Patrick O'Dell



Patrick O’Dell, Beacon Falls, CT is pursuing a Master of Health Administration degree at The University of Scranton. He currently holds the position of Director of Event Planning under The University of Scranton’s ACHE Student Chapter. In 2016, Patrick solidified his commitment for the healthcare industry through an internship in the managed care department at Yale-New Heaven Health.

Prior to pursuing a Master in Health Administration, Patrick graduated from Misericordia University in May 2016 with a bachelor’s of science degree in Healthcare Management. At Misericordia, Patrick was a swim team captain, coordinator of Eucharistic Ministry, and the Student Outdoor Adventure and Recreation club. 

During Patrick’s first year in the MHA program, he had the opportunity to participate in the Emory International Global Health Case Competition, as well as travel abroad to Eastern Europe where he learned and presented a palliative care topic to international students and professionals. It was after these experiences that he developed a passion for global health.