Attorney Michael M. Costello

Attorney Michael M. Costello

Instructor

Education & Experience

BS-Accounting, University of Scranton
MA-Mass Communication, Ohio University
MBA-Marketing, University of Scranton
JD, Southland University-California

Consultant to the Moses Taylor Health Care System. Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Adjunct faculty at the University of Scranton, Misericordia University and The Commonwealth Medical College. Visiting professor at Trnava and St. Elizabeth Universities in Slovakia and the University of Georgia in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.

Research Interests

Health law and policy, health economics, international health care, long term care administration and clinical and administrative ethics.  Email: mcostello@mth.org

______________________________________________________________________________________________

Dr. Alexander R. Dawoody

Dr. Alexander R. Dawoody

Associate Professor

Education and Experience

Ph.D. Public Affairs & Administration - Western Michigan University

M.A. Philosophy - Western Michigan University

M.H.A. - Suffolk University

M.P.A. - Suffolk University

M.E.D. - Cambridge College

B.A. Human Service Management and in Philosophy- University of  Massachusetts Boston

Adviser, the MPA and MHSA programs. Founder and president of the Association for Middle Eastern Public Policy and Administration (AMEPPA). Founder and first chair of the Section on Effective and Sound Administration in the Middle East (SESAME) at the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). Founder of the Section on Complexity and System Studies Network (CSN) and ASPA. An international scholar (in teaching, publications, conference presentations, affiliations and organizational networking and activities). Extensive experience in nonprofit leadership. Recipient of many awards from Marywood University, Pi Alpha Alpha, and the American Political Science Association (APSA). Nominated for CASE United States Professor of the Year Award. Author of numerous books, book chapeters, and journal articles. Editor of various journal symposiums. Member of the board of directors in several nonprofit agencies. Also an artist and a poet.

Research Interests

Complexity and systems studies, Middle Eastern studies, foreign policy and national security studies, public policy analysis, political philosophy.

Contact

Email: adawoody@marywood.edu

Telephone: (570) 348-6284 x2932

______________________________________________________________________________________________

Dr. Lloyd L. Lyter

Dr. Lloyd L. Lyter

Professor

Education

Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1993

M.P.A., Temple University,

1980M.S.W., Marywood University, 1994

Research Interests

Behavioral health, substance abuse prevention, HIV disease, international social work, and public policy analysis.

Contact

Email: lyter@marywood.edu

______________________________________________________________________________________________

Attorney Karoline Mahalchick

Attorney Karoline Mehalchick

Instrcutor

Education & Experience

J.D. Tulane university School of Law, 2001
B.S. Geoscience, Schreyer Honors College of Pennsylvania State University, 1998
Partner in the Clarks Summit law firm of Oliver, Price & Rhodes.

Research Interests

General civil litigation, commercial litigation, civil rights, labor and employment, environmental law, health law, and personal injury.

Contact

Email: km@oprlaw.com

_______________________________________________________________________________________________

Alice McDonnell, R.N., B.S.N., M.P.A., Ph.D

Dr. Alice McDonnell

Professor

Education

Faculty Fellow - Temple University and University of Pittsburgh, Geriatric Education Center
Doctor of Public Health, Health Services Administration - Columbia University
M.P.A. - Marywood University
Supervision in Nursing - Teachers College, Columbia University

B.S.N. - Columbia University

Contact

Email: mcdonnell@marywood.edu

Telephone: (570) 348-6284

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

Judge Margaret Bisignani-Moyle

Instructor

Education & Experience

JD, the Catholic University of America, Columbia Scool of Law, 1987

Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas, 2010-present

Deputy District Attorney, Lackawanna County Disctrict Attorney's Office, 2006-2009

Assistant Disctrict Attorney, Lackawanna County District Attorney's Office, 2000-2006

Assistant State Attorney, Port Pierce, FL, 1999-2000

Assistant State Attorney, Miami Dade, FL, 1991-1999

Research Interests

Administrative Law

Contact

Email: bisignanim@lackawannacounty.org

__________________________________________________________________________________________

Dr. William Miller

Instructor

Education & Experience

Ph.D. in Human Development, Marywood University, 2013

MHA, Penn State University, 1994

Graduate Program Coordinator, School of Nursing, Wilkes University, 2010-present

Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing, Wilkes University, 2010-present

Graduate Assistant, Marywood University, 2011-2013

Senior Operation Manager, Genpact, 2006-2010

Regional Patient Access Manager, Mercy Health Partners, 2001-2005

Research Interest

Health Promotion, Patient Access, and Public Health.

Contact

Email: william.miller7@wilkes.edu

___________________________________________________________________________________________

Mr. James Pettinato

Instrcutor

Education & Experience

BSN, MHSA, RN

Director of Patient Care Services, Wayne Memorial Hospital

Instructor, Marywood University

Research Interest

Overview of Managed Care

Contact

Email: pettinato@wmh.org

 

___________________________________________________________________________________________

Joe Ross

Mr. Joe Ross

Instrcutor

Education & Experience

MPA, Marywood University, 2004
Director of Facilities and Public Safety at The Commonwealth Medical College

Research Interests

Dimensions of Administration, Ethics in Management, Problem-solving for Modern Management, and Organizational Dynamics.

Contact

Email: jross@marywood.edu

 

 

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

Dr. Robert Spinelli

Instructor

Education & Experience

DBA, Souheastern University

MPA, Columbia University

Assistant Professor of Health Administration, University of Scranton

Director of Undergraduate Programs in Health Services, University of Scranton

Research Interest

Institutional Budgeting and Planning

Contact

Email: spinellir2@scranton.edu