Wellforce

Spenser Troiano

University of Washington

2014-2015

Executive Director, Strategy and Business Development

Swedish Medical Center

Christopher Nolan

New York University

2013-2014

Director of Anchor Initiatives, Office of Community Health Improvement

BJC Healthcare

Kara Stubbins

The Ohio State University

2013-2014

Executive Administrator, Department of Neurology

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

Senior Manager

ECG Management Consultants

Arthi Susai

University of Michigan

2011-2012

Executive Director, Clinical Operations

Froedtert Health

Geoff Zar

University of South Carolina

2011-2012

Division Vice President

DaVita Kidney Care

Nicole Buikema

University of Michigan

2010-2011

Director, Provider Operations

Northwestern Medical Group

Katherine Brennan

Medical University of South Carolina

2010-2011

Sr. Advisor, 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

Associate Vice President of Finance

Rush University Medical Center

Gauri Brown

Yale University

2007-2008

Senior Consultant, Transformation Management Office

NorthShore University HealthSystem

Nisha Lulla

Johns Hopkins University

2007-2008

Vice President, Office of the President

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association