Michael W. Merrigan
Management and Information Technology
Michael Merrigan (JD) has served as the Vice President and General Counsel for St. John's Health System and Mercy Health for more than 20 years.
Prior to moving to Springfield, he was the General Counsel for St. Luke's Regional Health Center in Sioux City, Iowa. He's an expert on a variety of issues related to healthcare, including the Affordable Care Act.
- JD, 1984, University of Iowa College of Law
- MBA, 1989, University of South Dakota
- BA, 1981, Loras College
- Health Law and Ethics
- Organizational Behavior in Healthcare Organizations
- Human Resources in Healthcare Organizations
- Leadership Development
Research and professional interests
- Patient safety
- Governance and leadership
- Business ethics
- Medical ethics
Area of expertiseBusiness Health and wellness
Aging: The Rising Cost, and Need, of Health Care
Healthcare expert Michael Merrigan addresses the health struggles of aging boomers.
We Can Make America Healthy Again
Healthcare expert Michael Merrigan stresses the importance of prevention.
An Old-fashioned Recipe for Leadership
Healthcare expert Michael Merrigan discusses leadership.
Creating the Greatest Place on Earth to Work
Healthcare expert Michael Merrigan highlights what makes a company a great place to work at.