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Jaime E. Stephens, AUPHA, 202-763-7561





            WASHINGTON, DC, September 28, 2022 – The Association of University Programs in Health Administration  (AUPHA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives (NALHE).  NALHE has joined AUPHA as a Corporate Partner at the Silver Level.  Other AUPHA Corporate Partners include the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the American Hospital Association (AHA), the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME),  the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE), Peregrine Global Services, Health Administration Press (HAP), Jones & Bartlett Learning, and the David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship.

            “On behalf of the AUPHA Board and leadership, I am extremely pleased and excited to welcome NALHE as an AUPHA Corporate Partner,” said Dan Gentry, PhD, MHA, President and CEO of AUPHA. “With both NALHE and NAHSE now among AUPHA’s formal Partners, added to AUPHA‘s longtime and strong Corporate Partners ACHE (and its Asian Healthcare Leaders Community and LGBTQ Healthcare Leaders Community) and AHA (and its IFDHE), we can work even more closely to ensure progress on shared priorities for increasing diversity among healthcare management students, and early, mid-, and senior level managers and executives.”

            “We are incredibly proud to now be a part of such an influential association in healthcare,” said Monica C. Vargas-Mahar, NALHE board chair. “NALHE’s mission is to promote health equity for Latino and other diverse communities across the country, while increasing Latino representation within healthcare management.  As we are dedicated to education, networking, and career advancement, NALHE’s collaboration with a global force in healthcare, such as AUPHA, will allow us to continue to move our mission forward.”


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The National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives is a national organization led by Latino/Latina executive leaders of U.S. hospitals and healthcare organizations and experts in the fields of healthcare policy and practice. NALHE was founded in 2005 to increase senior-level Latino/Latina representation in hospitals and health systems in the United States. Their goal is to create a future workforce of highly talented Latino/Latina healthcare executives who can meet the challenge of delivering and improving healthcare in our diverse communities.  For more information, please visit


AUPHA is a global network of colleges, universities, faculty, individuals, and organizations dedicated to the improvement of healthcare delivery through excellence in healthcare management and policy education. Its mission is to foster excellence and innovation in health management and policy education, and scholarship. It is the only non-profit entity of its kind that works to improve the delivery of health services – and thus the health of citizens – throughout the world by educating professional managers at the entry level. AUPHA’s membership includes the premier baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in health administration education in the United States, Canada, and around the world. For more information, please visit