Professional Bio

Degrees

  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Health Service Administration, Nova-Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2002
  • MBA, Health Care Administration, Nova-Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 1984
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences, San Francisco State University, California, 1975

Professional Credentials & Memberships

  • Registered Cardiovascular Technologist (CCI/NBCVT)
  • Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (NBRC)
  • Registered Cardiopulmonary Technologist (NSCPT)

Academic Experience

  • Regis University, Professor and Program Coordinator for MBA Health Industry Leadership & MBA Health Systems Management specializations, Denver, CO, January 2001-present
  • Alaska Pacific University, Associate Professor and Director of Health Service Administration Programs, Anchorage, September 2006-May 2007

Professional Experience

  • Principal, HMRx Inc., Denver, Colorado, March 2003-present
  • Clinical Administrator, Arapahoe Park Pediatrics, Littleton, Colorado, September 1997-March 2003
  • Administrative Director, Centura Health, May 1995-September 1997

Research & Scholarship

Proceedings

  • “Research Methodologies”. Colorado Medical Group Management Association Fall Conference, 2012.
  • “Assurance of Learning – Ochapowace First Nation Training & Education Programs Ochapowace Indian Education Authority, 2010
  • "The More the Better: Extending Core Competencies in Primary Care and Enhancing Referral Networks for Specialty Practices”. 4-Corners MGMA Conference, 2010
  • Kotowich, R., & Fisher, M. (2010). Contrasting Policies and Administration of Sexually Transmitted Infection Programs in Saskatchewan First Nations and Alaska Native Communities. Aboriginal Policy Research: Health and Well-being. Volume 8. J.P. White, J.Peters, P. Dinsdale, & D. Beavon (Eds.), Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing.
  • “Contrasting Policies and Administration of Sexually Transmitted Disease Initiatives in Saskatchewan First Nations and Alaska Native Communities”. 2009 Aboriginal Policy Research Conference

Community Involvement & Service

  • Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE)
  • American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) Chair – Colorado Chapter
  • ACMPE Professional Papers Peer Reviewer
  • American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Journal of Healthcare Management Academic Peer Reviewer