External Advisory Board

The Loyola University Chicago Health Care Administration degree programs are guided by an External Advisory Board. The External Advisory Board provides guidance on educational priorities in preparing the health care administration workforce for the future. The board is made up of respected health industry leaders, faculty and program alumni. We are honored to have the following distinguished colleagues advise our undergraduate and Master of Healthcare Administration programs:


MaryMargaret Sharp-Pucci, EdD, MPH
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Chair Department of Healthcare Administration

Advisory Board Members

Earnest Davis, MHSA, FACHE
Community Psychology Health Collaborative

Thomas C. Dolan, PhD, FACHE, FASAE
Executive Coach and Consultant
President Emeritus, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

Dawn V. Gay, MBA-HCM
Executive Director & Chief Relationship Officer

Cheryl Irmiter, PhD
Founder, One Priority, LLC
Provider, Meridian Psychiatric Partners
Adjunct Faculty, Loyola University Chicago

Vice President of Professional Development
Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Javier D. Landivar, MBA, FACHE, CHC
Vice President, Business Development & Medical Services Administration
Access Community Health Network

Bernadette Lim, MBA
Manager, Practice Transformation
Professional Satisfaction & Practice Sustainability
American Medical Association

John C. Stys, RN, MS, MA, CPHQ
Regional Vice President, Clinical Operations - Midwest
Prospero Health
Adjunct Faculty, Loyola University Chicago

Jordan Wirtz, MS-HSM
Practice Manager, Neurology & Neurosurgery
University of Chicago Medicine

Internal Loyola Members

Jenna Donovan, MS
Academic Advisor, Healthcare Administration

Olive Myers, BA
Program Coordinator, Healthcare Administration

Lee Schmidt, PhD, RN
Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Cynthia P. Stewart, M.Div., PhD
Director of Experiential Learning
Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health