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Michael R Meacham J.D., M.P.H.

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  • Associate Professor
  • College of Health Professions
  • Healthcare Leadership and Management
Academic Focus
  • Transformation of US Healthcare System
  • Health Policy
  • Strategic Planning
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  • MPH, University of Kansas School of Medicine / Wichita State University (1998)
  • JD, University of Kansas School of Law (1978)
  • BA Political Science, Wichita State University (1974)

Areas of Teaching

  • US Health System
  • Health policy
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Leadership and management of healthcare organizations
  • Strategic planning for health care organizations

Recent Publication

  • Cellucci, L., Meacham, M., Farnsworth, T (2019) Essentials of Healthcare Management, Health Administration Press.
  • Agris, J.; Brichto, E. Meacham, M; Louis, C. Journal of Healthcare Administration Education, "Developing Professionalism in Healthcare Management Programs: An Examination of Accreditation Outcomes," 2018.
  • Meacham, M. (ed.) Looking Back to Look Forward: The History of AUPHA, Health Administration Press (2018).
  • Meacham, M. (2014). One Graduate Program’s Perspective: Lessons Learned from the Medical University of South Carolina’s MHA Class of 2015, Journal of Health Administration Education, Vol. 31, No. 4, Fall 2014.
  • Meacham, M. (2014). From Backpack to Briefcase: Professional Development in Health Administration, Cengage Learning, August 2014.

Recent Presentations

  • Meacham, M. "Results from a Survey of Programs." Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), June, 2015. Miami, FL.
  • Meacham, M. "Health Care Reform." MUSC Presidential Scholars, Sept 2013. Charleston, SC.
  • Meacham, M. "Interviews and New Beginnings." East Carolina University Health Administration Program, Oct 2013. Greenville, NC.
  • Meacham, M. "Health Care Reform." Appalachian State University, Sept 2013. Boone, NC.
  • Meacham, M., Kazley, A, "Competency Based Assessment: Assigning Professional Scenarios." AUPHA, June 2013. Monterey, CA.

Recent Honors & Awards

  • American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Regent’s Award for Service to the Profession, 2007