Positions

Overview

  • Leandra Y. Celaya is a faculty member in the Department of Health Services Administration in the School of Health Professions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her current responsibilities include managing operations for the Executive Doctoral Program in Healthcare Leadership and the Department’s growing global educational partnerships. Her administrative responsibilities include program operations, planning logistics, writing and negotiating contracts, and coordinating with in-country contacts to execute programs such as  international health system visits and the Executive Master of Science in Health Administration at in Saudi Arabia.  Ms. Celaya's responsibilities also include developing international relationships and projects for the Department of Health Services Administration. She is involved in many other university activities, including the UAB Fulbright Committee, the Sparkman Global Scholars Program and the UAB Global Citizenship Committee where she represents the School of Health Professions.  She is co-chair of the HSA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee and is a UAB Diversity Ambassador.Her teaching responsibilities include HCM 306, a course in the Healthcare Management undergraduate program that aims to develop students' cultural awareness, competency, and intelligence.  She is a co-instructor for HA 655 Synthesis in the Executive MSHA program and provides consultation for other faculty members in instructional design for executive education and in developing more inclusive teaching practices.Ms. Celaya has a publication in Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, in a topic that is relevant to her interest in cross-cultural communication: “Pre-Departure Cultural Training: US Managers in Mexico.” She has presented on the Department's international and DEI work at both national and international meetings.  In addition, she served as co-editor of the special issue on management of culture and cultural change in healthcare organizations of the European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management.Prior to joining the faculty at UAB, Ms. Celaya worked at Bradford Health Services in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where her duties included healthcare marketing, public relations, event planning, and meeting management. Ms. Celaya has also worked as an instructional design specialist at Leadership Strategies International in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where her duties included healthcare management consulting, human resource management consulting and leadership and communication skills training.Ms. Celaya is a founding member of and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Better Together, Inc.  She is an active member of Rotary Club of Shades Valley. As a Rotarian, Ms. Celaya has served on the Board of Directors, as Grants Committee Chairperson, and International Service Director, and as a member of several committees.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate and Organizational Communication from Western Kentucky University and is a former Ambassadorial Scholar to the United Kingdom, where she earned a Master of Science in International Business from the University of Salford, England.
  • Teaching Activities

  • AHD706 - Strat Mgmt Theory and Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD707 - Research Methods (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD715 - Resrch in Organization Theory (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCM306 - Intro Cult Aware/Competency (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD707 - Research Methods (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD727 - Apl Multi Stat for Hlth Adm (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD735 - Healthcare Quality Improvement (Summer 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
  • AHD705 - Health Care Finance (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • AHD718 - Strategic Implem & Evaluation (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
  • AHD711 - Health Systems Leadership (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD730 - Health Econ & Insurance (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HA632 - Quant Method Health Serv Admin (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD707 - Research Methods (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD716 - Macro-Environmental Anal (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD727 - Apl Multi Stat for Hlth Adm (Summer 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
  • AHD710 - Comparative Health Systems (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD714 - Marketing Strat and Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD731 - Health Policy (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD706 - Strat Mgmt Theory and Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD715 - Resrch in Organization Theory (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HA632 - Quant Method Health Serv Admin (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD707 - Research Methods (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD727 - Apl Multi Stat for Hlth Adm (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD735 - Healthcare Quality Improvement (Summer 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
  • AHD705 - Health Care Finance (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • AHD718 - Strategic Implem & Evaluation (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
  • AHD711 - Health Systems Leadership (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD730 - Health Econ & Insurance (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HA625 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HA632 - Quant Method Health Serv Admin (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HA635 - HR Mgt in Health Service Admin (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HAI650 - Shaping Policy in Intl HC Sys (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD707 - Research Methods (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD716 - Macro-Environmental Anal (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD727 - Apl Multi Stat for Hlth Adm (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HA614 - Process Improvement (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HA640 - Info Sys/Mgt Science in HSA (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HAI655 - Appl Concepts in HC Mgmt (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD710 - Comparative Health Systems (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD714 - Marketing Strat and Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD731 - Health Policy (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HA632 - Quant Method Health Serv Admin (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HAI613 - Health Care Law (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD706 - Strat Mgmt Theory and Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD715 - Resrch in Organization Theory (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HA632 - Quant Method Health Serv Admin (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HAI621 - Health Care Financial Mgmt II (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HAI671 - Healthcare Marketing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD707 - Research Methods (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD727 - Apl Multi Stat for Hlth Adm (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD735 - Healthcare Quality Improvement (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HA602 - Intro to Health Care Systems (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HA620 - Healthcare Financial Mgt I (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HA655 - Synthesis Hlth Serv Admin Sem (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD718 - Strategic Implem & Evaluation (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD730 - Health Econ & Insurance (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
  • HA602 - Intro to Health Care Systems (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD705 - Health Care Finance (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD711 - Health Systems Leadership (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD716 - Macro-Environmental Anal (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HA632 - Quant Method Health Serv Admin (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AH716 - Macroenvironmental Analysis (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD707 - Research Methods (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD716 - Macro-Environmental Anal (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD727 - Apl Multi Stat for Hlth Adm (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
  • AHD706 - Strat Mgmt Theory and Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD710 - Comparative Health Systems (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD714 - Marketing Strat and Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD715 - Resrch in Organization Theory (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HA605 - U.S. Health Policy/Politics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HA625 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HA632 - Quant Method Health Serv Admin (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HAI650 - Shaping Policy in Intl HC Sys (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD707 - Research Methods (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD727 - Apl Multi Stat for Hlth Adm (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD780 - Strategic Information Systemsh (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HAI655 - Appl Concepts in HC Mgmt (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HAI671 - Healthcare Marketing (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD705 - Health Care Finance (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD735 - Healthcare Quality Improvement (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
  • HA602 - Intro to Health Care Systems (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HA635 - HR Mgt in Health Service Admin (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HA640 - Info Sys/Mgt Science in HSA (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AHD711 - Health Systems Leadership (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD722 - Regression Analysis (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD730 - Health Econ & Insurance (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HA614 - Process Improvement (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HA632 - Quant Method Health Serv Admin (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HAI613 - Health Care Law (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HAI621 - Health Care Financial Mgmt II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD706 - Strat Mgmt Theory and Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD710 - Comparative Health Systems (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • AHD716 - Macro-Environmental Anal (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HA602 - Intro to Health Care Systems (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HA632 - Quant Method Health Serv Admin (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • Education And Training

  • Master of Science in International Business, The University of Salford 2003
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • Leandra Celaya