Lesley Clack

Health Policy & Management
Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Health Policy & Management

  • Education

    ScD, Health Systems Management, Tulane University

    MS, Counseling Psychology, University of West Alabama

    BS, Biological Science, University of Georgia

  • Areas of Expertise

    Dr. Clack’s areas of expertise include health care administration, management, leadership, organizational behavior. Her research focuses on Organizational Behavior, Management and Leadership, Personality Assessment, and Quality of Life.

  • Honors, Awards, and Achievements

    University System of Georgia Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellow, 2017 – 2018
    Society for Personality Assessment Early Career Travel Grant, 2017
    Faculty Poster Award, Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, 2017
    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Travel Award for Young Investigators, 2016
    Omicron Delta Kappa, Tulane University, 2010

  • Affiliations

    Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
    Academy of Management (AOM)
    American College of Health Executives (ACHE)
    Southern Management Association (SMA)
    American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
    American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
    Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

  • Course Instruction

    HPAM 3500: Introduction to Health Care Management
    HPAM 4300: Essentials of Health Care Administration
    HPAM 8700: Management of Public Health Organizations

  • Research Interests

    Dr. Clack’s research focuses on all aspects of healthcare management, including organizational behavior and culture, strategy, human resources, teamwork, leadership, and health informatics.

  • Selected Publications

    Thomas, M., Clack, L., & Plaspohl, S. (2017). Blending Pedagogical Approaches in Public Health Education:  The ADOPT Model. Pedagogy in Health Promotion.

    Clack, L., Houser, S., Kadlec, L., Mikaelian, R., Tabisula, B., & Zeglen, M. Health Data Analytics and Informatics are Two Separate Disciplines (and Why This Matters to HIM). Journal of AHIMA, October 2017.

    Clack, L.A. (2017). Examination of Leadership and Personality Traits on the Effectiveness of Professional Communication in Healthcare. Journal of Healthcare Communications, 2(2): 1 – 4.

    Clack, L.A. (2017). Teaching Teamwork in University Settings. In Mendy, J. (Eds.), Teaching Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior (196-210). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

    Clack, L.A. (2017). Book Review: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking. Frontiers in Psychology, 8: 155.

    Clack, L.A. (2017). Strategies with Service Business Model Innovation. In Pfannstiel, M.A. & Rasche, C. (Eds.), Service Business Model Innovation in Healthcare and Hospital Management (21 – 30). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

    Clack, L.A. (2016). Perception of Behavioral Issues: Exploring Differences in Perception between Parents and Adolescents. International Journal of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences, 6(2): 58 – 62.