McDowell becomes fellow of American College of Healthcare Executives

Lonn McDowell_MCM__Y5A3731_resizedLonn McDowell, M.H.A., vice chair of the UF department of surgery and the department’s director for administration, is now a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

McDowell joined the department in early 2014, after working in the health care division of Navigant Consulting, providing practice management services and leading performance improvement initiatives at health systems and medical practice groups in at least seven different states. He also previously worked in health administration at Munroe Regional Health System, the Florida division of the American Cancer Society and two North Central Florida specialty practice groups.

He served as an adjunct faculty member at UF’s College of Public Health and Health Professions from 2005 to 2010, teaching masters of health administration students in the department of health services research, management and policy.

McDowell also is a fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives.