Berkeley College Dean, School of Health Studies Eva Skuka, M.D., Ph.D.

Eva Skuka, M.D., Ph.D.

Dean, School of Health Studies

Eva Skuka, M.D., Ph.D., was appointed Dean, Berkeley College School of Health Studies, in September 2016. In this role, Dr. Skuka maintains academic standards for a range of instructional degrees and certifications, including the Health Sciences; Medical Assistant; Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding; Patient Care Technician; Practical Nurse; Surgical Processing Technician; and Surgical Technology programs.

Dr. Skuka has taught Medical Assistant courses at Berkeley College since 2011. She has more than 10 years of teaching experience in higher education, as well as a strong background in information technology and distance learning. Dr. Skuka currently serves as an evaluator at the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools in Washington, D.C. She was also an instructor at Bergen Community College, Hudson County Community College and Kaplan University.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Skuka has held administrational positions such as Dean of Allied Health at the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences in New York, where she developed and founded the Allied Health Programs. She served as Chair of Medical Programs at Dover Business College, where she established the Medical Assistant and Medical Billing and Coding Administration programs. Her professional clinical experience includes as an assistant physician at Pediatric Professional Associates in Wayne, NJ, and as a physician at the Albanian Military Hospital in Tirana, Albania.

Dr. Skuka is a member of the American Medical Association, Medical Group Management Association, American College of Medical Practice Executives, American Heart Association, National Institute of Healthcare Improvement, American Academy of Professional Coders, and American Medical Technologists.

Dr. Skuka holds an M.D. from the University of Tirana School of Medicine in Tirana, Albania. She also holds a Ph.D. from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN, as well as several medical licensures and certifications.

Interview Topics

Assessment in Higher Education, Careers in Healthcare, Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM), Emotional Intelligence and the Healthcare Provider, Mindful Training and the Healthcare Provider, Role of Health Educators in Chronic Disease Management
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