Current & Former Fellows

Current Fellows

Mack Altman 

Mack Altman - Information Solutions (Western Governor's University)

Dorian Ballard 

Dorian Ballard - UMA-BIOS (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)

Madison Belissary 

Madison Belissary - Perioperative/Anesthesia (MUSC)

Braden Boyer 

Braden Boyer - MUSC Health - Florence Division (University of Utah)

Olubukola "Bukky" Durojaiye 

Olubukola “Bukky” Durojaiye - MUSC Health - Florence Division (Barry University)

Heenali Fozdar 

Heenali Fozdar - Affiliations/Telehealth (MUSC)

Mariyah Jackson 

Mariyah Jackson - Ambulatory Operations (Florida A&M University)

Carrie Johnson 

Carrie Johnson - Performance Services (MUSC)

Brooke Logsdon 

Brooke Logsdon - Quality (University of Kentucky)

Lucas Mahabir 

Lucas Mahabir - System Finance (University of Scranton)

Sarah McCue 

Sarah McCue, CPT - System Operations (Army - Baylor)

Dan Meehan 

Daniel Meehan - Operations (University of Pittsburgh)

Desiree Redman 

Desiree Redman - Executive Fellow – UHN Nursing Operations (UNC Chapel Hill & Pembroke)

Zoe Resmondo 

Zoe Resmondo - Performance Services (University of Louisville)

Sam Willcoxon 

Samuel Willcoxon - MUSC Health Lancaster Division (University of Memphis)

Imari Woods 

Imari Woods II - Human Capital/Community Engagement (Regis University)


