Chris Calkins

Ph.D., Health Policy and Administration, Penn State
M.P.A., Public Administration, California State University, East Bay
B.S., Health Planning and Administration, Penn State

Dr. Chris Calkins teaches the capstone, independent study, organizational behavior, and population health and leadership ethics courses. His research interests are in rural health, consumer decision- making, mental health, and children's health. He has worked in hospitals, insurance, health systems, and hospital associations in his career.

Maureen Connelly Jones

Ph.D., Organization Development and Human Resource Management in Workforce Education and Development, Penn State
M.S., Nursing - Adult Health and Education, Penn State 
B.S., Nursing, Penn State

Dr. Maureen Jones, RN, is a senior instructor and teaching assistant professor for the Master of Health Administration programs. She has more than 25 years of clinical and administrative health care and teaching experience. Dr. Jones teaches online and in residence, and has developed an online certificate program. She currently serves as the curriculum and accreditation coordinator for the MHA programs. Her research seeks to identify necessary characteristics for executive health care leaders by exploring crisis events through interviews with CEOs and their executive team, in order to develop a selection competency model.