Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2017 Man Versus Machine: Comparing Double Data Entry and Optical Mark Recognition for Processing CAHPS Survey DataQuality Management in Health Care.  26:131-135. 2017
2017 Promoting continuous quality improvement in the Alabama child health improvement alliance through Q-sort methodology and learning collaborativesQuality Management in Health Care.  26:33-39. 2017
2017 State health department accreditation technical assistance: A focused strategic thinking approachPedagogy in Health Promotion.  3:67S-&2S. 2017
2016 Adolescent obesity in contextual settings: a scoping study of multilevel and hierarchical examinationsClinical Obesity.  6:296-304. 2016
2016 Identifying Continuous Quality Improvement Priorities in Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home VisitingJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  22:E12-E20. 2016
2014 A Regional Public Health Field Placement Program: Making an IMPACTHealth Promotion Practice.  15. 2014
2014 Planning and executing complex large-scale exercisesJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  20. 2014
2014 The effects of the April 2011 Tornado outbreak on personal preparedness in Jefferson County, AlabamaJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  20:424-431. 2014
2012 Influenza immunization in older adults with and without cancerJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  60:2099-2103. 2012
2011 Surviving organizational disastersBusiness Horizons.  54:135-142. 2011
2011 A Continuity of Operations Planning Template: Translating Public Health Policy into an Effective PlanJournal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  8. 2011
2011 Surviving organizational disasters 2011
2010 Southeastern Regional Pediatric Disaster Surge Network: A public health partnershipPublic Health Reports.  125:117-126. 2010
2009 Pandemic influenza preparedness: Bridging public health academia and practicePublic Health Reports.  124:344-349. 2009
2007 Organizing emergency preparedness within United States public health departmentsPublic Health.  121:241-250. 2007
2006 Creating a regional pediatric medical disaster preparedness network: Imperative and issuesMaternal and Child Health Journal.  10:391-396. 2006
2006 Effective response to large-scale disasters: The need for high-reliability preparedness networksInternational journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters.  24:331-349. 2006
1989 Characteristics of Strategic Planning in Selected Service Industries: Elements of the Process and Planner SatisfactionManagement International Review.  29. 1989
1988 Intrapreneurship and the reinvention of the corporationBusiness Horizons.  31:16-21. 1988
1986 A Technology/Context Approach to Information Systems Management EducationInterface: The Quarterly Journal of Computer Education.  7. 1986
1985 Centralized Project Management: An Organizational Strategy for Managing Complex and Integrated Systems DevelopmentJournal of Systems Management.  August. 1985
1985 PLANNERS' PERCEPTIONS OF THE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PROCESS[1]Journal of Management Studies.  22:581-596. 1985
1984 Can business learn from wargames?Long Range Planning.  17:123-128. 1984
1984 Strategic Models and Simulations: An Emerging Decision-Making AidJournal of Systems Management.  35. 1984
1983 War Games and Business Strategy FormulationManagerial Planning.  32. 1983
1982 Models, Simulations and Games: Information, Not Answers for 'Squishy' ProblemsJournal of Systems Management.  33. 1982
1982 On Developing a Relative File Structure for Microcomputer SystemsThe Quarterly Journal of Computer Education.  4. 1982
1982 Strategic Management Information Systems: Promises UnfilledJournal of Systems Management1982
1981 FORTRAN SYNTHETIC PROGRAM: A TOOL FOR SIMULATING A COMPUTER WORKLOAD.SIMULATION.  36:73-81. 1981
1979 A model for determining the impact of control costs on municipal financesJournal - Water Pollution Control Federation.  51:43-52. 1979
1977 Performance measurement and control: try two approaches.Health services manager.  10:1-5. 1977
1977 Trends in Environmental Law: The View from the StatesThe Bulletin of Business Research.  February. 1977
1976 National environmental policy: Coordination or confusion?Environmental Science and Technology.  10:757-760. 1976

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Health Care Organization Accounting, Finance, and Performance Analysis 2018
2013 Health Care Organization Accounting, Finance, and Performance Analysis 2013
2013 Preparedness: An Evolving External Issue for Health Care Organizations in the 21st Century 2013

