Health Care Management Faculty

Southern Illinois University




Sandra Collins

Professor and Program Director of Health Care Management, Distinguished Faculty

Sandra Collins

ASA 122
Mailcode 6615
Phone: 618.453.8802
Fax: 618.453.7020

EDUCATION: PhD – Workforce Education and Development.  Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2010.  Masters of Business Administration specializing in Management of Information Systems, 2003.      

Candida Constantine-Castillo

Clinical Assistant Professor

EDUCATION: Doctor of Nursing Practice Candidate, Purdue University, 2022; Nursing Administration Post-Graduate Certificate, University of Texas Arlington, 2020; Doctor of Health Administration with specialization in Health Care Leadership, Capella University, full profile >>

Steven Fasko


EDUCATION: Doctor of Health Administration, Central Michigan University, 2016 Master of Business Administration, Saint Ambrose University, 2003

Frankie Lyons

Clinical Assistant Professor

EDUCATION: Ed.D. in Education, North Carolina State University, 2012; Master of Health Administration, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 2003; Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1982.

Warren McDonald


EDUCATION: Harvard University Institute for Management and Leadership in Higher Education, 2005; Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences (International Health Education/Research), Touro University International, 2005; Master of Arts in Education (Adult and Community full profile >>

Jacqueline Nash

Assistant Instructor of Health Care Management

Jacqueline Nash

ASA 126C
Mailcode: 6615
Phone: 618.453.8874

EDUCATION: Master of Health Administration, Southern Illinois University, December 2021. B.S. in Health Care Management, Southern Illinois University, May 2019.

Jim Oberhofer

Visiting Assistant Professor

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EDUCATION: Master's Degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Colorado, Denver in 1986. Areas of interest include the economics of health care and long term care, licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in Colorado. Has been teaching for SIU since 1988.

Leslie Pedtke

Assistant Lecturer

EDUCATION: Master of Healthcare Administration, Maryville University of St. Louis, 2020; Bachelor of Arts, Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, 1993.

Robert Rados

Assistant Professor Emeritus of Health Care Management

EDUCATION: PhD – Health Education.  Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2003.  Masters of Health Care Administration. Governors State University, 1985.

Thomas A. Shaw

Associate Professor of Health Care Management, Distinguished Faculty

Thomas A. Shaw

ASA 123
Phone: 618.453.7217
Fax: 618.453.7020

EDUCATION: PhD – Workforce Education and Development. Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2005. Masters of Business Administration. Amber University, 1990. Diploma – Mortuary Science and Funeral Services, 1982.

David Sheets


EDUCATION: Master in Business Administration, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1991. Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Certified Risk Manager (CRM).

Kyle Triplett

Clinical Instructor of Health Care Management

Kyle Triplett

ASA 120

Mailcode: 6615

Phone: 618.453.7298

Fax: 618.453.7020

EDUCATION: Masters of Health Administration, 2018