Positions

Overview

  • Ashleigh Allgood is a faculty member in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her primary role is teaching undergraduate and graduate students quality improvement, project management, communication, teamwork, change management and strategic management principles. Ms. Allgood has ten years of experience guiding teams through quality and process improvement initiatives. She began her career developing and implementing evidence-based strategies to reduce avoidable hospitalizations among nursing home residents. Most of the projects that she has been involved in recently have been related to patient experience and healthcare utilization. Ms. Allgood has a background in healthcare simulation which she uses to test new systems and workflows prior to implementation.

    Ms. Allgood is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Medical Sociology where she am researching the intersection of trust and health care. Ms. Allgood is specifically interested in building a research portfolio around the social construct of trust and trusts impact on team performance and patient safety.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 Creating a Tabletop Escape Room Activity to Enrich Students' Change Management Education 2020
    2016 Health Administration Faculty Members in Online-Only and Traditional UniversitiesJournal of Health Administration Education.  33:271-283. 2016

    Research Overview

  • My scholarly interests include: the intersection of trust and health & healthcare, human factors, improvement science, and organizational culture.
  • Teaching Overview

  • My teaching activities focus primarily on topics related to improvement science, project management, and healthcare strategy.
  • Teaching Activities

  • HCM407 - Strategic Mgt in HC Orgs (Fall Term 2021)
  • HCM407 - Strategic Mgt in HC Orgs (Spring Term 2020)
  • HCM407 - Strategic Mgt in HC Orgs (Spring Term 2021)
  • HCM407 - Strategic Mgt in HC Orgs (Spring Term 2021)
  • HCM407 - Strategic Mgt in HC Orgs (Spring Term 2022)
  • HCM407 - Strategic Mgt in HC Orgs (Spring Term 2022)
  • HCM407 - Strategic Mgt in HC Orgs (Summer Term 2021)
  • HCM450 - Quality Mgt in Health Care (Spring Term 2018)
  • HCM450 - Quality Mgt in Health Care (Spring Term 2018)
  • HCM450 - Quality Mgt in Health Care (Spring Term 2019)
  • HCM450 - Quality Mgt in Health Care (Spring Term 2022)
  • HCM450 - Quality Mgt in Health Care (Summer Term 2018)
  • HCM550 - HC Lean Six Sigma Grn Belt Sem (Spring Term 2019)
  • HCM550 - HC Lean Six Sigma Grn Belt Sem (Summer Term 2019)
  • HCM550 - HC Lean Six Sigma Grn Belt Sem (Summer Term 2019)
  • HCM550 - HC Lean Six Sigma Grn Belt Sem (Summer Term 2020)
  • HCM550 - HC Lean Six Sigma Grn Belt Sem (Summer Term 2021)
  • HCS620 - Current Trends in Simulation (Summer Term 2019)
  • HCS620 - Current Trends in Simulation (Summer Term 2020)
  • HCS635 - Advanced Debriefing (Summer Term 2020)
  • HCS640 - Proj Mgmt: Lead Suc HC Initiat (Summer Term 2020)
  • HCS640 - Proj Mgmt: Lead Suc HC Initiat (Summer Term 2021)
  • HCS698 - Sim Capstone/Non-Thesis (Fall Term 2021)
  • HCS698 - Sim Capstone/Non-Thesis (Summer Term 2021)
  • HI599 - Professional Development (Fall Term 2018)
  • HQS600 - Intro Clinical Quality Improve (Fall Term 2018)
  • HQS600 - Intro Clinical Quality Improve (Fall Term 2018)
  • HQS600 - Intro Clinical Quality Improve (Fall Term 2018)
  • HQS600 - Intro Clinical Quality Improve (Spring Term 2019)
  • HQS600 - Intro Clinical Quality Improve (Spring Term 2020)
  • HQS613 - AdvDataUseinQltyImprovPatSafe (Fall Term 2019)
  • HQS613 - AdvDataUseinQltyImprovPatSafe (Fall Term 2019)
  • HQS635 - HC Policy and Regulation (Fall Term 2018)
  • HQS635 - HC Policy and Regulation (Fall Term 2019)
  • HQS698 - Integ Capstone Exper/NonThesis (Summer Term 2020)
  • HQS698 - Integ Capstone Exper/NonThesis (Summer Term 2020)
  • HQS698 - Integ Capstone Exper/NonThesis (Summer Term 2021)
  • Education And Training

  • Master of Business Administration in Business Administration and Management, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2018
  • Master of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2015
  • Bachelor of Health (Allied) in Health / Health Care Administration / Management, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2012
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • Ashleigh Allgood