Former Fellows

Name Year Graduate School Track Current Position & Organization
Thomas Corbett, MHA 2020 to 2021 University of Kentucky Health System Finance System Finance Business Coordinator II – MUSC
Zakiya Cox, MSHA, MPH 2020 to 2021 University of Alabama at Birmingham Information Solutions Internal Consultant, OCEO -Performance Services, MUSC Health System
Jake Deacon, MHA 2020 to 2021 Baylor University Health System Operations Nurse Methods Analyst – Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
Cokeitha Gaddist, DHA 2020 to 2021 Medical University of SC Executive Fellow, UHN – Operations and Nursing Director, Health and Wellness – MUSC Health
Niles Good Fellow, MHA 2020 to 2021 Medical University of SC UHN – Perioperative/ Anesthesia Business Manager, Perioperative Services SPD – MUSC Health
Forrest Jones, MHA 2020 to 2021 University of Memphis MUSC Health – Lancaster Division Operations Manage - MUSC Health Lancaster Division
Connor Loesing, MHA 2020 to 2021 University of Missouri OCEO – Performance Services Performance Improvement Coordinator – Olathe Health
Hanna Maghsoud, MHA 2020 to 2021 Medical University of SC MUSC Health Solutions Project Manager, Health Solutions – MUSC Health
Dwayne Morrow, Jr., MPA 2020 to 2021 University of Texas - Tyler Health System Quality Director of Community Impact – EHCECEast Harris County Empowerment Council
David Redden, MHA 2020 to 2021 Medical University of SC Health Systems Affiliations Internal Consultant, OCEO -Performance Services, MUSC Health System
Shimoni Shah, MHA 2020 to 2021 George Washington University Health System Strategy Facilities Planning Analyst – Northside Hospital
Carter Shelton, MSCHCM 2020 to 2021 John Hopkins University Ambulatory Operations Business Coordinator, Affiliations – MUSC Health
Elizabeth Steele, MHA 2020 to 2021 University of Scranton MUSC Health Florence Division Operations Manager – MUSC Health
Name  Year Graduate School Track Current Position & Organization
James Appleby, MHA 2019 to 2020 Medical University of SC Performance Management Internal Consultant, OCEO -Performance Services, MUSC Health System
Arjita Bhargava, MHA 2019 to 2020 University of Scranton Human Capital Human Resource Business Partner, MUSC Health –Charleston Division
Elizabeth Baer, MHA 2019 to 2020 Medical University of SC Ambulatory Operations Administrative Fellow, MUSC Heath
Larrin Collins, MHA 2019 to 2020 University of Kentucky OCEO/Integration Management Internal Consultant, OCEO -Performance Services, MUSC Health System
Shawn Gathers, DHA 2019 to 2020 Medical University of SC Information Solutions Community Response Consultant, MUSC Health
Jackson Ingalls, MHA 2019 to 2020 Medical University of SC  Finance/MUHA Business Coordinator, Pharmacy and Specialty Surgical & Spine, MUSC Health System
Andy Irwin, MHA 2019 to 2020 University of Florida Finance/MUSCP Administrative Fellow, MUSC Health
Abby Kenny, MHA 2019 to 2020 University of Missouri Quality Administrative Fellow, MUSC Health
Timothy Mladenetz, MBA 2019 to 2020 St. Joseph's University Strategy Strategic Planning Associate, MUSC Health System
Kimberlyn Truesdell, MHA 2019 to 2020 Baylor University Operations United States Military
Brody Williamson, MSHA, MBA 2019 to 2020 University of Alabama at Birmingham Finance/Enterprise Business Coordinator, Supply Chain, MUSC Health System
Name  Year Graduate School Track Current Position & Organization
Aykhan Alibayli, MPH  2018 to 2019 Yale University  Quality Consultant, Vizient, Inc. 
Ben Coker, MHA   2018 to 2019 Baylor University  Operations  United States Military
Matt Corso, MHA   2018 to 2019 University Scranton  Perioperative Operations  Pharmacy Services Suppy Chain Quality Coordinator, MUSC 
Reed Dufour, MHA   2018 to 2019 Tulane University  Finance  Financial Performance Improvement Coordinator, Slidell Memorial Hospital 
Angel Ho, MHA   2018 to 2019 University of Kentucky  Strategy  Financial Analyst II, Cancer and Blood Disease Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center  
Georgia Keith, MHA   2018 to 2019 Medical University of SC  Human Capital  EPMO, Operations Project Analyst, MUSC Health
Nicole Lopez, MSHA   2018 to 2019 University of Alabama at Birmingham  Ambulatory Operations   
Christina Stewart, MHA   2018 to 2019 University of Florida  Finance  Perioperative Business Manager, St. Joseph's Hospital - Denver, Colorado
Ashlynn Williams, MPH   2018 to 2019 University of Toledo  Information Solutions  Community Liaison/Outreach Manager at University of Toledo Medical Center
 Name  Year Graduate School Current Position & Organization
Bridget Graham  2017 to 2018 Clarkson University Project Manager at HTS, Inc.
Amy Jackson  2017 to 2018  MUSC Project Manager, Radiology at Boston Medical Center
Anna Patrusheva  2017 to 2018  Tulane University  Technology Business Analyst II, MUSC 
Lauren Young   2017 to 2018  UAB   Executive Director, HealthChoice of Alabama

Project Work

James Appleby

James Appleby, MHA

Graduate Program: MUSC
Hometown: Charleston, SC
Track: Office of the CEO
Preceptor: Cory Robinson


Major Projects:

  • Project Manager-Value Analysis Teams
  • 2019-2020 Flu Campaign
  • HURON LOS Engagement
  • COVID-19 Provider Reassignment
  • Business Leader Productivity Training
  • Performance Excellence Committee
  • Vizient ACP •CVICU Assessment
  • MUSC Health Alliance (ACO)s

Elizabeth BaerElizabeth Baer, MHA

Graduate Program: MUSC
Spartanburg, SC
Ambulatory Operations
Alice Edwards


Major Projects:

