Local Affiliations / Ambassador


shawn parekh

Contact: Shawn Parekh, Ambassador, Abington Health System, Health System Director, DParekh@amh.org


Offering a comprehensive list of services, programs, and centers, Aria’s clinical departments provide a depth of knowledge.

Contact: Mandeep Mangat MD, MPH, Senior Administrator, Population Health Management & Clinical Integration


BAYADA Home Health services help adults and seniors who are recovering after a hospital or facility stay, or need additional support to remain safely at home and avoid unnecessary hospitalization. These Medicare-certified services may include short-term nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, and assistive home health care.

Contact: John Shevock, FACHE, CMPE, Director of Operations, Oncology Services at Bayhealth Medical Center



Contact: Brian Sweeney, Ambassador, Jefferson Health System Brian.Sweeney@jeffersonhospital.org


Matt Magargal magargalm@mlhs.org


Contact: Faith Needleman, MSN, RN, Ambassador, Temple University Hospital Faith.Needleman@tuhs.temple.edu



Contact: Paul J. Szklarski, FACHE Pjszklarski@gmail.com

The MBA in Health Care Management of Widener University is one of only 5 Pennsylvania graduate health care programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education. The Widener HCM Alumni Association actively supports the student body with educational sessions and funding for students to attend national Case Study Competitions. To learn how Widener Leadership Works, visit http://www.widener.edu/academics/schools/business/graduate/healthcare