Thomas H. Dennison

Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs

Tom Dennison

Contact Information

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9060
Office Hours:
By Appointment

Staff Support
Emily Minnoe
(315) 443-3114

Curriculum Vitae
Thomas Dennison's CV

Program Advisor, Health Services Management and Policy
Director, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion
Aging Studies Institute
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1987


Health care management, health care finance, home and community based care, nonprofit governance


Summer 2018

Not Teaching


Thomas Dennison is a Professor of Public Administration and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Policy Research. Tom is also the Director of Maxwell’s certificate program in Health Services Management and Policy, and Director of the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion. He has a broad, real-world perspective on health care systems, having served as chief executive officer of a hospital, administrator of a nursing home, and executive director of a network of ambulatory care centers. His teaching and research focus on the administration, financing, and delivery of health care in ways that promote and improve the health of both patients and communities. Full Biography


Selected Papers

Research Interests

Health Care Management

Health Care Finance

Home and Community Based Care

Nonprofit Governance

Research Grants and Awards

“Near Westside Healthy Neighborhood,” New York State Health Foundation. January 2015 – January 2017.

 “Community Initiative to Address Management of Patients with Pre-Diabetes,” Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield. December 2012-December 2016.