MHA alumni gain FACHE recognition

August 19, 2011

Justin Perkins

Justin Mark Perkins, Clinic Manager, Scott & White Healthcare, Temple, Texas recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. ACHE is an international professional society of more than 30,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations.

Justin received his Master of Health Administration (MHA) from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Pubic Health in 2005. He is the third MHA alumni to earn this important designation. Major David E. Parker, Executive Officer at the Brooke Army Medical Center and MHA class of 2005, received his FACHE in October 2008. Warren Robicheaux also MHA class of 2005 and Administrator at the East Texas Medical Center in Trinity, Texas became a fellow in June 2011.

Fellow status represents achievement of the highest standard of professional development. To obtain Fellow status, candidates must fulfill multiple requirements including passing a comprehensive examination, meeting academic and experiential criteria, earning continuing education credits and demonstrating professional/community involvement. Fellows are also committed to ongoing professional development and undergo recertification every three years.

— Rae Lynn Mitchell