Current Administrative Fellows
Logan Bryer, MHA – Henry Ford Health System Office of the COO Fellow
Logan grew up in Toledo, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Clinical Leadership and Management from the University of Kentucky. During his undergraduate studies, Logan gained valuable experience working for the American Cancer Society and UK Healthcare while competing for the Track and Field team. After graduation, he pursued his Master of Healthcare Administration at the University of Kentucky. He completed his administrative internship at Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky. During this experience, Logan worked in clinical effectiveness within the medical group to reduce visit cycle time and producing innovative strategies to advance the use of MyChart to improve patient access. Outside of work, Logan enjoys traveling, exercising, watching sporting events, and spending time with friends and family.
Sharon Thomas, MHSA - Henry Ford Health System Office of the CEO FellowSharon Thomas grew up in Chennai, India and Farmington Hills, Michigan. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience with a minor in Gender & Health (Women’s Studies) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Following graduation, she then pursued a Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) at the University of Michigan. During her time at the University of Michigan, she worked at Michigan Medicine as a Clinical Research Analyst with the Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) team on numerous clinical research studies and quality improvement initiatives. Sharon completed her administrative internship at Sutter Health with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) in Fremont, California. During this experience, Sharon worked on an expansive supply chain project aimed at reducing waste, costs, and increasing efficiency throughout 4 service lines in the system as well as authored a comprehensive report on process improvement, standard work, waste reduction, and revenue stream opportunities within the Cardiology service line. Outside of work, Sharon enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, dancing, and exploring new cuisines and restaurants.
Krupali Patel, MS, MHA – Henry Ford Health System Office of the CQO Fellow
Krupali Patel grew up in Gujarat, India. She received a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Gujarat Technological University and a Master of Science in Pharmaceutics from National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. After graduation, Krupali worked as a Research Scientist at Fresenius Kabi Oncology Ltd where she focused on R&D of Oncology formulations and was soon promoted to be Senior Research Scientist. During her tenure as a scientist, Krupali developed interest in operations and process improvement. Krupali soon realized that she wanted to pursue something more meaningful and moved to United States with a motivation to get involved in direct patient care. She volunteered at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont, MN and interned under the hospital administrator at the same hospital. This experience inspired her to pursue Master of Health Administration at the University of Minnesota. During her MHA, she interned at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, NC where she worked on multiple projects including development of an executive dashboard for various interdepartmental KPIs within patient flow. She completed her capstone project at UCare and worked with American Red Cross and M Health Fairview during her MHA. Outside of work, Krupali enjoys spending time with her husband and friends, traveling, hiking, kayaking, and exploring local cafes and restaurants.
Osei Kwadwo Boateng, MHA – Henry Ford Orthopedics Service Line Fellow
Osei Boateng grew up in Kumasi, Ghana. He received a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, Health, and Society with minors in Business and Gerontology from Cornell University, Ithaca. During his undergraduate studies, Osei founded an NGO in Ghana that seeks to educate low-income communities on the risk factors of hypertension and diabetes and how these diseases can be avoided through lifestyle modifications. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Osei proceeded to pursue a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration at Cornell University. During his time at Cornell University, Osei played on various bands as a bassist, worked as a teaching assistant for two courses, served as a president for the Cornell Healthcare Student Association (HSA) and worked as a graduate coordinator for first-generation programs. Osei spent some time as an administrative intern at New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital where he worked on process improvement projects aimed at enhancing workflow efficiency and patient safety. Osei is passionate about improving health quality and access in low-income communities in developing countries. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the bass guitar, reading, travelling, and spending time with family and friends.