Nandita Kotwani, MHA

  • Current Role: Administrative Fellow at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2019- 2020
  • Graduate School: Columbia University
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Administration (2019)
 

Azka Khawaja, MPH

  • Current Role: Administrative Fellow at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2019-2020
  • Graduate School: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters of Public Health - Health Administration and Policy (2019)

     

Yegor Ivanov, mHA

  • Current Role: Administrative Fellow at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2018-2019
  • Graduate School: Cornell University
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Services Administration (2018)

 

Patrick Miller, MHSA

  • Current Role: Administrative Fellow at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2018-2019
  • Graduate School: University of Michigan
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Services Administration (2018)

 

Brittany Cassar, MHSA

  • Current Role: Operations Program Manager, Hospital Administration at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2017-2018
  • Graduate School: University of Michigan
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Services Administration (2017)

 

Talar Kakilian, MHA

  • Current Role: Operations Program Manager, Office of CMO at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2017-2018
  • Graduate School: University of Southern California
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Administration (2017)

 

Austn Thornhill, MHA, MBA

  • Current Role: Business Manager of Diagnostic Radiology at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2017-2018
  • Graduate School: University of Utah
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Administration (2017) and Masters in Business Administration (2017)

 

Kelsey Hunt, MHA, MBA

  • Current Role: Manager, Outpatient Specialty Services at University of Utah Health
  • Fellow Year: 2016-2017
  • Graduate School: University of Utah
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Administration (2016) and Masters in Business Administration (2016)

 

Sabrina Khan, MHA

  • Current Role: Peri-Operative Business & System Administrator at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2016-2017
  • Graduate School: University of Southern California
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Administration (2016)

 

Kelsey Ingriselli, MHA

  • Current Role: Administrative Director, Orthopedic Service Line & Transfer Center Liaison at Adventist Health St. Helena Hospital
  • Fellow Year: 2016-2017
  • Graduate School: Cornell University
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Administration (2016)

 

Rebecca J. Davis, MHA

  • Current Role: Operations Manager at Mayo Clinic
  • Fellow Year: 2015-2016
  • Graduate School: University of Minnesota
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Administration (2015)

 

Neena Philips, MHSA

  • Current Role: Manager, Service Line Operations at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2015-2016
  • Graduate School: University of Michigan
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Services Administration (2015)
  • Most Memorable Fellowship Moment: Working with leaders and executives to create a business plan for a physician dispensing program, or an oral dispensing pharmacy, at the City of Hope community practice sites. It was a fantastic learning opportunity to present to executive leadership and gain their insight into the factors that matter most when developing a new service line.

 

Katelyn Kaiser, MHSA

  • Current Role: North Valley Anesthesia Service Line Manager at Kaiser Permanente
  • Fellow Year: 2014-2015
  • Graduate School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters of Health Services Administration (2014)
  • Most Memorable Fellowship Moment: Working closely with executives across the enterprise to create and manage the National Medical Center’s $5M Capital Budget. This was a huge responsibility that taught me a lot about organizational agility and the Capital Expense Authorization process in general.

 

Stephen Miller, MHSA

  • Current Role: Senior Manager of Service Line Operations at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2014-2015
  • Graduate School: Georgetown University
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters of Science in Health Systems Administration (2014)
  • Most Memorable Fellowship Moment: Working to develop and standardize an inpatient rounding program where nurses receive real-time patient experience feedback. This provides information that allows us to quickly respond to issues in order to improve the patient’s stay at City of Hope and drive HCAHPS scores.

 

Erin Cheng, MSHA, MSHI

  • Current Role: Business Intelligence and Process Improvement Consultant at Point B
  • Fellow Year: 2013-2014
  • Graduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters of Science in Health Informatics (2013) & Masters of Science in Health Administration (2014)
  • Most Memorable Fellowship Moment: Attending the opening of our new facility in Lancaster, CA and seeing the passion that our physicians have for the organization's mission, vision and values. All the hardwork leading up to that moment paid off.

 

Preston White, MHA

  • Current Role: Manager, Healthcare Benchmarking at McKinsey & Company
  • Fellow Year: 2012-2013
  • Graduate School: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Administration (2012)
  • Most Memorable Fellowship Moment: I worked with a team of physicians and administrators in Pathology to create an expanded Lab Outreach Program, which generates additional revenue for the medical center and helps build a robust Pathology department.

 

Priscilla Ohanesian, MHA

  • Current Role: Senior Director of Physician Services at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2011-2012
  • Graduate School: University of Southern California
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Administration (2011)
  • Most Memorable Fellowship Moment: I worked with the Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program and implemented programs such as Lung Cancer Screening and Smoking Cessation.

 

Louis Magdits, MHA

  • Current Role: Senior Director of Operations at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 2008-2009
  • Graduate School: Missouri University
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Administration (2008)
 

Lenny Chen, MHSA

  • Current Role: Senior Director, Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology at City of Hope
  • Fellow Year: 1998-1999
  • Graduate School: University of Michigan
  • Degree and Year Received: Masters in Health Services Administration
  • Most Memorable Fellowship Moment: Starting at City of Hope! The FY1999 budget process taught me a lot about the work environment. Processes, dynamic personalities, prioritization, you name it.