About Janet Houser, Ph.D. Dr. Janet Houser is Provost at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Since joining Regis in 2000, Dr. Houser has been faculty in Health Services Administration, Associate Dean for Research, Dean of the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, and Vice Provost for Resource Planning. Regis University is the only Jesuit, Catholic University in the Rocky Mountain West, serving more than 10,000 students in classrooms and online. Dr. Houser is currently serving as Chairman of the Board for the Colorado Health Foundation, a $2.6 billion foundation and the largest in Colorado. She also serves as a member of the Global Advisory Board and is Chairman of the Academic Commission for Jesuit Worldwide Learning, an initiative that provides college education within 15 refugee camps around the world. She will be presiding over commencement this summer in Kenya and Malawi. Dr. Houser has published six books and has more than 30 publications in journals. She has been a presenter at regional, national and international research conferences. She has recently been asked to speak at the Harvard Faculty Club this fall on the subject of mentoring women in executive positions. Dr. Houser has a BSN from Pittsburg State University, an MSN from the University of Kansas, and MHA from the University of Central Michigan, and a PhD in Applied Statistics from the University of Northern Colorado. She has taught healthcare students from undergraduate through doctoral level, primarily in the subjects of biostatistics and quantitative methods.