Michael Nowicki, M.H.A., Ed.D., FACHE, FHFMA, holds an Ed.D. degree in Educational Policy Studies & Evaluation from the University of Kentucky and a master of hospital administration from George Washington University. He is currently a professor of health administration at Texas State University. Board certified in both healthcare management and healthcare financial management, he is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Dr. Nowicki has held various administrative positions in healthcare organizations around the country. He is a noted speaker and author on healthcare financial management.