Areas of Interest: Health Policy, Government Management, Federal Budgeting, Governmental Revolving Funds
Anthony (Tony) McCann serves on the faculty of the University of Maryland. His teaching interests include Public Management and Leadership, Federal Budgeting, the various forms of “indirect: government. From 2006-2009 he served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). HRSA, an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), oversees a range of health programs ranging from community health centers to vaccine compensation to the National Practitioner Data Bank. Prior to joining HRSA, McCann was the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. As Secretary, he oversaw the State’s Medicaid program, hospital system and public health and healthcare quality assurance functions. Mr. McCann also served as an Assistant Secretary for Management in both the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Veteran's Affairs, directing budgetary, financial, procurement, IT, grants and general administration, and planning functions. His congressional experience includes an appointment as the Clerk and Staff Director of the subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee that funds most of the federal government's discretionary programs in health, education and labor. He also served as the Director of Financial Affairs for the Smithsonian Institution. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and was awarded the prestigious Frank Greathouse Award for sustained outstanding achievement and notable contributions to financial management by the Association of Government Accountants. McCann received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Lake Forest College and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from Syracuse University.