Dr. Laura Dowling

Dr. Laura Dowling

VP Learning & Development

Dr. Laura is an accomplished healthcare industry executive with over 25 years of successful accomplishments across the healthcare ecosystem.  Laura fuses operational strategies with learning & development, industry best practice, talent management and behavioral change to enable operational innovation and drive performance improvement. Laura builds and leads high performing, cross-functional teams that exceed expectations. She is talented in creating a compelling shared vision, moving stakeholders in a common focused direction, leveraging IT and engaging and developing talent. Laura has designed curriculums and presented business and clinical boot camps, train the trainer programs, and established 3 education and training departments. Laura has contributed thought leadership and authored white papers, articles, quick reference guides, SOPs and desk references. She has educated and trained 500+ business and clinical subject matter experts and staff. 

Laura has over 12 years of experience in designing and teaching Master’s and Bachelor’s level courses in in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Management and Leadership at Gwynedd Mercy University.

Laura is a certified career management & educational coach. She helps under-employed and unemployed individuals shape their careers through skills & personality assessment, and career & educational strategy & planning to enable personal fulfillment and professional growth.  

She holds a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, a Master of Business Administration with a Technology Management minor, and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Communication Studies. 

She is an avid Yogi and Mindfulness practitioner.  

Laura is honored to join PAGCG team and looks forward to working with and learning from an amazing group of talented leaders and members