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AHS to Launch First-of-Its-Kind Degree

Wendy Rogers, left, and Nicole Holtzclaw-StoneDr. Dr. Wendy A. Rogers, left, and Dr. Nicole Holtzclaw-Stone were on hand Dec. 10 as the Illinois Board of Higher Education approved the new Master of Science in Health Technology program.

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MS in Health Technology featured in Daily Illini

MS in Health Technology Launch Luncheon and Inaugural Advisory Board Meeting

large conference room with 60 people facing display screens

Wendy RogersOn Oct. 3, 2019, the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health hosted the Inaugural Advisory Board Meeting and Launch Luncheon for the MS in Health Technology. Approximately 60 guests joined the Advisory Board to hear from Dean Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell and Professor Wendy A. Rogers about this exciting new program, scheduled to host its first students in Fall 2020. The Advisory Board introduced themselves briefly to the crowd before heading to a closed door meeting where they discussed the program in-depth and made recommendations for further programmatic development. The 2019-2021 Advisory Board includes:

  • Tony Andre, Owner and Founding Principal, Interface Analysis Associates
  • Sarah Stewart De Ramirez, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of ClinicalInnovations, OSF HealthCare
  • James Duhig, Director Patient Integration, Abbvie International Pharmacovigilance Network
  • Jennifer Eardley, Vice President for Research, Carle Hospital
  • Jose Hernandez, Vice President, IT, AARP
  • Jason Hirsbrunner, Chief Operating Officer, Christie Clinic
  • Christopher Khoury, Vice President, Environmental Intelligence and Strategic Analytics, AMA
  • Raj Ratwani, Director, MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare
  • Deb Reardanz, President and Chief Executive Officer, Clark-Lindsey
  • Richard Sit, R & D manager, Human Factors Engineering, Smiths Medical
  • Beth Snell, Technology Director, State Farm

For more information about the board and their bio sketches, please visit the Advisory Board page here.

Contact Information

  • MS in Health Technology
  • Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
  • 3014 Khan Annex
  • 1206 S. Fourth Street
  • Champaign, IL 61820
  • Phone: 217-300-1001
  • Email: healthtech@illinois.edu

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