Dennis Erwin, Ph.D, is senior executive with an extensive management and consulting background leading key strategic, operational and financial initiatives on behalf of hospital, nursing home, health agency, medical technology and other commercial organizations. With a doctorate in health systems management, Erwin helps hospitals and other healthcare organizations improve operations, capitalize on growth and expansion opportunities, implement change and assess and develop management teams. He is currently a principal and cofounder of E2 Consulting and previously served as CEO and president of CCI; and CFO and senior vice president of publicly traded Aksys. Some of his clients include The University of Chicago Hospitals and Lutheran General Hospital. He has taught The Ethical Challenges of Leadership and Research and Assessment in Leadership and has been the advisor for master’s projects in the M.L.D. program.