MEET THE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Michael Zemany, MBA, FACHE is Assistant Professor and Director of the Health Care Administration and Technology bachelor's and master's degree programs for the Divisions Continuing Professional Studies at Champlain College. He has worked in various roles within the healthcare arena for 35 years: first in basic immunology research, then in community health, as education director and then as executive director for a regional emergency medical services regulatory agency. As his career progressed, Mr. Zemany moved into learning and organizational development positions, and then into senior executive roles in operations (e.g., chief operating officer), process management, and organizational performance optimization for acute and long-term healthcare facilities. Zemany has also previously served as a program director for lifelong learning in higher education, and continues in numerous leadership roles for community health network and primary provider boards and agencies.
His work is focused on the development of the ways in which people, organizations, systems, and processes can be designed and managed to leverage the optimal combination of knowledge, skills, resources and passionate dedication to create a positive impact on healthcare, and thus on health and well being. Zemany holds a BS in Chemistry from Clarkson University and a MBA with two specializations in Healthcare Systems Administration and Strategic Human Resource Management from Walden University. He is board certified in health care administration and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.