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MaryMargaret Sharp-Pucci

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MaryMargaret Sharp-Pucci, EdD, MPH

Dr. Sharp-Pucci is director of the Health Systems Management Program that prepares undergraduate and graduate students for a career in the management side of the health-care industry.

Her teaching has included courses in comparative effectiveness research, outcomes performance methodology, healthcare leadership and policy, healthcare in America and health systems management. Sharp-Pucci also is a mentor for graduate and undergraduate students and serves as an adviser for the graduate comprehensive examination.

Dr. Sharp-Pucci also is founder and managing member of Sharp Health Strategies, which provides consulting services to academic medical centers, health plans, government agencies and hospital networks. Her work focuses on health-care quality-improvement initiatives and the planning and execution of health policies. Dr. Sharp-Pucci also is an advocate for improving health care for people with disabilities. Prior to forming her business, Dr. Sharp-Pucci served as a senior consultant to Central DuPage Health and as an associate director in the Technology Evaluation Center for Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. She has held academic appointments at Virginia Commonwealth University and Northern Illinois University. In addition, Dr. Sharp-Pucci is actively involved with the Institute for the Advancement of Home Care Medicine, and serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Burn Care & Research.

Dr. Sharp-Pucci manages the content and structure for the I-PATH Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) Portal. Her experience consulting not-for-profit hospitals in this arena gives her the needed expertise in managing this portion of the I-PATH.

Phone: 773-508-3303
E-mail: msharp@luc.edu

For more information on Dr. Sharp-Pucci you can view her biography on the Loyola  University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing website.