The advisory board for the School of Public Health’s Department of Healthcare Administration and Informatics is comprised of professionals within the field, alumni and students. Board members provide guidance on course content so that our curriculum stays current with the needs of the profession. They advise the chair and faculty in promoting leadership in health care administration and the practice and use of health informatics and analytics.

Cynthia Barginere, DNP ‘12
President, Adult Services, UCSF Health, and 2012 alumna, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Administration (Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing)

Aaron R. Beckner, PharmD '18, MSHIA '18
340B Supply Chain Informatics Pharmacist, Oschner Health, and 2018 alumnus, MS in Health Informatics and Analytics and Doctor of Pharmacy (McWhorter School of Pharmacy)

Luke Bice
Samford Undergraduate Healthcare Administration Student

Jason L. Biddy
COO Urology Clinics of North Texas, PLLC

Kay Buchwald
Techology Relationship Manager, Ascension Health

Suzannah C. Campbell
President/COO St. Vincent’s East, Blount & St. Clair, Ascension Alabama

Chris Davis, MD
CIO, North Mississippi Health Services

Ryan R. Dorr '99
CIO, Physician Services Group, HCA Healthcare and 1999 alumnus

Deborah F. Grimes
V.P. Chief Diversity Officer, Oschner Health

Nan M. Priest
Retired, Chief Strategy Officer, St. Vincent's Health System

Elizabeth Bowers Richardson
Market President, Progress Bank

Julie Soekoro
Vice President CFO, Hamilton Healthcare System

Paul P. Storey '90
Executive Administrator, Urology Centers of Alabama and 1990 alumnus, BS in Public Administration

Isaiah Strong
Samford Undergraduate Healthcare Administration Student

Suzanne Thorn
Director, Human Resources Services, The Children's Hospital of Alabama

Alan J. Troxell '18, MHA '20
Director of Financial Services, Brookdale Senior Living, and 2018 and 2020 alumnus, BS in Healthcare Administration and Master of Healthcare Administration

J. Scott Turner
Pharmacy Informaticist, The Children's Hospital of Alabama

Barbara Winters-Todd, DNP '19
Manager, Clinical Documentation, Encompass Health and 2019 alumna, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Administration (Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing)

Eugena White
Privacy Officer, Encompass Health

Riley C. Womac
Samford Fast-track Master of Healthcare Administration Student

Joni Wyatt
Principal Healthcare Advisor, Kassouf & Co