Advisory Committee Members

The Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Advisory Committee is comprised of distinguished healthcare leaders and provides guidance to the program directors to help assure the quality, relevance and impact of the program.


Vice President, Medical Affairs
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital
EMHL Class of 2015

Dr. Ahaghotu received his medical degree at the University of Nigeria, graduating with honors. After completing his civil-service responsibilities, he returned to the United States and joined the urology residency program at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. He also completed an American Cancer Society fellowship in Urologic Oncology while in Iowa. After completing his urologic training, he jmore

Women’s Health Advisor, Care New England Health Center

Constance A. Howes is Executive Vice President of Women’s Health for Care New England Health System, the health system comprised of Women & Infants Hospital, Butler Hospital, Kent Hospital, Memorial Hospital and the VNA of Care New England. She recently stepped down after serving for 11 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, the primary teachimore

Executive Director, Health Economics and Outcomes Research Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Sheldon Kong, Ph.D. is currently Executive Director and Department Head, Health Economics and Outcomes Research at Novo Nordisk Inc. in Plainsboro, NJ. His team supports company strategy; develops and manages strategic research collaboration partnerships with payers, organized providers and academic centers; and generates, interprets and communicates health economic and real world evidence in the Unitedmore

Editor in Chief, Pharmaceutical Executive magazine

William Looney is the Editor in Chief of Pharmaceutical Executive magazine, a monthly print and weekly on-line publication with a circulation of approximately 70,000 focused on the “c suite” concerns of senior managers in the biopharmaceutical industry. In addition to editorial content, he is responsible for supporting the magazine through related educational media activities and serving as a thought lemore

MD Director, Providence Economic Development Advisory Committee, Chair emeritus eHealth Initiative

Russell J. Ricci, MD, (Dr. Russ Ricci) chairs the Advisory Board for Meditech, a private healthcare information systems company and was previously the Chief Medical and Strategy officer for HealthSTAR Communications, a private company that is the nation’s second largest healthcare marketing services company. He was previously the general manager of IBM’s Healthcare Industry, a multi-billion dollar globamore

CEO and President of Healthways, Inc.

As President and Chief Executive Officer of Healthways, Inc., since 2015, Donato J. Tramuto brings more than 35 years of healthcare experience as a recognized innovator and industry leader. Tramuto has a deep commitment to global healthcare access, a steadfast focus on patient outcomes, and a keen understanding of digital engagement solutions that will advance Healthways’ position as the established marmore

Chief, Corporate Strategy, xG Health Solutions

Joanne Wade is Chief, Corporate Strategy at xG Health Solutions, overseeing Marketing, Business Development and Sales, Advisory Services, Partner Resources and Client Management. Prior to joining xG Health, Ms. Wade served as Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at Geisinger Health System. Ms. Wade was the senior executive responsible for leading and ensuring the effective implementation for more

Chair, Health Law Practice, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Steve chairs Mintz Levin’s Health Law Section. He has had over 30 years of experience in the health care field as a policy maker, educator, and attorney. He represents health care services providers in a broad array of legal matters, including strategic positioning; structuring payer strategies and clinical integration initiatives; and mergers, acquisitions, strategic affiliations, “demergers,” and joinmore
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Campus Committee Members


Assistant Dean for Primary Care-Population Health, Professor of Family Medicine, Professor of Medical Science, Chair of Family Medicine

Dean of School of Public Health, Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Chair, Department of Dermatology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Associate Director, Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, School of Public Health

Former Dean, School of Public Health
Professor, Health Services, Policy and Practice
Brown University

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