Positions

Overview

  • William Opoku-Agyeman, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration in the UAB School of Health Professions. His research interest focuses on hospital’s population health management (health promotion activities and community needs assessment), Information technology (IT) exchanges across healthcare systems and IT workforce that support healthcare, hospital robotics, health disparities, big data, spatial machine learning and location of health care organizations as a function of strategy. His research utilizes a wide range of statistical methodologies with large national databases. His work has been published in several journals, including Health Care Management Review, European Journal of Science, Journal of Healthcare Management, American Journal of Health Promotion, and Population Health Management.
    William holds a PhD. in Health Services Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham; a Master is of Science Degree in Geographic Information Science from the University of Akron, Ohio, Masters in Public Health from Kent State University in Ohio and a BSc from KNUST-Kumasi, Ghana.
  • Research Overview

  • Hospital population health management, minority health research (health disparities), health information technology (health information strategy and workforce), built environment (GIS), and hospital purchasing.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Statistics for Managers (UG), Clinical and Administrative Information Systems (UG), Introduction to Geography and Map Reading (UG)
  • Full Name

  • William Opoku-Agyeman