Positions

Overview

  • 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. He has served as Visiting Professor at the American University of Armenia and has worked on global health issues in Armenia, Georgia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Ukraine. The International Hospital Federation has benefited from his leadership in their initiative to professionalize the healthcare management workforce.

    He is a past Chair of the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management and past Chair of the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education. Having served on the editorial boards of numerous academic journals, he is Associate Editor of Health Services Management Research and is past editor of Journal of Health Administration Education. The American Sociological Association and the Academy of Management have honored his applied research. He has received the Joseph Volker Outstanding Faculty Award from the UAB School of Health Professions, the first Excellence in Teaching Award from the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management, and the Filerman Prize for Educational Leadership from AUPHA. He is a graduate of the Masters of Science in Hospital Administration Program at UAB, and received his doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 The Case for Healthcare Leader Competencies: Exploring the Evidence 2019
    2019 Country-of-origin and brand positioning for health care services 2019
    2018 Developing Healthcare Leaders, Fostering Collaboration, and Facilitating Transformation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Practice-Based Synthesis Projects in a Global Executive Graduate Progra 2018
    2018 Enriching Senior Leadership in Healthcare Through Doctoral Education 2018
    2018 Global Efforts to Professionalize the Healthcare Management Workforce: The Role of Competencies 2018
    2017 Journal Rankings and Directions for Future Research in Health Care Management: A Global Perspective 2017
    2017 Journal rankings and directions for future research in health care management: A global perspective 2017
    2017 The relationship between emergency department wait times and inpatient satisfaction 2017
    2017 Chronic Conditions and Self-Reported Health in a Medicare Advantage Plan Population 2017
    2016 Mentorship Mediated by Life-Career Seasons: An Analysis of a Multi-Dimensional Model of Mentoring among Career Groups of United States Army Officers 2016
    2016 The Influence of Respondent Characteristics on the Validity of Self-Reported Survey Responses 2016
    2015 Hospital Quality of Care: Evaluation of Resulting Financial Risk for Disclosure in Annual Reports 2015
    2013 Innovative human resource practices in U.S. hospitals: an empirical study. 2013
    2012 Determinants of physicians’ career choices in Ukraine 2012
    2010 A configurational view of executive selection behaviours: A taxonomy of USA acute care hospitals 2010
    2009 Evidence-Based Management in Healthcare Evidence-Based Management in Healthcare. Anthony R Kovner , David J Fine , Richard D'Aquila . Chicago. Health Administration Press. 2009. 298 pp. $79 (paper). 2009
    2009 Evidence-Based Management in Healthcare 2009
    2008 Healthcare management education. 2008
    2008 Online education. 2008
    2008 Global heathcare management. 2008
    2008 Competencies and curriculum content: what works for our programs? 2008
    2006 Study of the relationship between organizational culture and organizational outcomes using hierarchical linear modeling methodology 2006
    2005 Nursing against the odds: How health care cost cutting, media stereotypes, and medical hubris undermine nurses and patient care 2005
    2004 The final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Accreditation. 2004
    2000 Horizontal and vertical healthcare integration: lessons learned from the United States. 2000
    1997 The 1997 Andrew Pattullo Lecture. Health management: curriculum with a soul. 1997
    1995 The future of healthcare education. Panel discussion. 1995
    1991 Health care strategy research, 1985-1990: a critical review. 1991
    1991 Management Development and Succession Planning: Lessons for Health Service Organisations 1991
    1990 The relationship between technology and task design in hospital nursing units 1990
    1988 Enhancing Nursing Productivity: A Social Psychologic Perspective 1988
    1985 High performance: myth & truth. 1985
    1983 Primary care and local health departments: The initiation of a state-sponsored grant program 1983
    1983 Hospital closure: a review of current and proposed research. 1983
    1983 Review article: Managing change in health care organizations 1983
    1981 Perspectives on public health: Health professionals view the functions of local public health departments 1981

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2010 Future Challenges in Human Resources Management.  299-310. 2010
    2010 Integrating Strategic Management and Human Resources.  3-16. 2010

    Teaching Activities

  • AH706 - Strategic Mgt Theory and Res (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD715 - Resrch in Organization Theory (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • AH706 - Strategic Mgt Theory and Res (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AH706 - Strategic Mgt Theory and Res (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD715 - Resrch in Organization Theory (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • AH706 - Strategic Mgt Theory and Res (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AH706 - Strategic Mgt Theory and Res (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD715 - Resrch in Organization Theory (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD715 - Resrch in Organization Theory (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HAI655 - Appl Concepts in HC Mgmt (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HAI671 - Healthcare Marketing (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AH703 - Philosophy of Science (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • AHD715 - Resrch in Organization Theory (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AHD775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AH703 - Philosophy of Science (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • AH720 - Continuing Seminar (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • AH715 - Research Organizational Theory (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • AH715 - Research Organizational Theory (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • AH775 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • S Hernandez