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Health Administration Alumni

Welcome to the Department of Health Administration Alumni page!

The Department of Health Administration has launched UNF MHA Alumni LinkedIn and BHA Alumni LinkedIn communities to more effectively engage and more frequently communicate with graduates. To date, approximately 70% of MHA Program alumni have joined MHA Alumni LinkedIn and the number is growing. With more than 360 MHA graduates and thousands of BHA graduates, the Department of Health Administration (DHA) maintains a very close relationship with alumni. Alumni serve as members of the Health Administration Advisory Board, as class lecturers, and as adjunct faculty members.

The MHA Program schedules annual local Alumni meetings and events as a networking opportunities. These activities allow the DHA to assist with building professional networks, to stay connected with our local Alumni community, and gain qualitative insight on emerging or changing skill sets within the health administration field. Alumni also interact with current students, providing advice on preparing for a career in health administration.

Health Administration faculty also meet formally and informally with alumni throughout the year. Alumni provide guidance on how to best meet the changing needs of local health systems and respond to evolving issues in the field. The DHA continues to sponsors alumni events throughout the year and incorporates Alumni feedback from these events into Department planning. Alumni provide additional feedback through an emailed survey every three years. This valuable feedback allows the Department of Health Administration to view Alumni career progression, encourage alumni involvement, and to solicit recommendations for program improvement.

Alumni in Focus

Health Administration graduates have many local and national career opportunities. Students electing to remain in northeast Florida are finding employment in all phases of the industry. Many of our graduates are obtaining increasingly responsible positions in major healthcare systems and institutions. They demonstrate they have the knowledge, skills, and core competencies that facilitate career development. Several local Alumni have moved into senior management positions including

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    Elizabeth Ward Durrence

    2006 MHA Graduate

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    Kim Radcliffe

    2007 MHA Graduate

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    Hugh Tappan

    1993 MHA Graduate

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    John Wagner

    1992 MHA Graduate

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    Tracey Willliams

    2012 MHA Graduate