Lee Revere, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of health services research, management and policy at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, has achieved fellow status with the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for health care leaders.
Fellow status represents achievement of the highest standard of professional development in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Only 8,866 health care executives hold this distinction. To become a fellow, candidates must fulfill multiple requirements, including meeting academic and experiential criteria, earning continuing education hours, demonstrating professional/community involvement and passing a comprehensive examination. Fellows also are committed to ongoing professional development and undergo recertification every three years.
Revere, who holds the Florida Blue Endowed Chair at UF, has a background in industrial engineering, 10-plus years of managerial experience and over 30 years as an academic researcher. Her research is focused on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of health care, lean six sigma and quality improvement, and the effects of payment structures on utilization and cost. She has been the principal investigator on numerous grants totaling more than $7 million and has published over 60 journal articles in a variety of health care, quality and business journals.
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 48,000 health care executives who lead hospitals, health care systems and other health care organizations.