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Current and Past Administrative Fellows

Current Fellows

Brianna Brooks

Brianna Brooks (2018-2020) is from Carmel, Indiana and earned her MPH in Maternal and Child Health from Boston University School of Public Health in 2018. She obtained her B.S. in Health Science with a minor in Spanish from Boston University in 2017. During her time in graduate school, Brianna completed an internship with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health where she developed a process to update the state health assessment and improvement plan. Brianna also participated in a quality improvement project for the Cambridge Health Alliance where she helped analyze the referral process for the Inpatient Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Department. Additionally, she worked at Boston Medical Center, the largest safety-net hospital in New England. Her professional interests include quality improvement as well as maternal and child health. In her personal time, Brianna enjoys exploring new places, indoor cycling, and spending time with family and friends.

Blake Dobrich

Blake Dobrich (2018-2020) is from DePue, Illinois, a small rural town in North Central Illinois. Blake obtained his M.S. in Health Systems Management from Rush University Medical Center in 2018. While in graduate school, Blake completed administrative internships at Rush University Children's Hospital and at the University of Colorado Hospital. Prior to earning his master's, he received his B.A. in Political Science at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Additionally, he has served as an intern for U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin in Washington, D.C. Blake's professional interests include health policy, children's healthcare, and making a difference in the care of others. Blake enjoys spending time with family, going golfing, and duck hunting.

Kristyn Acho

Kristyn Acho (2017-2019) is from the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan and received her MHSA degree from the University of Michigan School of Public Health in 2017. During her time in graduate school, Kristyn completed an administrative internship at Beaumont Health System, where she examined strategies for developing value-based care models. Kristyn also participated in a quality improvement project at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Prior to obtaining her Master’s degree, she worked in the public policy sector in Washington, D.C. Kristyn received her B.A. in English with a minor in History from the University of Michigan in 2013. Her professional interests include strategic planning, hospital operations, and ambulatory care. Outside of work, Kristyn enjoys spending time with family and friends, exploring Chicago, and traveling.

Brianna Solola

Brianna Solola (2017-2019) is from Northwest Indiana and received her M.S. in Health Systems Management from Rush University Medical Center in 2017. While at Rush, Brianna completed an administrative internship in Employee and Organizational Development and served as a Project Manager for the Division of Cardiology. Prior to graduate school, Brianna earned her B.S. in Healthcare Management and Policy at Indiana University-Bloomington. Additionally, she has completed internships at UNC Health Care and Cook Medical, a private manufacturer of medical devices. Brianna’s professional interests include hospital operations, community health, and strategic planning. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, playing tennis, road cycling, and spending time with friends and family.

Past Fellows

Name

Graduate School

Year of Fellowship

Current Position

Organization

Emily Perish

University of Chicago

2016-2018

Director of Operations and Business Development, Comprehensive Care Program

University of Chicago Medicine

Victoria Ng

Yale University

2016-2018

 

University of Chicago Medicine

Brad O’brecht

Washington University

2015-2017

General Management Consultant

The Chartis Group

Marcus Paschall

University of Chicago

2015-2017

Practice Manager, Ophthalmology & Visual Science

University of Chicago Medicine

Nico Aguilar

University of Iowa

2014-2016

Manager, Transplant Support Services

Northwestern Medicine

Ruch Kumbhani

Columbia University

2014-2016

Director, Cancer Network Development

University of Chicago Medicine

Elizabeth Cozzi

Rush University

2012-2014

Department Administrator, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Rush University Medical Center

Sheila Shankar

Rush University

2012-2014

Division Administrator, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Northwestern Medicine

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