Stephen Walston

Director of MHA Program

Department of Operations and Information Systems, Master of Healthcare Administration, Undergraduate

Career Line, Faculty, Staff

Dr. Stephen L. Walston has worked both as a professor and healthcare administrator. Previously he served as the Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) located at the Incheon Global Campus in Songdo, Korea.

He is a former Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Oklahoma’s College of Public Health, a MHA program director at Indiana University and faculty member at Cornell University in Ithaca, NewYork. He beforehand served as an executive for fourteen years in hospitals in the Western United States. During this time, he was a chief executive officer for ten years. He became a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives in 1993.

Dr. Walston has been active internationally and has worked in many Middle Eastern and Central American countries helping organizations to improve their strategic direction and leadership capabilities. He served on the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health’s International Advisory Board for five years. He has published in many different highly prestigious journals in the United States and Europe, along with three books. In his free time he enjoys wood working, beekeeping, reading, bicycling, gardening, and helping his six children and six grandchildren.

Read more about Dr. Walston on his professional resume here.

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Areas of Expertise
Healthcare Administration
Organizational Development
Strategy

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Education

Doctorate – Wharton School of Business

M.P.A. – BYU

B.A. – BYU

Teaching

FP MD 6400-086 Publc Hlth Plcy Admin

FP MD 6400-301 Publc Hlth Plcy Admin

FP MD 6950-019 Readings Public Health

FP MD 6954-019 Independent Study

FP MD 6975-019 Project Res-MSPH

FP MD 6977-019 Thesis Research-MSPH

FP MD 7950-019 Public Health Readings

FP MD 7954-019 Independent Study PH

FP MD 7970-019 Dissertation

FP MD 6950-019 Readings Public Health

FP MD 6954-019 Independent Study

FP MD 6975-019 Project Res-MSPH

FP MD 6977-019 Thesis Research-MSPH

FP MD 7950-019 Public Health Readings

FP MD 7954-019 Independent Study PH

FP MD 7970-019 Dissertation

FP MD 6950-019 Readings Public Health

FP MD 6954-019 Independent Study

FP MD 6975-019 Project Res-MSPH

FP MD 6977-019 Thesis Research-MSPH

FP MD 7950-019 Public Health Readings

FP MD 7954-019 Independent Study PH

FP MD 7970-019 Dissertation

MBA 6800-079 Integratv Experience

STRAT 5700-004 Strategic Management

Publications

“Improving the Use of Competencies in Public Health Education,” C. Bennett and S. Walston, American Journal of Public Health, 2015, 105(S1): S65-S67. Published, 10/01/2015.

“One Program’s Experience with Incorporating a Massive Open Course (MOOC) into Healthcare Administration Education”, S. Walston and C. Bennett, The Journal of Health Administration Education, 2015, 32(1): 123-132. Published, 09/01/2015.

Presentations

STEPHEN Lee WALSTON (2015) The University of Utah Asia Campus: Value based Education. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/25/2015.

STEPHEN Lee WALSTON (2015) The Growth of the University of Utah in Asia. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/29/2015.

STEPHEN Lee WALSTON (2015) The Transformation of Healthcare. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/08/2015.