Contact Us

HealthCareMBA@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-8817

(651) 962-4508

Parking:

The 11th Street & Harmon public parking ramp is connected to the campus via skyway. On-street meter parking is also available.

In Person:
46 11th Street South
Schulze Hall, Suite 400

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

 

Mailing Address:
University of St. Thomas
Opus College of Business
Health Care UST MBA Program
Box 5
1000 LaSalle Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2005

 

 

Admissions Team

Tiffany Cork

Director of Recruiting and Admissions

(651) 962-8801
tiffany.cork@stthomas.edu

Tiffany Cork is director of recruiting and admissions for the graduate business programs at the college. Before joining St. Thomas in 2012, she worked for Ernst and Young in the Midwest region as a campus recruiter. Prior to that experience she worked in graduate student recruitment and admissions at a number of schools, as well as volunteer recruitment for nonprofits including the Girl Scouts and 4-H. Cork earned a B.A. in international studies and a master's of education from the University of Minnesota – Duluth.

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Tiffany Cork

Director of Recruiting and Admissions

(651) 962-8801
tiffany.cork@stthomas.edu

Tiffany Cork is director of recruiting and admissions for the graduate business programs at the college. Before joining St. Thomas in 2012, she worked for Ernst and Young in the Midwest region as a campus recruiter. Prior to that experience she worked in graduate student recruitment and admissions at a number of schools, as well as volunteer recruitment for nonprofits including the Girl Scouts and 4-H. Cork earned a B.A. in international studies and a master's of education from the University of Minnesota – Duluth.

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Jenna Egan

Assistant Director of Recruiting, Admissions and Outreach

(651) 962-8817
jenna.egan@stthomas.edu

Jenna Egan is the assistant director of recruiting, admissions and outreach for the graduate business programs. She enjoys building relationships with prospective students and connecting companies and associations with the Executive MBA and Healthcare MBA programs. Before joining St. Thomas in 2015, she worked for the University of Minnesota’s Technological Leadership Institute for 7 years recruiting graduate students, and was a Senior Admissions Recruiter at Brown College. She holds a B.A. in journalism from the University of Minnesota and a M.A. in educational leadership from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. 

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Jenna Egan

Assistant Director of Recruiting, Admissions and Outreach

(651) 962-8817
jenna.egan@stthomas.edu

Jenna Egan is the assistant director of recruiting, admissions and outreach for the graduate business programs. She enjoys building relationships with prospective students and connecting companies and associations with the Executive MBA and Healthcare MBA programs. Before joining St. Thomas in 2015, she worked for the University of Minnesota’s Technological Leadership Institute for 7 years recruiting graduate students, and was a Senior Admissions Recruiter at Brown College. She holds a B.A. in journalism from the University of Minnesota and a M.A. in educational leadership from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. 

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Josephine Visser

Candidate Outreach Advisor

(651) 962-8825
jtvisser@stthomas.edu

Josephine Visser serves as the first point of contact for candidates interested in graduate programs at the Opus College of Business. She enjoys helping prospective students identify how our programs will help advance their personal and career goals. She holds a bachelor of arts in business and public relations from Coe College and served as volunteer coordinator at Habitat for Humanity before joining the University of St. Thomas. 

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Josephine Visser

Candidate Outreach Advisor

(651) 962-8825
jtvisser@stthomas.edu

Josephine Visser serves as the first point of contact for candidates interested in graduate programs at the Opus College of Business. She enjoys helping prospective students identify how our programs will help advance their personal and career goals. She holds a bachelor of arts in business and public relations from Coe College and served as volunteer coordinator at Habitat for Humanity before joining the University of St. Thomas. 

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Sandy Bauer

Program Coordinator

(651) 962-8800
sandy.bauer@stthomas.edu

Sandy Bauer manages event planning and event communication for recruiting and admissions activities in the graduate business programs. Before joining the team, she worked at the National Institute of Health Policy and various centers within the Opus College of Business. Bauer has also worked in marketing for a pharmaceutical company and at UnitedHealth Group. She has a bachelor of arts in English and in mass media from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and a master’s degree in library and information science from St. Catherine University.

