Mark Milliron

Instructor of Health Policy and Administration

Contact Information

604 Donald H. Ford Building Mark Milliron
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

(814) 863-5830

mem9@psu.edu

Personal Webpage

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

State, Regional, and Local Medical Surge Planning, public health preparedness, nonprofit organization management, and emergency medical service systems

Teaching Interests

Consumer Choices in Health Care, Health Services Policy Issues, Health Systems Management, First Year Seminar

Publications

Wilson, S.A., Temple, B.J., Milliron, M.E., Vazquez, C., Packard, M.D., & Rudy, B.S. (2008). The lack of disaster preparedness by the public and its effect on communities. The Internet Journal of Rescue and Disaster Medicine, 7(2).

Fisher, J., Ray, A. Savett, S.C., Milliron, M.E., and Koenig, G.J. (2006, Mar-Apr). Collegiate based emergency medical services: A survey of EMS systems on college campuses. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 21(2 Suppl 2):91-6.

Milliron, M. & Wilson, B. eds. (1998). 1998-1999 Directory of Campus EMS Organizations. National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation.

Milliron, M. (1998, Winter). Campus based emergency medical services. Journal of Pre-Med Studies, 8:9-11.

Dansky, K.H., Milliron, M., Gamm, L. (1996, Fall) Understanding hospital referrals to home health agencies. Hospital and Health Services Administration, 41:331-342.

Milliron, M. (1996). The impact of insured status for firearm injuries: Predicting the intensity of services for inpatient care in Pennsylvania hospitals. M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University.

Presentations

Milliron, M. (2010, September 19). Geography of the Southern U.S. / Gulf Coast. Invited presenter at the annual training for the LTS Strike Team, Lycoming Tioga Sullivan EMS Council, Wellsboro PA.

Milliron, M. & Mickalonis, S. (2010, February 28). ICS for Higher Education. Invited presenter at the National Collegiate EMS Foundation conference, Baltimore MD.

Milliron, M. (2009, February 28). Expanding your level of service. Roundtable facilitator at the National Collegiate EMS Foundation conference, Arlington VA.

Milliron, M. & Mener, A. (2009, February 28). Expanding administrator/advisor/medical director roundtable. Roundtable facilitator at the National Collegiate EMS Foundation conference, Arlington VA.

Milliron, M. (2008, March 2). Recognizing and planning for a biological incident. Invited presenter at the National Collegiate EMS Foundation conference, King of Prussia PA.

Milliron, M. (2007, February 25). Developing your EMS organization. Invited presenter at the National Collegiate EMS Foundation conference, Baltimore MD.

Milliron, M., McMichael, T. (2004, February 29). Promoting your organization. Moderator at the National Collegiate EMS Foundation conference, Baltimore MD.

Milliron, M. (2003, February 23). Developing a plan for large scale events. Invited presentation at the National Collegiate EMS Foundation conference, Arlington VA.

Milliron, M., Grana, J.R., Calkins, C.A. (1996, November 20). The financial impact of inpatient care for firearm injuries on Pennsylvania hospitals. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association "Empowering the Disadvantaged: Social Justice in Public Health" annual meeting, Injury Control and Emergency Health Services section, New York NY.

Calkins, C.A., Grana, J.R., Milliron, M. (1994, November 2). The relationship between household composition and health services utilization. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association "Public Health and Diversity: Opportunities for Equity" annual meeting, Washington DC.

Hageman, P, Milliron, M. (1994, October 4). Alcohol emergencies workshop. Workshop presented at the Council for the Prevention of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Abuse “Celebrating Success" conference, University Park PA. Awarded Outstanding Contribution Award by the Council for the Prevention of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Abuse.

Health Care Administrative Experience

Director - Centre/Huntingdon Tapestry of Health, three community health clinics located in Bellefonte, Huntingdon, and Philipsburg PA. 2004-2006.
Executive Director - Infant Evaluation Program, Inc., an early intervention service provider agency located in State College PA. 2000 - 2004.
Program Manager - Centre Volunteers in Medicine, Inc., responsible for managing the start-up project of a volunteer free medical clinic providing service in Centre County PA. 2001 - 2003.
Community Relations Specialist - The Meadows Psychiatric Center, business development and marketing for a 106 bed inpatient hospital, residential treatment facility, and mental health outpatient programs located in Centre Hall PA. 1996 - 2000.

Community Boards and Organizations

Centre County Partnership for Community Health

Centre Volunteers in Medicine (Board of Directors)

National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation (Board of Directors)

Juniata Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America (Executive Board)

Centre LifeLink EMS (Officer-in-Charge)

Leadership Centre County (Class of 2002)

Education

Graduate Certificate in Public Health Preparedness: Bioterrorism and Disaster, 2010, Penn State University

M.S., 1996, Health Policy and Administration, Penn State University

M.P.A., 1991, Public Administration, Penn State University

B.S., 1983, Geography, Penn State University