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Penn State MHA program faculty bring with them a world of experience into the classroom. At Penn State you will have the opportunity to learn from both renowned scholars and former health care executives, providing you with a rich combination of rigor and relevance in the classroom. Most importantly, our faculty members are focused on helping you succeed.

Leadership Team

Christopher Calkins

Christopher Calkins, Ph.D., Outreach Assistant Professor and Executive Director, MHA Programs

  • Expertise: Strategic Planning; Health Care Marketing; U.S. Health Case System and Organization
  • Teaching: HPA 850

Joseph Dionisio

Joseph Dionisio, Professor of Practice and Director of External Relations and Professional Development

  • Expertise: Health System Administration, Finance
  • Teaching: HPA 447, HPA 835

Aileen Galley

Aileen Galley, Co-Curricular Programs Manager

Program Faculty

Naleef Fareed, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

  • Expertise: Organization Theory, Health Information Technology
  • Teaching: HPA 503, HPA 524

Yunfeng Shi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

  • Expertise: Health Economics, Information Systems and Public Policy
  • Teaching: HPA 545


Interested in working with our faculty members? Apply to the Penn State M.H.A. Program.