Michael M. Costello, MBA, J.D.


Michael M. Costello is a Faculty Specialist and currently serves as a consultant to the Moses Taylor Foundation. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Mr. Costello holds a Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctorate degrees. His teaching and publishing interests are in the areas of health law and policy, health economics, international health care, long-term care administration, and clinical and administrative ethics.

Mr. Costello is the Assistant Program Director of the Graduate MHA Online program. Mr. Costello holds an adjunct faculty appointment at The Commonwealth Medical College and the University of Central Florida. He also holds visiting professorships at Trnava and St. Elizabeth Universities in Slovakia and the University of Georgia in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.

At the University of Scranton, he is a member of the order of Pro Deo et Universitate. He is a faculty inductee of Alpha Epsilon Alpha Communications Honor Society and Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society for Health Care Administration. He is also an honorary inductee of Pi Alpha Alpha public administration honor society at Marywood University. He also received the Faculty Service Award from Hanley College and the Provost's part-time Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence at the University of Scranton as well as the University's Frank O'Hara Award for university service. He formerly served as President of the University of Scranton Alumni Society.

Mr. Costello has published numerous articles and book chapters in professional publications.  He has also made a number of academic presentations to professional organizations and academic societies. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Haworth Press, Inc., the publishers of several healthcare journals as well as the editorial boards of the Journal of Health Management and Public Health, published by the Health Management Institute at the University of Trnava, Slovak Republic and the Journal of Health Sciences Management and Public Health, published by the National Institute of Health, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. He is also a member of the editorial advisory Board of the Journal of Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention as well as Acta Missilogia, both published in Central Europe. He formerly served as President of the Healthcare Management Forum, a regional affiliate of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and received the senior level Regents Award for the Northeastern Pennsylvania region of ACHE.

Mr. Costello retired from the U.S. Army Reserve with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Air War College.

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