Kevin Flynn, DMH, FACHE


Kevin C. Flynn, DMH, FACHE, is a career healthcare executive with thirty-eight years of
leadership experience in both acute care and academic medicine positions, presently serving as
Vice President for Mission Integration at Saint Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH, a member of
Covenant Health. In this role, Kevin is responsible for the effective integration of Saint Joseph’s
mission, values, and Catholic identity throughout the Hospital. Before joining Saint Joseph,
Kevin served as a clinical administrator at Albert Einstein Medical Center (AEMC) in
Philadelphia. Prior to this, he held executive positions at Temple University School of Medicine
and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN).

During his career, Kevin served as the principle architect for the development and operation of
LVHN’s Regional Heart Center, which was listed in U.S. News & World Report for Heart &
Heart Surgery. He designed and opened two inpatient 24/7 physician hospitalist programs for
LVHN and initiated and obtained Joint Commission accreditation for its Stroke Center. At
Temple University, he expanded its Sports Medicine Program into the Philadelphia
Archdiocesan High School network, embedding trainers into the schools’ athletic programs.

Kevin was elected to the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Council of
Regents for Northeastern Pennsylvania, serving from 2000 to 2005. He was also a founding
board member and treasurer for the Multiple Sclerosis Center of the Lehigh Valley. He is a
senior fellow in the Panuska College of Professional Studies at The University of Scranton,
where he has held a faculty appointment since 2003. Kevin was recognized as a visiting
professor of public health at Saint Elizabeth University College of Health and Social Sciences in
Bratislava, Slovakia in 2011, where he has taught graduate level healthcare courses ranging from
leadership to human resource topics.

Kevin earned his doctoral degree with distinction in Medical Humanities from Drew University
in Madison, NJ, defending a dissertation on Medicine in Film: A Reflection on Society's
Response to Healthcare. He also holds an M.A. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame
du Lac, an M.S. in Health Administration from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, and a
B.S. in Health and Physical Education from Penn State. Kevin served on the Ethics Committee
and Inpatient Ethics Consult Team at AEMC and completed the Intensive Bioethics Course at
the Kennedy Institute of Ethics in 2016. Additionally, Kevin is a member of the National
Catholic Bioethics Center and American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Kevin is board
certified in healthcare management by the ACHE and achieved fellowship status with distinction
in 2002.