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Clarkson University Welcomes Huppertz as Chair of MBA in Healthcare Management Program and Associate Professor of Healthcare Management

Clarkson University has welcomed John Huppertz as chair of the MBA in Healthcare Management program and associate professor of healthcare management.

John HuppertzHuppertz was previously a faculty member at Union Graduate College (UGC), which merged into Clarkson in February. He is based at Clarkson's Capital Region Campus in Schenectady, N.Y., the former UGC.

While serving as director of the MBA in Healthcare Management at UGC, the program increased enrollments, achieved re-accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation Healthcare Management Education, and elevated its presence in national healthcare management organizations.

His academic interests are in healthcare marketing, strategic management of healthcare organizations, leadership, and strategic planning. Huppertz has written and co-written book chapters and journal articles about marketing and healthcare, and has delivered numerous invited and refereed presentations at professional gatherings. He is also a member and past chapter president of the American Marketing Association.

Huppertz served as interim president of Union Graduate College from 2008-2009 and is adjunct professor at IESEG, Lille Catholic University in Lille, France.

Before his academic career, Huppertz was managing partner of a $135-million marketing communications agency.

Huppertz received his bachelor of arts degree in English from Xavier University, and his master of arts and doctorate, both in social psychology, from Syracuse University.

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, New York, and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.

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