Recent Master of Medical Management Graduates Take their Careers to the Next Level
Release Date: Feb 03, 2016
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The Master of Medical Management (MMM) program at CMU’s H. John Heinz III College arms physicians with leadership and management skills they need to lead today’s health care organizations, and to shape the future of tomorrow’s health care industry....
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MMM Alumnus Helps Bring World-Class Medical Care to the Middle East
Release Date: Jan 08, 2016
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Marc Harrison (MMM ’07) knows the importance of good medical care, both personally and professionally. A Pittsburgh native and Heinz College alumnus, Marc has worked at Cleveland Clinic since 1999, where he has served as Chairman of the Department of Pediatric Care, Director of Medical Operations, and Chief Medical Officer. In his most recent role as CEO of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Harrison has accomplished incredible things, leading the evolution of the project from concept to fully-fledged...
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Sean Bowie Hopes to Bring his Commitment to Education to the Arizona State Senate
Release Date: Jan 05, 2016
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If there’s one thing Sean Bowie (MSPPM ’13) cares about, it’s making sure everyone has access to a quality education. Nowhere in the country is this a bigger challenge than in his home state of Arizona. In the seven years since he graduated with dual bachelor’s degrees from Arizona State University (ASU), tuition rates in that state have risen 83 percent, while its public universities have experienced greater cuts in funding than anywhere else in the country. In his current role in the provost’...
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Keeping Arrow Sharp: Sameer Sait
Release Date: Dec 16, 2015
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In his current role as Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Arrow Electronics, a Fortune 150 company with 2014 sales of $22.8 billion, Sameer Sait (MISM '04) is responsible for protecting the company’s digital assets. To accomplish this, he leads teams devoted to everything from IT governance, risk, and compliance to security operations and incident response). Prior to joining Arrow, Sait performed a similar role as Vice President and Head of Information Security at MassMutua...
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Vamanan Gopalakrishnan to Serve as Social Entrepreneur in Residence
Release Date: Dec 02, 2015
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Heinz College student Vamanan Gopalakrishnan (MSPPM ‘17) was recently named Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Carnegie Mellon’s Institute for Social Innovation (ISI), a position he will hold for the remainder of the academic year. “There are so many issues happening on a global level that I know we could solve if people would come together to find a solution,” said Gopalakrishnan. “But everyone’s so caught up in their own work, that it takes social innovation as a field of study to unite the...
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MSISPM Students Compete in National Cyber Analyst Challenge
Release Date: Nov 19, 2015
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Earlier this month, four students from the Master of Science in Information Security Policy and Management Program (MSISPM) program at H. John Heinz III College competed in final round of the first annual National Cyber Analyst Challenge in Washington, D.C. The Carnegie Mellon University team featured Richard Bavis, Sarah Chandel, Krishanand Maharaj, and Anthony Singleton, all second-year MSISPM students....
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Heinz Students Help Land Community Redevelopment Grant
Release Date: Nov 16, 2015
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Thanks to the efforts of three Carnegie Mellon University students, a dilapidated building in a recovering former steel town will see new life as a community gathering space and urban garden....
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Heinz MPM Alum Lives Lifelong Dream at Johns Hopkins
Release Date: Aug 19, 2015
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As a young boy, H. John Heinz III College alumnus Saad Chaudhry (MPM ‘11) always assumed he would become a physician. The son, grandson, and nephew of several physicians, Saad spent his childhood around clinics and hospitals, traveling to different cities with his parents to attend medical conferences. Two decades and three academic degrees later, Saad is living his dream. As Director of Healthcare Data Integration for Johns Hopkins Medicine, he oversees systems integration for all the hospital...
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Energetic Leader Joseph Hezir Oversees Finances for Department of Energy
Release Date: Jul 23, 2015
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As chief financial officer for the U.S. Department of Energy, Joseph Hezir (E 1972, HNZ 1974) oversees a complex $29 billion budget. He credits his Carnegie Mellon University degrees in chemical engineering and public policy as helping him become the leader he is today. "In the course of my career, I've had the opportunity to work with many people coming out of other institutions. The quality of the education I received at Carnegie Mellon was unmatched from anyone else I've ever worked with," ...