  • Interim Clinic Manager for Orthopedics and Rheumatology
  • Project Manager for Online Scheduling
  • COVID-19 Testing Site Operations and Supplies
  • Project Manager for Sickle Cell Expansion
  • Warm Greetings Patient Experience
  • Ambulatory Rewards and Recognition
  • FTE Labor and Productivity•HR Ambulatory Retreatt  

Arjita BhargavaArjita Bhargava, BDS, MHA, BRMP

Graduate Program: University of Scranton
Mumbai, India
Human Capital
Darrick Paul


Major Projects:

  • Malcom Baldrige Application
  • Provider Wellness and Burnout
  • Integrate HR policies of RHN hospitals
  • Streamline HR Operations processes
  • Rounds + Operational support
  • Talent Management
  • Special Olympics Health Fair

Larrin CollinsLarrin A. Collins, MHA, BRMP

Graduate Program: University of Kentucky
West Liberty, KY
Office of the CEO
Cory Robinson


Major Projects:

  • Regional Health Network Imaging Capital Planning
  • Strategic Relationship Management for Health System Integrations and Partnerships
  • Interim Manager – Student Programs and Volunteer Services
  • MUSC Health Administrative Internship Director
  • Interim Business Manager – Healthy Me: Healthy SC
  • Clinical Operations Transportation Services Program Development and Deployment
  • Facility Construction and Design
  • Project Manager – Imagining Value Analysis Team
  • Business Relationship Management Professional
  • Vizient Analyst Certification Program

Zakiya Cox Zakiya Cox, MPH, MSHA

Graduate Program: University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
Track: Information Solutions
Preceptor: Casey Baker & Mark McMath


Major Projects:

  • EPIC Integrated Testing Coordinator
  • Innovation Station Strategy team lead
  • C-170 IT Downtime Policy/Procedure Revision
  • Project Manager-Performance Services
    • Malcom Baldrige Application: Customers
    • Organ Procurement and Transplant space
    • Clinical Communications Strategy
    • Spine Program infrastructure redesign
    • 2021 PGA Tournament medical/emergency
      services coordination
    • Help Chain escalation- DCI
    • Badge Buddies

Elizabeth Steele Elizabeth Crowley, MHA

Graduate Program: University of Scranton
Hometown: Brooklyn, PA
Track: RHN - Florence Division
Preceptor: Kyle Baxter & Spencer Twigg


Major Projects:

  • Oversaw COVID-19 Vaccination efforts
    across the division – Mass events, 2 fixed
    clinics, and all rural events
  • Perioperative standardization and data
  • Project Manager – Perioperative services10-
    year roadmap for capital needs
  • Project Manager - Governance leadership
    and Executive Leadership Council
  • Analytics for 340B e-prescribe data

James Deacon James Deacon, MBA, MHA, BSN, RN

Graduate Program: Army-Baylor University
San Clemente, California
Dr. Thomas Crawford


Major Projects:

  • Clemson Student Health integration
  • Hospital-based occupational health
  • Security improvements
  • Total shoulder activity-based costing
  • Florence/Marion Safety Rounds
  • Tele/Foley standardization
  • NES suite relocation
  • Provider satisfaction action plan

Niles Goodfellow Niles Goodfellow, MHA

Graduate Program: Medical University of South Carolina
Hometown: Peachtree City, GA
Track: Perioperative Services
Preceptors: Tim Brendle & Jenny Ann Smoak


Major Projects:

  • Implementation of a Sterile Processing Tracking and Information System, SPM
  • Project Manager for the opening of a Centralized Sterilization Center
  • OR Data Analytics Optimization Project
  • Prepared Monthly Anesthesia ICCE Financial Statements
  • Hospital Central Supply Space Utilization Improvement Project

Forrest Jones Forrest Jones, MHA

Graduate Program: University of Memphis
Hometown: Marion, Arkansas
Track: Operations
Preceptor: Richard I Warren, MHA


Major Projects:

