Theodore A. Jospe, MBA

Clinical Associate Professor
President of Southside Hospital (Retired)


Theodore A. Jospe was the President and CEO of Southside Hospital for over 30 years and retired from the hospital in 2003. He has been a faculty member at Stony Brook University since 1974. He earned a bachelor’s degree from University College of Arts and Sciences at New York University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Graduate School of Business and Public Administration at The George Washington University. Mr. Jospe was a decorated Captain in the United States Army Medical Service Corps, serving tours at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and in Vietnam.

Ted continues to serve as an active member of numerous professional and policy-making organizations at the local, state, and national level. He has served as a chairman of the bi-County Ryan White HIV-AIDS Commission, chair of the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council, chair of the Hospital Association of New York State, was a member of the Executive Committee of the League of Voluntary Hospitals, and was a member of the Suffolk County Board of Health.

Mr. Jospe has served as a preceptor for graduate students in health care administration from the New School, The George Washington University, Stony Brook University, and Yale University.

He is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Health Care Policy and Management in the School of Health Technology and Management. Mr. Jospe received the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in recognition for his outstanding performance as a part-time faculty member. He is married to Leslie Berlin Jospe and has three daughters: Erin, a physician; Hillary, an echocardiographer; and Brooke, an attorney.