Faculty

WSU faculty members bring many years of real-world experience, teaching and doctoral education to the MHA program. They have held positions on hospital management teams as CEO, COO, assistant administrator, marketing director, director of quality improvement, strategic planner and more.

The faculty are involved in research, publishing, community service, consulting and a variety of activities that help them stay current in the issues of health administration.


Richard Dahlkemper, PhD MBA
Assistant Professor, Health Administrative Services
Marriott Allied Health Building, Room 220
801-626-7298
rdahlkemper@weber.edu  teaching resume,RJD.pdf

Bruce Davis, PhD
Vice Provost
Davis Campus Room 229
801.395.3482
brucedavis@weber.edu Bruce Davis Vita 2012 Rev.pdf

David Gessel, JD, CAE
V.P. Government Relations and Legal Affairs
Utah Hospitals and Health Systems Association
2180 South 1300 East, Suite 440, Salt Lake City
801-486-9915
dave@uha-utah.org  D Gessel CV.pdf

Ken Johnson, MBA, PhD, FACHE, CHES
Associate Dean, Dumke College of Health Professions
Program Director, Master of Health Administration
Marriott Allied Health Building, Room 401
801-626-6988
kljohnson@weber.edu CV_KJ_1.pdf

Brent Jones, MBA
CEO, Community Nursing Services
801-589-9311
brent.jones@CNS-cares.org  B Jones CV.pdf

Pat Shaw, MEd
Associate Professor & Chair, Health Administrative Services
Marriott Allied Health Building, Room 301
801-626-7989
pshaw@weber.edu  Pat Shaw cv-Resume.pdf

Bob Walker, PhD
Professor and Chair
Radiological Sciences
Marriott Allied Health Building, Room 363F
801-626-7156
rwalker@weber.edu  B Walker CV2012.pdf