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Dr. Benn Greenspan is a Clinical Associate Professor and the Director of the Master of Healthcare Administration Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Public Health. Prior to joining the faculty at UIC, Dr. Greenspan served as President and CEO of the Sinai Health System for over twenty eight years, overseeing a fully integrated health system with over 3,400 employees and featuring a 469-bed medical school-affiliated teaching and tertiary care hospital, a 120-bed rehabilitation hospital, more than 50 primary care sites including an affiliated network of federally qualified community health centers, and community-based mental health services.
He had previously held the posts of Vice President for Planning and Ambulatory Services and Director of Ambulatory Care at Sinai Health System and is currently a board member of the Cook County Health and Hospital System.
Dr. Greenspan has a Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Illnois at Chicago School of Public Health and a Master of Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. His numerous publications have addressed public health issues and health care disparities.
Dr. Greenspan spoke to our PA students on organizational leadership for health care providers and the importance of health care providers focusing on and addressing disparities in health care access.