Principal Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY 2016 - 2021
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2019 - 2020
  • Alabama Medicaid CAHPS Health Plan Survey  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY 2019
  • ADPH All Kids Member Survey  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2018 - 2019
  • 2018 Medicaid NCI-AD Survey  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY 2018 - 2019
  • Mississippi Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (MS PRAMS)  awarded by MISSISSIPPI STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 2018 - 2019
  • 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment  awarded by Indiana University 2019
  • Wyoming Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)  awarded by Wyoming Department of Health 2018 - 2019
  • Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2018 - 2019
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2018 - 2019
  • Alabama Medicaid CAHPS Health Plan Survey  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY 2017 - 2018
  • Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2017 - 2018
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2017 - 2018
  • ADPH ALL Kids Member Survey  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2016 - 2017
  • Alabama Medicaid CAHPS Health Plan Survey  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY 2016 - 2017
  • Planning the Pediatric Emergency Response Network  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2016 - 2017
  • Alabama Medicaid CAHPS Health Plan Survey  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY 2015 - 2016
  • Planning the Pediatric Emergency Response Network  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2015 - 2016
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Collaboration Building  awarded by American Academy of Pediatrics 2016
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)2015-2016  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2015 - 2016
  • AR Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)  awarded by ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 2014 - 2015
  • Planning the Pediatric Emergency Response Network  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2014 - 2015
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2014 - 2015
  • Improving Regional Pediatric Surge Networks  awarded by Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education 2013 - 2014
  • Planning the Pediatric Emergency Response Network  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2013 - 2014
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2013 - 2014
  • Survey of Adult Mississippians on Health Insurance Matters  awarded by CENTER FOR MISSISSIPPI HEALTH POLICY 2013
  • Jefferson County Department of Health (JCDH) Hoover Tobacco Policy Survey  awarded by JEFFERSON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 2013
  • Ethnic/Racial Variation in Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ERICH) ADMINISTRATIVE  awarded by University of Cincinnati 2012 - 2013
  • MSDH SNS Online Training Program Development  awarded by MISSISSIPPI STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 2013
  • Planning the Pediatric Emergency Response Network  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2012 - 2013
  • ARRA/CPPW Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2012 - 2013
  • Alabama Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2012 - 2013
  • Alabama Department of Public Health CRI and Non-CRI Exercises 2012  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2012
  • Alabama Department of Public Health Planning the Pediatric Emergency Response Network  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2012
  • Southeastern Regional Pediatric Disaster Surge Response Network (SRPDRN)  awarded by MISSISSIPPI STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 2011 - 2012
  • Survey for the Alabama Department of Public Health Alabama Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) 2011-2012  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2012
  • Planning the Pediatric Emergency Response Network  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2011
  • Planning the Pediatric Emergency Response Network, Phase lllb  awarded by MISSISSIPPI STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 2010 - 2011
  • Planning the Pediatric Emergency Response Network, Phase III  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2010
  • Investigator On

  • UAB Maternal and Child Health Policy and Leadership Education Program  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Region IV Public Health Training Center (R-IV-PHTC)  awarded by Emory University 2017 - 2018
  • Region IV Public Health Training Center (R-IV PHTC)  awarded by Emory University 2014 - 2017
  • All Kids Proposal for Special Projects  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2015
  • Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers (PERLC)  awarded by CDC - COORDINATING OFFICE FOR TERRORISM PREPAREDNESS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE 2010 - 2015
  • Indefinite-Delivery-Indefinite-Quantity  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS 2013 - 2015
  • Enhancing Current Capacity For Surveillance of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities  awarded by CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS 2010 - 2015
  • Anniston Community Health Survey (ACHS): Follow-up Study and Dioxin Analyses  awarded by CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS 2011 - 2015
  • National Public Health Department Accreditation for the ADPH  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2013 - 2014
  • Alabama Public Health Training Center (AL PHTC)  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS 2011 - 2014
  • National Public Health Department Accreditation for the ADPH  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2013
  • Interorganizational Relationships (IORs) and Collaboration to Improve Health Status Indicators for American Indian/Alaskan Native Maternal and Child (MCH) Populations  awarded by Johnson (Robert Wood) Foundation 2010 - 2012
  • Teaching Activities

  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO697Q - Internship Online (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO615Q - Finance Health Professional (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO697Q - Internship Online (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO615Q - Finance Health Professional (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO715 - Finance for Health Profess (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO626Q - Adv Leadership/Prac MCH Pt. II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO615Q - Finance Health Professional (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO626Q - Adv Leadership/Prac MCH Pt. II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO715 - Finance for Health Profess (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO626 - Advanc Ldrshp Prac MCH II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO626 - Advanc Ldrshp Prac MCH II (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HA621 - Healthcare Financial Mgt II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO626 - Advanc Ldrshp Prac MCH II (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO626 - Advanc Ldrshp Prac MCH II (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO715 - Finance for Health Profess (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO626 - Advanc Ldrshp Prac MCH II (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO715 - Finance for Health Profess (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO626 - Advanc Ldrshp Prac MCH II (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO625 - Adv. Leadership/Prac MCH Pt. I (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO715 - Finance for Health Profess (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • MCH690 - Adv Leadership MCH (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO600 - Intro Publ Hlth Sys/Pop-Based (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO600 - Intro Publ Hlth Sys/Pop-Based (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO715 - Finance for Health Profess (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • HA625 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO600 - Intro Pop Based Health Progs (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • HCO615 - Finance for Health Prof (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • HCO699 - MR Lev Proj Res HCOP (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management Science, University of North Texas 1976
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Administration and Management, Auburn University 1973
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Business Administration and Management, Auburn University 1972
  • Full Name

  • Andrew Rucks