Dr. Thomas J. Stranova, associate dean for student services at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has achieved the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Service Award.
The award recognizes Dr. Stranova’s contributions to healthcare management excellence and his volunteer service to the profession.
Before joining the faculty of Tulane SPHTM, Dr. Stranova held leadership positions with Ochsner Health System and Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, and served as a policy analyst for Paralyzed Veterans of America.
He became an associate dean in 2013 but continues to be actively involved in the department of global health management and policy, particularly with the school’s Master of Healthcare Administration program. Together with Dr. Lizheng Shi, he manages an annual summer program in China that provides classroom and service learning opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students with a focus on the health care system of China.