Faculty Profile: Dr. John Simpson
Dr. Simpson has an extensive corporate background in several fields. In healthcare, has worked in both the clinical and executive capacity for 15 years. At Newport Hospital he was Manager of the Nuclear Medicine Department and Radiation Safety Officer as well as Adjunct Professor for Nuclear Medicine Technology students from Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown Massachusetts. He was responsible for the development of Newport hospitals Cardiac SPECT Program in Nuclear Medicine. While at New England Medical Center in Boston he functioned in the capacity of Executive Director of Finance and Administration for Cardiology, Hematology/Oncology, the Emergency Department, Gastroenterology, and Nuclear Medicine. In this capacity he was responsible for over four hundred and fifty personnel, and over a quarter of a billion dollars in operating, professional, and research budgets, as well as functioning as Adjunct Professor for Nuclear Medicine Technology students from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Bunker Hill Community College. During his tenure at New England medical Center who is responsible for the startup of their Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, procuring the funds for and helping in the development of a new Electrophysiology Lab, as well as a Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Lab.
Dr. Simpson has also worked as an engineer for Stone and Webster Engineering in their Radiation Protection Department of the Nuclear Energy Section. His responsibilities at Stone and Webster included radiation shielding and design calculations, equipment qualification, health physics, as well as consultation on site at Shoreham Nuclear Power Station in Wading River, New York. As an entrepreneur, Dr. Simpson has been responsible for the startup of several companies including: a Site Management Organization (Cardiovascular Clinical Studies where he functioned as General Manager and Principal) for a number of the cardiologists at New England Medical Center, a nuclear engineering company (he was CEO and obtained contracts in New York, Colorado, Illinois, and Michigan nuclear power companies), an IT company, and a retail firm. In addition to a Ph.D. in Business Administration, Dr. Simpson has a degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology, a Master of Divinity, and a Bachelor of Science Degree, and holds several certificates and licenses in IT from Microsoft and Cisco and is certified in graphic design and web development from Bridgewater State University. Given his background, he is looking forward to utilizing both his passion for teaching and corporate experience to develop a love for science and engineering in students.
Dr. Simpson is also an ordained presbyter in the Reformed Episcopal Church, a branch of the Anglican Church in North America. In this role he has been a pastor and a teacher.
- Ph.D. Business Administration, Kennedy Western University
- Master of Divinity, Reformed Episcopal Seminary
- B.S., Science, Roger Williams University
- A.S. Nuclear Medicine Tech., BHCC