Faculty

US Health Systems

Adriana Abizadeh, M.S.

Adriana Abizadeh, M.S.

Adriana Abizadeh is currently the executive director of the Kensington Corridor Trust (KCT) in Philadelphia. The mission, duty and purpose of the KCT is to utilize collective ownership to direct investments on the corridor that preserve culture and affordability while...

Céu Cirne-Neves, FACHE

Céu Cirne-Neves, FACHE

Céu Cirne-Neves, MPA, FACHE, is a healthcare executive with more than 25 years of experience in senior administration positions. She served as the CEO of Saint James Hospital, Cathedral Healthcare System, Newark, from 1996-2005, and most recently, in a variety of...

William Cundiff, JD, MBA, FACHE, CMPE, CHC

William Cundiff, JD, MBA, FACHE, CMPE, CHC

William Cundiff joined the Bloustein School as an Assistant Teaching Professor in January 2024. He possesses extensive teaching experience at the MHA and MBA levels as well as an adjunct instructor, both on-campus and online. He also served as campus executive of a...

Derek DeLia, Ph.D.

Derek DeLia, Ph.D.

Derek DeLia, PhD is an Associate Professor at the Bloustein School. He is a Health Economist with research interests in healthcare payment and delivery reform; Medicaid policy; the economics of hospitals and health centers; emergency medical care; healthcare access...

Anita Franzione, DrPH

Anita Franzione, DrPH

Anita Franzione has been in the field of health care for over 30 years working in all sectors of health care from ambulatory care settings  to acute care hospitals, nonprofit agencies, long term care organizations, for-profit insurance companies, and quality...

Irina Grafova, Ph.D.

Irina Grafova, Ph.D.

Irina Grafova, Ph.D. joined the Bloustein School as an Associate Professor in 2023. Trained as a health economist, Dr. Grafova’s research aims to bring new evidence to socio-economic inequalities in health and health disparities. She has conducted research on family...

Alexander J. Hatala, MBA

Alexander J. Hatala, MBA

Alexander J. Hatala is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lourdes Health System, where he is responsible for the performance and overall management of the system and its affiliates. He has exceptional health system leadership abilities and thirty‐one years...

Jane Kaye, MBA

Jane Kaye, MBA

Jane Kaye, MBA is an Assistant Professor of Teaching at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. A healthcare CFO who brings 25+ years of finance leadership and consulting experience to health systems and physician practices positioning themselves...

Susan Krum, Au.D.

Susan Krum, Au.D.

Susan Krum is an experienced health care leader with extensive knowledge in delivering strategic and operational change for a multi-hospital healthcare system. Dr. Krum was Vice President of Ambulatory Operations at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Her strong...

Michael J. McDonough DMH, FACHE

Michael J. McDonough DMH, FACHE

Michael J. McDonough has worked as an executive in the health care field since 1975. The first twenty years of his career were spent in acute care hospitals and joined an emerging health care system in the long term care division in 1995. From 2008-16 he served as...

Russ Molloy, J.D.

Russ Molloy, J.D.

Russ Molloy, J.D., has been engaged in public policy and government relations for the past four decades with a focus on health care issues for more than 25 years. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Government Relations for Hackensack Meridian Health...

Emily A. Parker, Ph.D.

Emily A. Parker, Ph.D.

Emily Parker, Ph.D. joined the Bloustein School as an Assistant Professor in 2023. She was formerly a NIA Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan in the Population Studies Center and received her Ph.D. in Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University....