Faculty & Staff—Thomas H. Dennison, PhD

Thomas H. Dennison, Ph.D.

Dr. Dennison is Professor of Practice  at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University where he is also Advisor to the Program in Health Services Management and Policy (HSMP) at the Maxwell School.

Tom was affiliated with PricewaterhouseCoopers' health care consulting practice for fifteen years and earlier served as the chief executive officer of a hospital, the administrator of a nursing home and executive director of a network of ambulatory care centers. He is licensed as a nursing home administrator in New York State.  He continues an active consulting practice in the areas of home health and community based services and health care governance. 

He currently serves as Chair of the Commission for a Healthy Central New York, a consortium of eight counties sponsored by Upstate Medical University and Syracuse University that undertakes regional public health initiatives.   He is a member of the   boards of directors of the Home Care Association of New York,  The Foundation for Long Term Care, an affiliate of the New York State Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, The Onondaga County Mental Health Association, The Visiting Nurse Association of Central New York  and the Onondaga County Advisory Board of Health.   

Tom  holds a Bachelors degree in management from Syracuse University, a Masters degree in hospital administration from George Washington University and a Doctorate in health planning and administration from Pennsylvania State University.

Thomas H. Dennison, Ph.D.
Professor of Practice
Program in Health Services Management and Policy
The Maxwell School
Syracuse University
425 Eggers Hall 
Syracuse, New York  13244

Phone:  315 443-9060
FAX:     351 443-1081
thdennis@maxwell.syr.edu