Caren Colleen Rossow

Dr. Rossow is an assistant professor of health care administration teaching in the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences, Judd Leighton School of Business, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Indiana University of South Bend. Prior to her academic appointment, she worked over thirty years in a number of division, director, and management positions in community hospitals and regional healthcare systems. She has a comprehensive background in various healthcare service lines and is experienced in planning, operations, logistics, finance, and human resource management.

Dr. Rossow is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. She has presented internationally, authored peer-reviewed articles, book chapter, and recently published her first book. In addition, Dr. Rossow has participated in 12 study abroad and service learning trips to five countries, most recently co-leading trips to both Sweden and Belize.

Her teaching interests include:

  • management principles
  • health policy and advocacy
  • ethics
  • healthcare human resource management

Her research interests include:

  • international health
  • pandemics
  • health systems in crisis
  • organizational and biomedical ethics