Associate Professor, Vice Chair of Education and Director MHA Program, Health Policy and Management
Assistant Professor, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences
Primary Phone: 967-179-7298
Secondary Phone: 967-179-8678
Wesley M. Rohrer, PhD, MBA, Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management, Vice Chair for Education and Director, Master of Health Administration Program. Scholarly Interests include global comparative health systems and policy; organizational studies and management, including leadership theory and managerial ethics, human resource management, strategic and financial management as applied to health care. Dr. Rohrer has secondary appointments in the Department of Community Health & Behavioral Sciences, GSPH and in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Health Information Management. Dr. Rohrer has taught and mentored over one thousand students in health care management and policy at the graduate level during the past 30 years. He continues to mentor Doctoral student dissertation research and Master’s theses and research projects. Dr. Rohrer has served in various academic administrative capacities during his career at the University of Pittsburgh, including as Associate Dean, SHRS and at the College of Public Health & Health Informatics, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for the Health Sciences (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia). While maintaining an active teaching load, Dr. Rohrer serves as Vice Chair for Education, MHA Program Director and co-Director of the Health Systems Engineering Certificate offered in collaboration with the Swanson School of Engineering.. Rohrer is currently coordinating the development of an MBA-MHA joint degree program proposal with the Katz Graduate School of Business and upon University approval will serve as Program Director. Dr. Rohrer has been active in the University Faculty Assembly and the Community Relations Committee and was recently elected to the Planning and Budget Committee. He participates actively in various community service endeavors, including as President of the Board of Off-the-Floor Pittsburgh and as a member of the Board and Finance Committee of CLASS (formerly UCP of Pittsburgh) and faith-based community outreach and service initiatives.
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