Administrative Fellows

Leah Frazier

Leah Frazier, Current Fellow

Leah Frazier joined UT Southwestern Medical Center after completing her Master of Health Administration degree from Cornell University’s Sloan Program in Health Administration in May 2015. Leah served as a hospital administrative intern at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia, in the summer of 2014. During her time at Emory, Leah benchmarked Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital’s current sitter practices against industry standards and implemented a new sitter policy and protocol to reduce the hospital’s sitter hours.

Prior to graduate school, Leah worked as a clinical administrator at Koudelka Health Center in Sugarland, Texas, where she gained experience in clinical office operations, patient throughput, and health insurance. Leah graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Baylor University in 2012. She also ran cross country/track and field for the Baylor Bears, where she was a three-time recipient of the Academic All-Big 12 First Team Selection honor.

Leah Frazier

Collin Cannella, Current Fellow

Collin Cannella joined UT Southwestern Medical Center after completing his Master of Health Administration at Saint Louis University in May of 2016.  Collin interned in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.  During his time at Mayo Clinic, Collin directed outpatient room utilization analyses and the first time quality process validation of the TAVR procedure.

Prior to graduate school, Collin worked as a research assistant for three years at the University of Arkansas. His research publication investigated maximum gait speeds and self-efficacy levels among older adult and geriatric populations. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Education in Kinesiology with a minor in finance. 

Leah Frazier

Sean Gilmore, Current Fellow

Sean Gilmore completed his Master of Healthcare Administration degree from The University of Memphis in May 2016, before joining UT Southwestern Medical Center as an Administrative Fellow.  During his time in Memphis, Sean was an Administrative Graduate Assistant with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, where he earned his Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.  Sean used Lean Six Sigma methodology to reduce the average tPA door to needle time for ischemic stroke patients in the Emergency Department of Methodist University Hospital.

Before pursuing his MHA, Sean graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Brigham Young University.  He also spent two years as a missionary in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he had the opportunity to volunteer in hospitals and amongst underserved populations.  His time in Argentina inspired his decision to pursue a career serving others in healthcare.