professors

Meet Our Distinguished Professors:

The Faces of Excellence

Our Professors

Michelle Brusio, MSN, RN, CCM

Michelle has been a Registered Nurse for over 25 years with much of her career dedicated to Case Management. Michelle has a Master’s degree in Nursing with a specialization in care coordination. Her case management experience includes acute care hospital/discharge planning, outpatient, primary care, community, and payer/insurance. Michelle is an avid learner and always looking for evidence to increase her skills, knowledge, and leadership. Michelle is currently Clinical Manager of Population Health, Care Transformation Organization and Primary Care for University of Maryland, Upper Chesapeake Health.
Michelle is a member of Case Management Society of America, Geriatric Assistance Information Network, and the Maryland Gerontological Association. She is also on the Senior Advisory Board in Harford County, Maryland. Michelle has been married for 25 years to her husband Nick, has two Children, Lexi and MJ. She also has two dogs Lucy and Gunnar. Michelle is a huge Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens fan. She is excited to teach/mentor other professionals about case management at our university.

Michelle Brusio, MSN, RN, CCM

Michelle has been a Registered Nurse for over 25 years with much of her career dedicated to Case Management. Michelle has a Master’s degree in Nursing with a specialization in care coordination. Her case management experience includes acute care hospital/discharge planning, outpatient, primary care, community, and payer/insurance. Michelle is an avid learner and always looking for evidence to increase her skills, knowledge, and leadership. Michelle is currently Clinical Manager of Population Health, Care Transformation Organization and Primary Care for University of Maryland, Upper Chesapeake Health.
Michelle is a member of Case Management Society of America, Geriatric Assistance Information Network, and the Maryland Gerontological Association. She is also on the Senior Advisory Board in Harford County, Maryland. Michelle has been married for 25 years to her husband Nick, has two Children, Lexi and MJ. She also has two dogs Lucy and Gunnar. Michelle is a huge Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens fan. She is excited to teach/mentor other professionals about case management and the

Our Professors

Dr. Ellen Fink-Samnick

She is uniquely qualified to provide our students with unparalleled insights into Ethics, Health Equity and Quality, and Social determinants of health, to mention but a few. Dr. Fink-Samnick is widely recognized as a top subject matter expert in these areas and has earned numerous awards for her contributions to the field.

Dr. Fink-Samnick’s impressive credentials include a Doctorate in behavioral health and over 40 years as a licensed clinical social worker. She is a board-certified case manager, former commissioner for CCMC, and past chair of their Ethics and Professional Conduct Committee. Dr. Fink-Samnick was recently inducted as a Fellow in Case Management (FCM). She is also certified clinical trauma professional. Her knowledge and expertise have earned her academic appointments at some of the most prestigious universities in the country, including Cummings Graduate Institute of Behavioral Health Studies, George Mason University’s College of Public Health, and the University of Buffalo School of Social Work.

Dr. Ellen Fink-Samnick

She be the instructor for our upcoming Ethics class. With her extensive experience in the healthcare industry, she is uniquely qualified to provide our students with unparalleled insights into Ethics, Health Equity and Quality, and Social determinants of health, to mention but a few. Dr. Fink-Samnick is widely recognized as a top subject matter expert in these areas and has earned numerous awards for her contributions to the field.

Dr. Fink-Samnick’s impressive credentials include a Doctorate in behavioral health and over 40 years as a licensed clinical social worker. She is a board-certified case manager, former commissioner for CCMC, and past chair of their Ethics and Professional Conduct Committee. Dr. Fink-Samnick was recently inducted as a Fellow in Case Management (FCM). She is also certified clinical trauma professional. Her knowledge and expertise have earned her academic appointments at some of the most prestigious universities in the country, including Cummings Graduate Institute of Behavioral Health Studies, George Mason University’s College of Public Health, and the University of Buffalo School of Social Work.

Our Professors

Mary Detweiler

She is a Masters prepared registered nurse and also hold a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Services. She has been working in the field of case management for 20 years and achieved certification in Case Management from CCMC in 2012 and have have experience working in hospital, insurance, workers comp, long term care and community case management. She also held an executive position on the Board of Directors of the Case Management Society of America Mid- Atlantic Chapter since 2016 and presently serve as President.

She is very excited to join the team at Case Management University and looks forward to sharing her passion for case management and the incredible work we do with the next generation of case managers, the heroes of our Healthcare system!

Our Professors

Binta Grayson, degree in HIM and health Informatics, BSN, and MPH

She is a seasoned healthcare professional with 23 years of experience in the industry. She began her journey as a critical care nurse, dedicating ten years to honing her skills and knowledge. Transitioning into case management, Binta has spent the last 14 years specializing in complex case management and utilization review.

Throughout her career, Binta has excelled in various leadership roles within case management, social work, and utilization review, showcasing her exceptional managerial abilities and in-depth understanding of these crucial areas. She currently holds the esteemed position of Head of the Case Management Department at a Magnet Level 1 Trauma Hospital, where her leadership has significantly impacted.

Binta’s passion for teaching is evident in her commitment to empowering the next generation of case managers. Her dedication to sharing knowledge and expertise inspires those entering the field. With a strong focus on mentorship and education, Binta Grayson continues to shape the future of case management, leaving a lasting and positive influence on the healthcare industry.