Sheila Gorman

Sheila A. Gorman served as Deputy Chair of Health Policy and Management and Director of Executive Education from 1988 until her retirement in 2002. Her work focused on ambulatory care services, managed care, health plan performance, professional career development, and management education. Dr. Gorman founded Mailman’s Executive MPH Program and directed the program from its onset in 1990 until she retired. She also designed, directed, and taught in the Ambulatory Care Management Institute for community health center managers, the Management Institute for Clinical Chiefs, and the Management Institute for Residents at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. For her contributions to the field of healthcare management, she received the Regent’s Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives in 2001.

  • PhD, 1981, Columbia University
  • MPH, 1971, Columbia University
Honors and Awards
  • Marisa de Castro Benton Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, 1982
  • Special Appreciation Award, Public Health Association of New York City, 1994
  • Regent's Award for Outstanding Faculty, American College of Healthcare Executives, 2001
  • Funding of Sheila Gorman Scholarship, Mailman School of Public Health, 2002
  • Academic Achievement Award, Nursing Alumni Council, Niagara University, 2009


Last updated October 26, 2022