MHA Professor Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Daniel J. West, Ph.D., professor and chair the Health Administration and Human Resources Department at The University of Scranton, was recently awarded an honorary doctorate degree (Dr.h.c.) from Trnava University, Slovakia.

Dr. West currently holds a professor in public health appointment at Trnava University, as well as a visiting professor appointment at the University of Matej Bel, Slovakia and affiliated faculty at Tbilisi State Medical University, Georgia. Dr. West joined the faculty at Scranton in 1990.

Additionally, Dr. West is a certified healthcare consultant with the American Association of Healthcare Consultants and possesses certification in healthcare management by the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is also president and chief executive officer of HTC Consulting Group, Inc., and maintains a fellowship with the American College of Healthcare Executives, American College of Medical Practice Executives, American Academy of Medical Administrators, American College of Health Care Administrators, American Academy of Behavioral Medicine and Association of Behavioral Healthcare Management.

A resident of Covington Township, Dr. West received his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from the Pennsylvania State University.

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