Priya Patel

Priya Patel, Scranton, PA is currently pursuing her Master of Health Administration (MHA) at the University of Scranton. She serves as the Director of Professional Development of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) student chapter at the University of Scranton and works as a graduate assistant in the Health Administration department. She also works as a Revenue Cycle Service Line Specialist in the Finance department of the Geisinger Health System.  

Priya graduated from the University of Scranton in May 2017 and earned her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience with a minor in Theology. Upon completion of the MHA program, she hopes to attain an administrative position in a hospital setting where she can focus on emergency department management along with population health. She has gained valuable research skills during her undergraduate years and wishes to utilize the skills for research in global health. She will be traveling to Brazil and Slovakia in 2019 to gain a better understanding of the health systems and challenges faced by the healthcare leaders in other countries.

Apart from work and academics, Priya enjoys volunteering and spending time at the local BAPS Hindu Temple where she serves as an event coordinator. She also loves making new dishes and spending time with her friends and family.