Faculty and Administration Profiles

Frank Tortorella

Title/s:  Vice President for Clinical Support Services, University of Texas M.D., Anderson Cancer Center

Specialty Area: Health Law



Frank Tortorella currently serves as the Vice President for Clinical Support Services at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX which has ranked among the top two cancer centers since 1990 by the U.S. News & World Report survey of best hospitals. Frank has more than 20 years of healthcare administration experience. He attended law school while working full time and has held a variety of healthcare administration positions including vice president of ambulatory care and chief financial officer at Advocate Healthcare in Chicago, IL. Additionally, he served as an Instructor in the Graduate Program in Healthcare Administration at Rush University Medical Center.

Frank is board certified in healthcare management. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and a Fellow in Clinical Safety and Effectiveness at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Additionally, Frank has served as a board examiner for the national Baldrige Performance Excellence Program and the Quality Texas Foundation.


BA, cum laude, English and American Literature, Harvard University
MBA, University of Chicago School of Business (Healthcare Administration)
JD, Loyola University Chicago School of Law (Health Law Certificate)