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Creating synergies between hospitals, public health, and communities through operations management, workforce solutions, quality improvement, health policy, and leadership development.


Preparing leaders and professionals for the healthcare of tomorrow. 


Jeanette R. Harrison, MPH

Professional Bio

Jeanette Harrison has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare and education industries.   Ms. Harrison has further served as a mentor, tutor, and instructional leader in the Midwest and worked with colleges and health care institutions to aid in the development of future professionals.   

Her academic background consists of an MPH with a concentration in Policy and Planning (Administration) from the University of Iowa, a B.A. in History with a Secondary Education Endorsement from Graceland University, and Health Sciences and Business coursework completed at the University of Nebraska-Kearney.  Ms. Harrison’s experience includes working in Data Management at Quintiles, a transnational clinical research organization, serving as the Senior Quality Data Coordinator at Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, and serving as an adjunct faculty member in Healthcare Administration programs at Graceland University, Avila University, and the University of Phoenix.  She also completed a Fellowship in Executive Administration at Alegent Health in Omaha, Nebraska. She received training as an Administration Intern in Pediatric Administration at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and conducted a statewide program evaluation of Child Health Specialty Clinics, Integrated Evaluation and Planning Clinics, a public health division of the Children’s Hospital of Iowa. Prior to attending graduate school, Ms. Harrison worked in Health Information Management at Good Samaritan Health System, a regional health center in Kearney, Nebraska. 

Ms. Harrison is a current member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Public Health Association.  For several years, she has reviewed abstracts that assist in developing scientific programming for the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting.  Ms. Harrison has authored several books including, Cases for Developing Healthcare Leaders and Bragging About You. 

With her strong background in health and education, she believes that mobilizing communities, creating synergies between public health, hospitals, and communities, promoting healthier lifestyles, and educating others will enable us to achieve our healthcare goals.