  • COVID-19 test/vaccine operations
  • Vizient cost savings
  • Department of Corrections
  • 340b program
  • Psychiatric patient watch
  • Low dose CT program
  • Ambulatory EEG program
  • Sleep study program
  • Space utilization committee
  • Sponsorship committee
  • Survey readiness

Shawn GathersShawn Gathers, DHA

Graduate Program: Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Information Solutions
Jes Corneilus & Casey Baker


Major Projects:

  • Covid-19 Community Testing coordination
  • Project Manager-S2 Enterprise badge deployment
  • Malcom Baldrige Application: Measurement, Analysis, and Knowledge Management
  • Project Manager –BabyScripts& PhyndSER Management
  • Anesthesia WVRU optimization
  • MUSC Back 2 Business technical advisor

Jackson IngallsJackson Ingalls, MHA

Graduate Program: MUSC
Denver, CO
MUHA Finance
Lisa Goodlett


Major Projects:

  • IBusiness Manager –Oncology ICCE and S3 ICCE
  • Project Manager –Pharmacy, Radiology, and Path & Lab Value Analysis Teams (VATs)
  • Interim Business Coordinator –Division of Supply Chain Management
  • Information Solutions FY20 budget reconciliation
  • Radiology terminal denials analysis
  • Development of the Advancing Healthcare Finance Curriculum on MyQuest
  • Project “Spadefish” –development of a state-wide purchasing collaborative
  • Project “Starfish” –integration of the five MUHA-CHS supply chains

Andrew IrwinAndy Irwin, MHA, CHFP, CSBI, CRC

Graduate Program: University of Florida
Atlanta, Georgia
Lauren Magaldi and Lindley Pennekamp


Major Projects:

  • FY20 Funds Flow Operations Committee Lead
  • Funds Flow department-specific fringe rates for $/wRVU
  • Revenue and budget support forUMA and COM Financeteam
  • Strategic Manpower Dashboard database
  • Mental Health ICCE Gross Margin Performance Improvement Plan
  • Selection and implementation of Safety-Care de-escalation training for enterprise
  • COVID-19 Specimen Collection Sites operations and logistics
  • Malcolm Baldrige Application

Abby KennyAbby Kenny, MHA

Graduate Program: University of Missouri
Bartlett, IL
Danielle Scheurer


Major Projects:

  • Malcolm Baldrige Application
  • Interim Patient Progression Coordinator
  • Age Friendly Health Systems
  • Analysis of Unit Supply Waste
  • Patient Experience Clinic Assessments & Recommendations
  • West Ashley Respiratory Specimen Collection Site operations and logistics 

Connor Loesing Connor Loesing, MHA, BMRP

Graduate Program: University of Missouri
Hometown: Booneville, Missouri
Track: Performance Services / OCEO
Preceptor:Corey Robinson


Major Projects:

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Project Management
  • Daily Check-In Restructure/Redesign
  • Clinical Outreach Transportation Systems
    (COTS) Program Management
  • Value Analysis Team PM – Technology VAT
  • Internal Customer Service Survey
  • US News & World Report Best Hospitals
    Gap Analysis & Internal Best Practices
  • Siemens Healthineers Performance
    Innovation Program Management

Hanna Maghsoud Hanna Maghsoud, MHA

Graduate Program: Medical University ofSouth Carolina
Hometown: Rock Hill, SC
Track: MUSC Health Solutions
Preceptor: Caroline Moluf


Major Projects: 

  • MUSC Health, Wellness, and Human Performance ICCE
    • Health Coach Program
    • Wellness Dietician
    • Onegevity Lab
    • Mindfulness Center
    • Sports Performance – Injury Prevention & Bridge Program
  • ChartJoy, Medical Scribe Company
  • Digital Front Door Solution
  • VirtuAlly, Continuous Virtual Monitoring
  • Idion iSheild, Patient Identification and Monitoring
  • Quai.MD Clinical Pathway AI

Mike Messina Michaelangelo Messina, MHA

Graduate Program: University of Scranton
Hometown: Commack, NY
Track: Performance Services / BIOS
Preceptor:Corey Robinson


