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Dennis Stillman

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Teaching gives me the opportunity to share my knowledge and experience with today's and tomorrow's health care leaders. It's also just a lot of fun.
Senior Lecturer, Health Services


MHA   University of Washington, 1979   (Health Svc/bus Admin)
BA   University of Puget Sound, 1971   (Business Admin)

Contact Info


office:   H-670A, Health Sciences Building

University of Washington
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195-7660

campus box:   357660
voice:   206-221-7234
fax:   206-543-3964


Dennis Stillman is Senior Lecturer and Program Director of the MHA programs at the Department of Health Services, University of Washington (UW). He earned a BA in Business from the University of Puget Sound, and an MHA from UW in 1979. In 2012 he was awarded Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Puget Sound School of Business and Leadership.

Stillman began his health care career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Brazil. He has 16 years of teaching experience in accounting and financial management at UW. Prior to becoming a faculty member, and establishing a consulting practice, Stillman worked in health care organizations for 20 years, including 11 years as the CFO for the UW Medical Center. He is active in the Washington/Alaska Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and achieved Fellowship status in 1991.

Health care financing; project management

Pointer D, Stillman D. The essentials of good governance. Financial literacy, organizational skills and access to the right data are critical. Mod Healthc. 2004 Nov 15;34(46):24.  PMID: 15609732