Faculty, Staff, and Students


Faculty Director

Daniel Lee
Former Associate Chair and Professor, Department of Health Management & Policy

Steering Committee

Wayne M. LernerWayne M. Lerner
Director, Cook County Health and Hospitals System
President and CEO (retired), Holy Cross Hospital

Gail L. WardenGail L. Warden
Professor, Department of Health Management & Policy

john griffithJohn R. Griffith
Professor, Department of Health Management & Policy

richard hirthRichard Hirth
Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Director, Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center
Research Director, Center for Value-Based Insurance Design 

Glenn FosdickGlenn Fosdick
President and Chief Executive Officer (retired), The Nebraska Medical Center



Cathy Killaly, M.H.S.A.Cathy Killaly, M.H.S.A.
Executive Director, GLC


Tyra SampsonTyra Sampson
Executive Coordinator, GLC



Niveen ElderNiveen Elder, 2020 MPH Candidate


Alex FoxAlex Fox, 2020 MHSA Candidate


The GLC is devoted to fostering leadership development in health management and policy and has part-time work opportunities available for graduate students in HMP.
Sample projects may include (but are not limited to):

  • Website management, updates, and analytics
  • Development and implementation of social media strategy
  • Identifying current and developing issues of interest in management/policy
  • Researching and writing interviews and news memos for posting on the website
  • Planning, marketing and hosting events
  • Supporting the development of webinars and interactive learning opportunities