Margaret (Mimi) Priselac Falbo
Dr. Falbo is a consultant in health care quality and process improvement.
Her experience with the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI), coupled with 35 years in health care (23 of them in management), uniquely prepares her to lead organizations through transformation using Toyota principles. Before joining PRHI, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of UPMC Braddock. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President, Vice President of Nursing, Director of Psychiatric Services and Psychiatric Head Nurse.
Along with her extensive knowledge of hospital operations, Dr. Falbo has particular strength in developing low-cost, high-quality, community-integrated healthcare programs. She has demonstrated the ability to engage partners and develop creative solutions to identified community needs, winning recognition for her work in community outreach, mental health and children’s programs.
Dr. Falbo serves on numerous healthcare-related boards and is an international health volunteer who gives service hours to the Hôpital Albert Schweitzer in Deschapelles, Haiti and to Global Links, an organization focused on recovering unused medical supplies for distribution to developing countries. She was honored as the 2003 recipient of the Susan B. Anthony Women of Vision Award.
Dr. Falbo earned her R.N. at the Westmoreland School of Nursing, a B.S. in Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh and an M.S. in Nursing at the University Of Pittsburgh Graduate School Of Nursing. She recently completed a Doctorate in Nursing Practice at Chatham University.
Dr. Falbo teaches a class in Health Care Quality at the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University and is a frequent guest speaker at conferences, meetings and local universities.