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MSIT Students Gather at CMU for Leadership Training Events
Release Date: Jul 10, 2015
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At Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, leadership training and experiential learning opportunities are core practical components of all academic programs. Heinz students learn behavioral and problem-solving skills that enable them to succeed as leaders who make positive changes and influence individuals around them to achieve goals. But for Master of Science and Information Technology (MSIT) students, who enjoy the flexibility of earning a CMU degree on a part-time basis th...
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Heinz College Students Share their Crop Management Startup at The Big Pitch
Release Date: Jul 06, 2015
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A group of enterprising students in H. John Heinz III College’s Master of Information Systems Management - Global Track (Global MISM) program, which gives students an opportunity to study at Carnegie Mellon University’s campus in Adelaide, South Australia in their first year before completing their second year of study at the Pittsburgh campus, developed and pitched a UAV-based system they hope will aid in the cultivation of one of the world’s most popular beverages: wine. Through their researc...
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Ostrato and Carnegie Mellon University Team to Advance Cloud Management Technology
Release Date: Jun 09, 2015
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Ostrato today announced that it collaborated with a team of students in the Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) program at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College this spring to enhance cloudSM’s billing and reporting capabilities.For its capstone project, the Carnegie Mellon team analyzed the bill extraction process for AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Compute Engine; performed a competitive analysis; and identified and customized billing reports for different classes of cloudSM ...
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Heinz Students Develop Solutions to Help Combat Hunger
Release Date: Jun 04, 2015
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As part of a student capstone project, Master of Information System Management (MISM) students from Carnegie Mellon University's H. John Heinz III College faced the challenge of raising child participation in the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s summer food program from 14 percent to the food bank’s target participation rate of 40 percent....
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Alumna Paints Broad Impact on Cultural Scene
Release Date: May 05, 2015
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Mayor Bill Peduto recently appointed Kathryn Heidemann, alumna and director of Heinz College’s Master of Arts Management (MAM) program, to the City of Pittsburgh’s Art Commission. As a Carnegie Mellon University student, Kathryn merged her love of the arts with her desire to learn data-driven management skills. This experience prepared Kathryn to make a major impact on the cultural scene in Pittsburgh, where she worked in various capacities for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust for eight years befo...
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MAM Alumni Panel Focuses on Community Development and the Arts
Release Date: Apr 14, 2015
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The Master of Arts Management Program helped students explore that reality last month when they put together a special panel as part of their monthly speaker series featuring 4 MAM alumni who consistently strive to strengthen their communities in Pittsburgh, PA through the arts....
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MEIM Student Designs Promotional Images for Maroon 5
Release Date: Mar 24, 2015
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Second year MEIM Julia Wu has been interning at Career Artist Management (CAM) since the fall semester. The music management company, located in Beverly Hills, has an impressive roster of about 20 artists including Maroon 5, Adam Levine, Hinder, Robin Thicke, Macy Gray, and Better Than Ezra, among others....
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Paterson Produces First Film
Release Date: Mar 24, 2015
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Jonny Paterson (MEIM 12) is in the middle of post production on his first film, Halfway. Executive Produced with former NFL star Nnamdi Asomugha ("Beasts of No Nation"), Frequent MEIM Guest Speaker, Tommy Oliver, and MEIM Faculty member Jonathan Baker, the film shot for 30 days in WI this past fall. MEIMLAND caught up with Jonny about the film....
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CMU Student Wins Big at National Health Policy Debate Competition
Release Date: Mar 17, 2015
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Carnegie Mellon University’s Christophe Combemale, a student in Heinz College’s accelerated master’s program, was part of the winning team at the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration’s (NASPAA) inaugural student simulation competition....
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MEIM Students Hit the Sundance Film Festival
Release Date: Feb 24, 2015
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Festivals like Sundance are big business and students from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College’s Master of Entertainment Industry Management Program were on hand to see how it all comes together....
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