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College of Public Health

Health Services Management and Policy Alumni Society {Information packet}

{Our mission} The purpose of the HSMP Alumni Society is to: 1.

Promote the objectives of The Ohio State University Graduate Program in Health Services Management and Policy which reflect a commitment to teaching, research, public service and continuing education.


Provide a mechanism to increase the professional knowledge and skills of the Alumni by communicating new developments within the Program and in the health administration profession.


Provide a mechanism for the Alumni to act in an advisory capacity to the Program Faculty.


Provide a mechanism to support initial career placement of new graduates and career development of Alumni.


Cultivate excellence in Health Services Management and Policy by the recognition of outstanding achievements of either Alumni or other individuals.


Provide and promote a continuing relationship of cooperation, understanding and fellowship among members of the various graduating classes, the faculty and the students of the Program.


Identify capable candidates for the profession of Health Services Management and Policy while providing counsel and guidance to such individuals.


Provide various means of financial support to the Program and its students.


The Society will also promote and support the mission of The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc.

{Membership has its benefits} An HSMP Alumni Society membership entitles you to: • Numerous networking opportunities • Event discounts • Access to the HSMP alumni directory • The opportunity to purchase Ohio State football tickets • Bi-annual salary survey A one year HSMP alumni society membership is $45 and runs from October 1 through September 30. Membership dues are pro-rated based on when you purchase your membership.

To join the HSMP Alumni Society, complete the online membership form at

{Get involved} From mentoring to attending events to serving on a committee, there are countless ways you can become an active HSMP alum!

“I am serving on an HSMPAS committee because it is a

wonderful way to give back to the program that has done so much for me and my career. In addition, it is been great ways to stay connected with alumni and grow my network.

” Kyle Dorsey ‘09

Alumni Services Committee The Alumni Services Committee conducts a bi-annual alumni survey, a Salary Survey, and sends out quarterly promotional postcards to HSMP alumni. The Committee also organizes community service activities for alumni and students to participate in. Contact: Kyle Dorsey: Development Committee Members of the Development Committee are responsible for assisting with personal calls and/ or emails asking for support for current fundraising campaigns; acting as a class representative to garner support for fundraising campaigns; giving feedback on College of Public Health development strategies and marketing; and assisting the chair(s) of the Development Committee with any immediate action items. Contact: Mike D’Eramo: Diversity Committee The Diversity Committee is responsible for the development of activities and programs to examine and advise on issues affecting diversity from an Alumni Society perspective. The Committee works to foster diversity in an environment of appreciation and respect for difference and shall annually host a Diversity Breakfast to correspond with the Management Institute. Contact: Manju Woods: Management Institute Committee The Management Institute Committee is responsible for planning an educational session typically held in the fall. A member in good standing shall be appointed to a two-year term by the president of the Society serving one year as co-chair and the second year as the primary lead for organizing this event. A committee shall be appointed to develop objectives, secure speakers and a meeting location, develop publications related to the event and any other tasks affiliated with this meeting. Contact Claudia Coleman:

Membership Committee The Membership Committee is responsible for maintaining a roster reflecting the status of membership for the Society, assisting in the collection of dues, and assisting the president in identifying candidates to serve on standing and ad hoc committees. The committee also develops and executes strategies to retain and increase membership. The Chairperson shall also serve as a member of the Nominating Committee. Contact: Lawrence Baylis: Program Advisory Committee The Program Advisory Committee shall consist of four members appointed to a one-year term by the President from the Active membership of the Society. The Chairperson shall be appointed to a two-year term by the President of the Society and may serve no more than two consecutive full terms. The Committee shall be responsible for providing suggestions and recommendations with regard to the Program’s objectives, curriculum, standards, policies, residency program methodology, and faculty as requested by and in cooperation with the faculty. The Committee through a designated representative shall participate in the Program’s annual curriculum review. Contact: Armin Rahmanian:

In addition to serving on a committee, there are a variety of other volunteer opportunities available. Please contact Colleen Herr, College of Public Health Alumni Affairs and Outreach Coordinator at if you are interested in any of these opportunities. • Mock interviews • Resume reviews • MHA applicant interview days • Professional Development Panels/Conversations • Mentoring • Class reunion representative

{Upcoming events} • HSMP Alumni Basketball Game & Social

Saturday, January 4 Longaberger Alumni House/Schottenstein Center, Columbus OH

• ACHE Dinner

Tuesday, March 25 Riva at Navy Pier, Chicago IL

•Leadership Development Symposium Thursday, April 10 Crown Plaza, Downtown Columbus, OH

•MHA Cup Golf Outing Spring, 2014

•Management Institite Fall, 2014

HSMPAS Information Packet  

Our goal is to anchor the HSMP alumni community by providing opportunities for professional engagement, improving educational programs, and...

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