Master of Health Administration

Faculty

Dr. Dominguez

Dr. Daniel G. Dominguez, Director

Daniel G. Dominguez, PhD., MHA is an Associate Professor of Health Administration in the HEB School of Business and Administration and the Director of the Master of Health Administration Program.  Dr. Dominguez has more than 20 years of health management experience in a wide variety of health care settings including hospitals and primary care organizations.  His background includes roles in logistics, information management and health care operations, to include serving as COO of a full-service ambulatory care facility.  In addition to his operational experience, he has over ten years experience teaching and researching at the graduate level.  He received an MHA from Baylor University and a Ph.D. in Health Management and Policy from the University of Iowa.  His current teaching and research interests center on leadership development, CQI in healthcare delivery, and global best practices in healthcare management.

Dr. LaFrance

Kevin LaFrance, Associate Professor

Kevin LaFrance, MBA, PhD., FACHE is an associate professor of health care administration in the HEB School of Business and Administration. Dr. LaFrance has more than 25 years of health management experience in a wide variety of health care settings including hospitals and primary care organizations. His background includes roles in finance, logistics and health care operations, culminating most recently as chief financial officer for a ten hospital system. In addition to his operational experience, he has over ten years of experience teaching and researching at the college level. He received his M.B.A. from Syracuse University and his Ph.D. from the School of Health Related Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham. His research interests include strategic management, health care leadership, consumer satisfaction and managed care.

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Chris Garcia, Associate Professor

Chris Garcia, MBA, PhD., FACHE, is an Assistant Professor of Health Administration in the HEB School of Business and Administration.  Dr. Garcia has more than 20 years of health management experience in a wide variety of health care settings including hospitals and primary care organizations.  Her background includes roles in patient administrative services, public affairs, facilities planning, and health care operations, to include serving as COO of a dental center and a full-service afloat hospital.  In addition to her operational experience, she has extensive experience in project management.  She received her MBA degree with a healthcare concentration from Florida State University and her Ph.D. in Healthcare Administration and Policy from the Pennsylvania State University.  Her current research interests center on how to improve access to care to underserved and uninsured populations with a special emphasis on federally funded community health centers and development of inter-organizational relationships. 

 

Connie Green, Adjunct Faculty

Pending update.

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Linda Brandmiller, Adjunct Faculty

Linda A. Brandmiller, J.D., MAIS, CHES, is an Adjunct Professor of Health Law and International Business Law in the HEB School of Business and Administration.  Dr. Brandmiller earned her law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law and has been a presenter at numerous local, state, national and international conferences and meetings.  Prior to her current job as an Immigration Attorney, Dr. Brandmiller served as an Assistant Attorney General and also worked in employment law for both plaintiffs and defendants.   She has over twenty years experience in the non-profit health care arena, including serving as the Executive Director of a Federally Qualified Community Health Center and legal support in the Litigation/Insurance Department of the Baptist Health System in San Antonio.  In addition to her legal and health administration careers, her background includes roles in human resources, health education, board/staff development and training, and grant writing.  She received her Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in Spanish and Psychology from TX A&M International University and is a Certified Health Education Specialist.  Her current research interests center on the intersection of immigration/human rights and health care access and delivery with a special emphasis on identifying and serving the immigrant victims of crime, domestic violence and human trafficking.

 

 


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