Thomas J. Stranova, ScD, MHA



Prior to joining the Tulane faculty, Dr. Stranova held leadership positions with New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System and Tulane University Hospital & Clinic. Dr. Stranova also has experience in health care policy, having spent several years as a policy analyst for Paralyzed Veterans of America, a non-profit advocacy group in Washington, DC. His research focuses on the organizational relationships, structures, and leadership of healthcare organizations, in particular academic teaching hospitals and their associated medical schools. More generally, Dr. Stranova’s interests lie in applying organizational theory and strategic management principles to strengthen both domestic and international healthcare systems, to improve the quality of healthcare provision, and to assist organizations in identifying strategies that will help reduce health disparities in the communities they serve. He served for several years as the school’s associate dean for admissions and student affairs.

ScD, Tulane University

MHA, Tulane University

BA, History/Community Health, Tufts University

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2015: Service Award – American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

2014: Tulane University SPHTM Dean E. Elaine Boston Award for Outstanding Long-Term Commitment to Student Needs Award

2012: Tulane University SPHTM Student Government Association’s Teaching Excellence Award

2011: Early Career Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award – American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

2009: Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health