Admin - Health Services Program

Academic Department


Faculty Administrative Position

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    Larry Hearld, Program Director 2016 -

    Larry R. Hearld, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Director of the Ph.D. Program in Administration-Health Services. He received his doctorate from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health with an emphasis in Organizational Studies. His research encompasses two focal areas: 1) the development and sustainability of interorganizational and interpersonal relationships and the effects of these...

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    S Hernandez, Program Director 2009 -

    S. Robert Hernandez is Distinguished Service Professor and Director of the UAB Executive Doctoral Program in Healthcare Leadership. He is also Senior Associate Chair for Global Health and is founding Director of the International Executive Masters of Science in Health Administration Program.

    Internationally, he served on the Board of Directors of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) from 2012 to 2018 and has chaired the EURAM Healthcare Management Research Track since 2008. H...

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Joy Deupree PhD, MSN, CRNP, WHNP-BC, Associate Professor (S) 2018 -

    Joy P. Deupree, PhD, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow (2014-2017) and serves as an appointed member to the Alabama Governor's Health Care Improvement Task Force and Chairs the Health Literacy Partnership of AL . Dr. Deupree has served in many leadership roles for professional organizations and is currently the senior adviser for policy for the Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama the professional association she co-founded in 2006 which represents th...

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Glenn Liddle, Credentialed Course Instructor 2015 -

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    John McWhorter, Credentialed Course Instructor 2014 -

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    Jon Chilingerian, Credentialed Course Instructor 2015 -

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