Health Services Administration Chair Office

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Celaya, Leandra, Assistant Director 2008 -

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    Celaya, Leandra, Director 2014 -

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    Grusenmeyer, Patrick, Director 2018 -

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    Hall, Allyson, Program Director 2018 -

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    Hernandez, S, Administrative Appointment 2015 -

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    Landry, Amy, Program Director 2015 -

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    Paustian, Pamela, Administrative Appointment 2015 -

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    Slovensky, Donna, Associate Dean 2001 -

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    Weech-Maldonado PhD, MBA, Robert, Department Chairperson 2009 -

    Robert Weech-Maldonado, MBA, PhD was appointed to the L.R. Jordan Endowed Chair in Health Administration in 2008 by the University of Alabama Board of Trustees. He is a Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration. Dr. Weech-Maldonado is a national authority in health disparities, cultural competency tools for healthcare organizations, racial and ethnic differences in patient experiences with care, and long-term care. Imparting this expertise to students, researchers and healthc...

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    Weech-Maldonado PhD, MBA, Robert, Administrative Appointment 2015 -

    Robert Weech-Maldonado, MBA, PhD was appointed to the L.R. Jordan Endowed Chair in Health Administration in 2008 by the University of Alabama Board of Trustees. He is a Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration. Dr. Weech-Maldonado is a national authority in health disparities, cultural competency tools for healthcare organizations, racial and ethnic differences in patient experiences with care, and long-term care. Imparting this expertise to students, researchers and healthc...

  • Faculty Position

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    Aswani, Monica, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Berner, Eta S., Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Borkowski, Nancy, Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Breland, Bryan, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Brown PhD,MS,MLS, Michelle, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Burkhart, James, Credentialed Course Instructor 1991 -

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    Carroll, Nathaniel, Assistant Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Celaya, Leandra, Instructor (P) 2008 -

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    Dickinson, Ashley, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Dorsey, Amanda, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Feldman, Sue, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Gillihan, Kerry, Professor - Adjunct (P) 1990 -

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    Griffith MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, FACHE, FAAN, Donna, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Grusenmeyer, Patrick, Associate Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Hall, Allyson, Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Hall, Randa, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Hearld, Kristine, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Hearld, Larry, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Hernandez, S, Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Hiett, Tee, Professor - Emeritus (P) 1995 -

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    Houser, Shannon, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Ivankova PhD, Nataliya, Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Landry, Amy, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Lemak, Christy, Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Mehta, Tapan, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Niranjan, Soumya, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

    Dr. Soumya Niranjan is an Assistant Professor of Health Professions in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She completed her undergraduate degree in Pharmacy at the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (India) and doctoral degree in Medical Sociology from UAB. She also completed a Master’s of Science in Clinical Investigation Sciences from University of Louisville, Kentucky.

    Dr. Niranjan’s research interests include h...

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    O'Connor, Stephen, Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Opoku-Agyeman, William, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Ozaydin, Bunyamin, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Patterson, Anthony, Assistant Professor (P) 2003 -

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    Paustian, Pamela, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Qu PhD, BSN, Haiyan, Associate Professor (P) 2007 -

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    Quintana, Jose, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Ransburg-Brown, Cynthia, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2002 -

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    Ray, Midge, Professor (P) 2015 -

    Midge Ray, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration and an Associate Scientist in the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center . She has Master’s degrees in both nursing and education and a PhD in Health Behavior. Dr. Ray currently teaches in the Master of Science (MS) in Health Care Quality and Safety Program, Health Informatics Program and in the MS in Health Administration Program. Course responsibilities include Integrative HQS Capstone Experienc...

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    Rollins-Kyle, April, Instructor (P) 2018 -

    April Rollins-Kyle is the Director of Operations and an Instructor in the UAB Health Care Management Program, Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Professions. She is a marketing professional and UAB alumnus with more than 28 years of experience in continuing education, recruitment, retention and program development.
    Prior to joining the School of Health Professions, she held progressive roles in UAB Special Studies providing administration and training in prof...

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    Shewchuk, Richard, Professor - Emeritus and Professor - Emeritus (P) 2012 -

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    Slovensky, Donna, Professor (P) 2001 -

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    Thirumalai, Mohanraj, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Trimm, Jerry, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Vice, Jon, Associate Professor (P) 2010 -

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    Weech-Maldonado PhD, MBA, Robert, Professor and Endowed Chair (P) 2009 -

    Robert Weech-Maldonado, MBA, PhD was appointed to the L.R. Jordan Endowed Chair in Health Administration in 2008 by the University of Alabama Board of Trustees. He is a Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration. Dr. Weech-Maldonado is a national authority in health disparities, cultural competency tools for healthcare organizations, racial and ethnic differences in patient experiences with care, and long-term care. Imparting this expertise to students, researchers and healthc...

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    Williams, Jessica, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Zengul, Ferhat, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Cimino MD, James, Professor (S) 2015 -

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    Ginter, Peter, Professor (S) 1988 -

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    Hayes, Leslie, Associate Professor (S) 2014 -

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    Peterson, Dawn Taylor, Assistant Professor (S) 2016 -

    Dawn Taylor Peterson, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine, Department of Medical Education and in the School of Health Professions, Department of Health Services Administration. She is also the Director of Faculty Development & Training for the Office of Interprofessional Simulation. Peterson holds a PhD in Instructional Design, as well as an Educational Specialist degree and a Master of Arts in Education. She completed initial simulation training and the Advanced Comprehe...

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    Pillay, Rubindhiran, Professor - Visiting (S) 2014 -

    Rubin Pillay is a high performance, versatile and commercially astute healthcare executive offering a twenty eight year career of impressive successes in healthcare as a clinician, academic, leader and innovator/entrepreneur .He is a medical futurist and a Professor of Healthcare Innovation and is currently the Assistant Dean for Global Health Innovation at the School of Medicine, as well as being the Chief Innovation Officer of the Health System at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He wa...

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    Powers, Thomas, Associate Professor (S) 1991 -

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    Szychowski, Jeffery, Associate Professor (S) 2016 -

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    White, Marjorie, Associate Professor (S) 2016 -

    Dr. Marjorie Lee White is a Professor in the School of Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics and Medical Education and in the School of Health Professions, Department of Health Services Administration. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric Emergency Medicine and practices Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Children’s of Alabama. She was awarded a bachelor's in history and American studies from Princeton University. She obtained her medical degree from the Univers...

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Baumgardner, Catherine, Credentialed Course Instructor 2015 -

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    Bell, Liliana, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Brace, Rodney, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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    Dye, Carson, Credentialed Course Instructor 2015 -

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    Goff, Carl, Credentialed Course Instructor 2015 -

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    Koch, Karen, Credentialed Course Instructor 2012 -

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    Phillips, Frank, Credentialed Course Instructor 2006 -

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    Wheeler, John, Credentialed Course Instructor 2004 -

  • Past Position At Uab

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    Blackburn, Justin, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P) 2018 -

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