HSM Alum Honored with ACHE Regent's Award
HSM Program alum Mark Hamilton (MSPH 1980) has been recognized with the Regent's Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an international professional society of more than 40,000 executives who lead hospitals, health care systems and other health care organizations.
Hamilton, vice president of ambulatory services for University of Wisconsin Health, received the ACHE Senior Level Healthcare Executive Regent's Award. The honor recognizes ACHE members who have made significant contributions to the advancement of health care senior leadership excellence.
Hamilton, who joined UW Health in 1992, has coordinated program planning for UW Health at The American Center. He also played integral roles in the development of UW Health's east, west and Research Park clinics and Wisconsin Dialysis, Inc. During his tenure at UW Health, the number of ambulatory-care visits has expanded nearly threefold to approximately 750,000 visits annually. In addition, Hamilton has held several leadership roles in ACHE both nationally and in the Wisconsin ACHE chapter.