September 12, 2018

Sprinkle to head health-care management and organizational leadership department at QU

Photograph | Quinnipiac University
Photograph | Quinnipiac University
Therese A. Sprinkle.

Therese A. Sprinkle, Ph.D., of Milford has been appointed chair of the health-care management and organizational leadership department in the School of Business at Quinnipiac University.

Sprinkle is an assistant professor of management who joined Quinnipiac in 2014. She holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior and a master of arts in business from the University of Cincinnati, a master of science in library science from the University of Kentucky and a bachelor's degree in history from Mount St. Joseph University.

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