Mike Boutin, EdD, ACC, is Assistant Dean for Faculty and Student Success in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. In his role as Asst Dean, he coordinates and provides student support dealing with issues of stress, time management, study skills, group and teamwork, and development of soft skills.  He collaborates with faculty around a host of student issues. 

Mike is an ICF-certified ACC-level executive coach.  He teaches coaching in the School of Healthcare Leadership and serves as a coach for nurse leaders through the Center for Professional Development. He also teaches Counseling Skills in the CSD Department.  Mike is also a certified Mental Health First Aid instructor, training faculty and students in the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges and how to respond. 

Mike holds an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Health Professions Education where he supports doctoral students in their research.

Mike serves as the advisor to KinsIHP, the student LGBTQIA+ group, and to the IHP Musicians student group. He currently serves on the JEDI and Wellness Councils and is part of the leadership team for the IHP Community Pantry, which was established to address food insecurity within our community. 

Prior to coming to the Institute, Mike worked for more than 20 years as a clergyperson, and after that, worked as an adjunct professor teaching comparative religions and end-of-life issues. 

Mike received his Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University, his Master of Arts degree in Liturgical Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and his MDiv from St. John Seminary. He received his Bachelor of Arts in French and music from Tufts University.

  • BA, French and Music, Tufts, University, Medford, MA
  • MDiv, Divinity, St. John Seminary, Brighton, MA
  • MA, Liturgical Studies, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
  • DMin, ABD, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
  • EdD, Organizational Leadership, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

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