Major Projects: 

  • National Guard COVID-19 Vaccine Project
  • Bed Management/Repair Project Management
  • Monthly BTA Reporting for MUSCP
  • MGMA and Sullivan Cotter Provider Compensation Survey
  • Pandemic Risk Management Project Management
  • 2021-2022 Fellowship Recruitment
  • GetWell Network Process Improvement
  • ChartJoy: Project Management
  • Employee QuickBase update for 2021

Timothy MladenetzTim Mladenetz, MBA

Graduate Program: Saint Joseph’s University
Hamilton, NJ
Strategic Planning
Sarah Bacik & Lauren O’Dell


Major Projects:

  • College of Dental Medicine/MUSC Health Integration
  • Patient and Family Accommodations Strategy
  • Bluffton MicrohospitalPhysician Supply & Demand Assessment
  • Strategy ICCE development and practice assessments
  • West Ashley Respiratory Specimen Collection Site 

Dwayne Morrow Dwayne Morrow Jr., MPA

Graduate Program: University of Texas at Tyler
Hometown: Houston, TX
Track: System Quality
Preceptor: Dr. David Louder


Major Projects:

  • Population Health Annual Report
  • Project Lead- Population Health Department Restructure
  • COVID Testing/Vaccination Site Lead
  • Project Manager-Cedar Gate Plan Analytics Implementation
  • VIR Clinic Process Improvement Project
  • Finance Communication Team
  • Fellowship Recruitment Leader
  • Population Health Care Coordination Gap Analysis

David Redden David Redden, MHA

Graduate Program: Medical University of South Carolina
Hometown: Charleston, SC
Track: Affiliations & System Development
Preceptor: Matt Severance


Major Projects:

  • MUSC Health Affiliate Network Project and Relationship Management
  • MUSC Health Outreach Clinic Oversight and Service Development
  • Community Pre-op Covid-19 Testing Oversight
  • FY'22 Affiliations Budget
  • Physician Acquisition Due Diligence and Pro-Forma Development
  • MUSC Health Value Analysis Program – Pharmacy
  • MUSC Center for Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Business Plan

Carter Shelton Carter Shelton, MSHCM

Graduate Program: Johns Hopkins
University, Carey Business School
Hometown: Hartselle, AL
Track: Ambulatory Operations
Preceptor: Alice Edwards


Major Projects:

  • DHEM ICCE Interim Business Manager
  • MSK ICCE LOS Reduction Project
  • Sinus Center Relocation Project Manager
  • MUSC-P Supply Chain Par Levels Implementation
  • Vaccine Workforce Scheduling Coordinator
  • Clemson Student Health Clinic Optimization Analysis
  • Labor Resource Committee (LRC) Oversight
  • Transplant ICCE Patient Flow & Scheduling Optimization
  • Ambulatory MUSC-P/MUHA HR Metrics Dashboard

Kimberlyn WhitakerKimberlyn Whitaker, MBA, MHA

Graduate Program: Baylor University
Clearwater, FL
Tom Crawford


Major Projects:

  • Leader Rounding Program Reengagement
  • FTE Labor and Productivity
  • COVID-19 Mobile Respiratory Specimen Collection Site Development and Implementation
  • Leveraging Combined Purchasing Power for Increased Cost-Savings within the Endovascular Service Line
  • Emergency Management Expansion across MUSC Health System
  • MalcolmBaldrigeApplication-Operations 

Abby KennyBrody Williamson, MSHA, MBA

Graduate Program: The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Lisa Goodlettr


Major Projects:

  • Value Analysis
  • GPO Evaluation and Integration
  • Supply Chain Product Standardization
  • COVID-19 Inbound Logistics
  • Procurement Card Auditing
  • Consolidated Service Center Transformation
  • You Swipe We Pay Campaign
  • Malcolm Baldrige Award Application