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About Linda G. Kimsey

Biography, Disciplines and Teaching Interests
Dr. Kimsey holds both a PhD in Public Administration and a MHA from the University of Kentucky. At Georgia Southern University, she teaches Health Administration and Leadership courses. She also works with the Center for Public Health Practice and Research, assisting rural hospitals in strategic, operational, and financial planning. Her primary areas of research interest are: military healthcare and rural health systems, where application of systems thinking to complex adaptive organizations is essential. Prior to arriving at Georgia Southern, Dr. Kimsey spent 21 years in the US Navy Medical Service Corps, where she worked in budgeting, planning, graduate health administration, and health services research over the course of her career. Prior to joining the Navy, Dr. Kimsey worked as a Certified Public Accountant in both Tennessee and Georgia.

Disciplines: Health Policy and Management
Teaching Interests: Health Policy, Healthcare Operations Management

Positions

2015 - Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health
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Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Department of Health Policy & Community Health
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2019 North Central Health District; SWOT Analysis for REACH Grant Strategies
Georgia Southern University - 1564
Role: Co-Investigator
Colleague(s): Angela Peden
$25,000
2018 Bacon County Hospital; Strategic Planning
Georgia Southern University - 1343
Role: Co-Investigator
Colleague(s): Bettye Apenteng
$10,000
2018 Clinch Memorial Hospital; Community Health Needs Assessment
Georgia Southern University - 1332
Role: Principal Investigator
$12,000
2018 Effingham Health System; Community Health Needs Assessment
Georgia Southern University - 1372
Role: Co-Investigator
$20,000
2018 Warm Springs Medical Center; Community Health Needs Assessment
Georgia Southern University - 1339
Role: Co-Investigator
Colleague(s): Samuel Opoku
$10,000
2016 - 2018 Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia State Office of Rural Health; FLEX Financial and Operational Improvement Grant
Georgia Southern University - 578
Role: Co-Investigator
Colleague(s): S. Tedders and W. Mase
$500,000
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2018 - Present President and Vice-President, JPHCOPH Faculty Assembly
2018 - Present Committee member, University Planning, Budget, & Facilities Committee
2016 - Present Committee member, JPHCOPH Faculty Awards for Excellence Committee
2019 Committee member, JPHCOPH Community Health DrPH Admissions Committee
2018 Committee member, DrPH in Leadership Comp Exam Revision Committee
2018 Member, GSU Recruiting Event
2018 Committee member, JPHCOPH DrPH in Health Policy Development Committee
2016 - 2018 Committee member, Master's of Health Administration (MHA) CAHME Accreditation Committee
2016 - 2018 Committee member, University Athletic Committee
2016 - 2018 Committee member, University Library Committee
2015 - 2018 Committee member, Master's of Health Administration (MHA) Admissions Committee
2015 - 2018 Member, Master's of Health Administration (MHA) Advisory Board
2017 Panel Leader, GSU Research Symposium Panel
2017 Marshall, GSU Undergraduate Commencement
2017 Secretary, JPHCOPH Faculty Assembly
2017 Committee member, JPHCOPH Guest Lecture Series Planning Committee
2017 Committee member, MPH Health Policy & Management Degree Review Committee
2017 Volunteer, PHSA Light Up the Night 5K Race
2016 - 2017 Program Report Writer, JPHCOPH MHA Assessment Committee
2016 Mentor, Georgia Southern University, Master's of Health Administration (MHA) program
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Honors and Awards

  • Navy Achievement Medal
  • Navy Commendation Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal x 3
  • Defense Meritorious Service Award
  • Uniformed Services University MHAP Outstanding Faculty Member

Courses

  • Spring 2019: HSPM 7030 Healthcare Marketing & Strategic Planning
  • Spring 2019: HADM 6500 Quality Management Methods in Healthcare
  • Fall 2018: HSPM 7335 Healthcare Operations Management
  • Fall 2018: HSPM 7336 Healthcare Supply Chain Management
  • Fall 2018: HSPM 7338 Contemporary Issues in Healthcare
  • Spring 2018: HSPM 6030 Healthcare Economics
  • Spring 2018: HSPM 7030 Healthcare Marketing & Strategic Planning
  • Spring 2018: HSPM 7334 Healthcare Human Resources
  • Fall 2017: HSPM 7335 Healthcare Operations Management
  • Fall 2017: HSPM 7336 Healthcare Supply Chain Management
  • Fall 2017: HSPM 7338 Contemporary Issues in Healthcare
  • Spring 2017: HSPM 7334 Healthcare Human Resources
  • Fall 2016: HSPM 7335 Healthcare Operations Management
  • Fall 2016: PHLD 9334 Financial Management of Public Health Orgs & Programs
  • Spring 2016: HSPM 7334 Healthcare Human Resources
  • Fall 2015: HSPM 7335 Healthcare Operations Management

Education

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2009 Ph.D. in Public Administration, University of Kentucky
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2001 M.S. in Health Administration, University of Kentucky
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1986 B.S. in Accounting, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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Contact Information

P.O. Box 8015
Statesboro, Georgia 30460
Phone: (912) 478-2008
Office: Hendricks Hall

Email:


Peer-Reviewed Publications (23)

Technical Reports (12)