New Mexico Healthcare Executives' Scholarships Support the Masters of Health Administration - School of Public Administration Director Dr, Mario Rivera was on hand at the annual NMHE Annual Conference Friday, September 26, to accept a generous scholarship gift to benefit the SPA's Masters of Health Administration degree program. Rivera was presented the gift by President and Programs Committee Chair Matt Klosterman and ACHE Chair-Elect Richard Cordova. Rivera addressed the conference, speaking to the exciting growth and developments at the SPA, specifically within the first year of the MHA program.
Rivera named Interim Director at School of Public Administration - Professor Mario Rivera has been appointed Interim Director of the School of Public Administration effective immediately. Dr. Rivera joined the School of Public Administration as Associate Professor in 1993 and was promoted to full professor in 2001, with award of Regents' Professorship in 2002. Dr. Rivera takes over for Dr. Amy Wohlert, who moved into the chief of staff position for President Robert Frank.