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Sandy Bauer

Program Coordinator

(651) 962-8800
sandy.bauer@stthomas.edu

Sandy Bauer manages event planning and event communication for recruiting and admissions activities in the graduate business programs. Before joining the team, she worked at the National Institute of Health Policy and various centers within the Opus College of Business. Bauer has also worked in marketing for a pharmaceutical company and at UnitedHealth Group. She has a bachelor of arts in English and in mass media from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and a master’s degree in library and information science from St. Catherine University.

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Program Management and Advising

Kate DiAna

Program Director, Health Care MBA

(651) 962-4135
kddiana@stthomas.edu

Kate DiAna is the program director for the Health Care MBA program. Before joining St. Thomas, she had extensive experience in admissions, student services and academic affairs at several universities either specializing in health care or MBA programs. She has a B.S. from Purdue University and a master's degree in education from the University of Minnesota.

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Kate DiAna

Program Director, Health Care MBA

(651) 962-4135
kddiana@stthomas.edu

Kate DiAna is the program director for the Health Care MBA program. Before joining St. Thomas, she had extensive experience in admissions, student services and academic affairs at several universities either specializing in health care or MBA programs. She has a B.S. from Purdue University and a master's degree in education from the University of Minnesota.

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Alice Nulsen

Program Services Manager

(651) 962-4128
amnulsen@stthomas.edu

Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, Alice has been with the Health Care MBA program since 2001.

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Alice Nulsen

Program Services Manager

(651) 962-4128
amnulsen@stthomas.edu

Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, Alice has been with the Health Care MBA program since 2001.

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Academics

Portrait of John McVea

John McVea

Program Director

(651) 962-4202
jfmcvea@stthomas.edu

John McVea researches and teaches in the areas of entrepreneurial strategy and social entrepreneurship. His work had been published in journals such as The Journal of Business Venturing and The Journal of Business Ethics.

He has written more than a dozen business case studies focusing on issues such as market entry strategy, innovation field studies, cash flow forecasting, the challenges of growth and the use of social media. His teaching philosophy brings together three approaches: student centered learning through case discussion, writing across the curriculum and place-based education. These approaches result in highly interactive discussion based classroom experiences.

Originally from the North of Ireland, he has undergraduate degrees in both engineering and economics from the University of Birmingham, England, an M.B.A. from the Darden School and a Ph.D. from The University of Virginia.

Before returning to academia, McVea spent a dozen years working in industry for Dupont, initially in product/market development in the U.S. and ultimately as manager of textile filament manufacturing operation in the U.K. After earning his M.B.A., he worked for Bain & Co. in Boston as a strategy consultant advising in fields ranging from paper manufacture to oil drilling to private equity acquisition assessment.

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Portrait of John McVea

John McVea

Program Director

(651) 962-4202
jfmcvea@stthomas.edu

John McVea researches and teaches in the areas of entrepreneurial strategy and social entrepreneurship. His work had been published in journals such as The Journal of Business Venturing and The Journal of Business Ethics.

He has written more than a dozen business case studies focusing on issues such as market entry strategy, innovation field studies, cash flow forecasting, the challenges of growth and the use of social media. His teaching philosophy brings together three approaches: student centered learning through case discussion, writing across the curriculum and place-based education. These approaches result in highly interactive discussion based classroom experiences.

Originally from the North of Ireland, he has undergraduate degrees in both engineering and economics from the University of Birmingham, England, an M.B.A. from the Darden School and a Ph.D. from The University of Virginia.

Before returning to academia, McVea spent a dozen years working in industry for Dupont, initially in product/market development in the U.S. and ultimately as manager of textile filament manufacturing operation in the U.K. After earning his M.B.A., he worked for Bain & Co. in Boston as a strategy consultant advising in fields ranging from paper manufacture to oil drilling to private equity acquisition assessment.

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