Gene Migliaccio, Dr.P.H
Dr. Gene Migliaccio is the Chief Advisor of Federal Government Departments at SCALE Healthcare.
Dr. Migliaccio has a demonstrated history of results working for 35 years as a health services executive within the federal government. Dr. Migliaccio serves as Associate Dean and Professor at The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health; and as CEO and Founder of Public Health Strategies, LLC where he provides healthcare organizations with consulting services on turnarounds, leadership and organizational development, wellness, occupational health, managed care, access to care, behavioral health, and strategic development.
After earning his doctorate degree, Dr. Migliaccio served in the U.S. Air Force Medical Service as a hospital/health services administrator until joining the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Corps. Upon retirement from the uniformed services, he was appointed as a member of the federal government’s Senior Executive Service. He has experience supporting health programs in 5 Federal Departments: Defense, Health and Human Services, Justice, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs.
Gene served as Executive Director for Delivery Operations, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Washington, DC where led over 3,000 staff with an annual budget of $11B. Prior to joining the VA, Dr. Migliaccio served as Director of Federal Occupational Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). As a PHS Commissioned Corps Officer, Dr. Migliaccio managed integrated health care delivery systems for various populations within the United States; and he served as Chief of Staff for the U.S. Surgeon General.
Dr. Migliaccio holds a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Hawaii School of Public Health, and a Bachelor of Arts from Marquette University. He is Board Certified in Health Care Management, and a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives (ACHE). He has health care legislative experience at both the federal and state levels serving as a legislative aide for the U.S. House of Representatives, and a legislative researcher for the Hawaii State Legislature, Senate Health Committee.
Dr. Migliaccio is a highly decorated career officer who has received numerous federal, military, and private sector awards. In 2020, he was elected as a Fellow to the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA); and, selected as Health Care Leader of the Year by the U.S. PHS Commissioned Officers Association.