Connect With A Student - MHA

These MHA and MHA/MBA students welcome your questions and look forward to talking with you about their programs.


Peter Adams
MHA/MBA - 2021
University of Pittsburgh


Katherine Appell
MHA - 2021
Mercyhurst University


Justin Briskin
MHA - 2021
University of Pittsburgh


Nolan Cianci
MHA - 2021
University of Dayton


Umeka Ganjoo
MHA (Part-Time) - 2021
University of Pittsburgh


Lauren Gutterman
MHA - 2021
University of Pittsburgh


Erik Hames
MHA/MBA - 2022
University of Virginia


Malena Hirsch
MHA/MBA - 2021
University Of Cincinnati


Joshua Lee
MHA - 2021
McGill University


Jordan McBride
MHA/MBA - 2021
University of Georgia


Mara Menk
MHA/MBA - 2022
Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Catherine Potter
MHA - 2021
Pennsylvania State University


Christian Trent
MHA - 2021
University of Akron


Nnenna Uche
MHA/MBA - 2022
University of Bath


Jacob Wiersch
MHA - 2021
University of Pittsburgh


MHA Student News

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Jenn Andrews (MHA ’20), Vizient, Inc. Fellow 

Jenn Andrews (MHA ’20), Vizient, Inc. Fellow

In summer 2020, I will be entering into a fellowship position in downtown Chicago with Vizient, Inc., the nation’s leading healthcare performance improvement company. Vizient has been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” (Modern Healthcare) and among “America’s Best Manageme... (03/12/2020)
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Erika Garrison (MHA/MBA '20), UPMC Fellow 

Erika Garrison (MHA/MBA '20), UPMC Fellow

I chose the fellowship at UPMC because it is a national leader in health care and has exciting growth in the future. I wanted to be part of an organization that shared similar values and truly lived out those values. One of the biggest factors in my decision was my experience in my residency at UPM... (02/04/2020)
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Megan Preti (MHA '20), University of Virginia Health System Fellow 

Megan Preti (MHA '20), University of Virginia Health System Fellow

The UVAHealth System Fellowship was my top choice, because it is both an academic medical center and one of the best hospitals in the state of Virginia. I completed my undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia, and I wanted the chance to give back to the community I had called home for fou... (02/04/2020)
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Garrison, Abdi, Litam win first place nationally in 2019 Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition 

Garrison, Abdi, Litam win first place nationally in 2019 Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition

Erika Garrison (MHA/MBA '20), Ilham Abdi (MHA '20), and Terrance Litam (MHA '20) took top honors in NAHSE's case competition held in Washington, DC. Competing among 29 teams representing the nation's top programs, the Pitt students developed a plan to address the health care needs of San Francisco'... (10/14/2019)
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Meet Jordan McBride (MHA/MBA '21), Gideon Scholar  

Meet Jordan McBride (MHA/MBA '21), Gideon Scholar

"Being a Dawn Gideon Scholar helped me feel like HPM was a great fit for me. [At the] annual golf outing...I was surrounded by inspiring women and men in the healthcare field, and I just felt right at home. I was energized by the stories that I heard. It made me excited for what I can learn and con... (07/16/2019)
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Meet Emily Joseph (MHA '20), Gideon Scholar 

Meet Emily Joseph (MHA '20), Gideon Scholar

"The Dawn Gideon Foundation has done a lot of work to expose the scholars to people who knew Dawn Gideon and it's been really wonderful to hear about her impact on their lives, whether they've been people that she's personally mentored or just her close friends...It's been wonderful to get to know ... (07/16/2019)
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Four public health students chosen as 2019-20 Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows 

Four public health students chosen as 2019-20 Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows

Four Pitt Public Health students have been selected as 2019-20 Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows. Inngide Osirus and Dzigbordi Kamasa-Quashie of IDM and Yamira Bell and Ariel Snell of the MMPH program will participate for a full year of experiential learning and direct service addressing the needs of d... (05/05/2019)
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Pitt Public Health students gain "invaluable' experience during NAHSE case competition 

Pitt Public Health students gain "invaluable' experience during NAHSE case competition

The NAHSE case competition is a scholarship program for students in health administration, business administration and public health. The team members were ABBY MONYEI (HPM '19), KEXIN CHEN (HPM '19) and DEBORAH WOKPETAH (HPM '20). "They really enjoyed the opportunity to develop their competencies ... (10/30/2018)
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