Dr. Jennifer C. Bonilla assumed the Interim Registrar role in June 2018, after serving as Graduate Programs Director for the Department of Health Care Administration & Policy within the School of Community Health Sciences (SCHS). In her prior role, Jennifer was instrumental in leading CAHME accreditation efforts for the Master of Health Care Administration Program (MHA) and launching the online Executive Master of Health Care Administration Program (EMHA).
Prior to UNLV, Dr. Bonilla held several executive leadership roles in global service organizations managing business process outsourcing and logistics services for Fortune 500 companies, hospitals, airports, universities and school districts, including positions as CEO of ISS Facility Services, Division President of Sodexo, and President – North America of Pitney Bowes Management Services. Her academic background includes assessment, admissions, student and faculty recruitment, graduate course curriculum design, and graduate teaching, and she leverages her diverse industry and academic background to deliver student-centric services.
Her doctoral coursework at Iowa State University of Science & Technology focused on employee burnout and turnover, the multi-generational workforce and employee engagement in a healthcare system. She also holds masters degrees in both health innovation and business administration, and completed her bachelor’s degree at UNLV’s Harrah Hospitality College. As a board-certified Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Dr. Bonilla is committed to improving health care quality, cost and access.