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About William A. Mase

Biography, Disciplines and Teaching Interests
Dr. Mase is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management. Dr. Mase earned his doctorate in public health from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health.  He also earned master’s degrees in public health from the Ohio State University College of Public Health and a Master of Arts in Sociology from West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Mase brings over 25 years of experience as both an academic and practice-based public health professional.  Prior to joining the faculty of Georgia Southern University, Dr. Mase served as Director of Public Health at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (2008 – 2014) and Associate Director of Public Health at the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University (2004-2008).  In his first four years on faculty at Georgia Southern University, Dr. Mase brought $935,000 in extramural grant funding to the institution (2014-2018). Funded initiatives included rural hospital stabilization, local public health department accreditation, disease intervention specialist competency & knowledge assessment, community health planning, and healthcare workforce development.  Total grant funding over his 25-year career equals $5,225,000 and he has been funded to lead grant initiates by federal agencies including the Food and Drug Administration, Health Services Research Administration, the United States Department of Health & Human Services, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Proctor & Gamble Corporation Charitable Giving, the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, the Georgia Department of Community Health and the Healthcare Georgia Foundation.  Dr. Mase’s primary line of research is public health systems and healthcare services. He teaches health policy, regulation, and ethics at the masters and doctoral student level.

Disciplines: Health Policy and Management
Teaching Interests: Public health policy and ethics, evidence-based public health, health policy, regulation, and ethics

Positions

2014 - Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Public Health, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of
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2014 - Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Graduate Studies, Jack N. Averitt College of
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Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Health Policy and Community Health, Department of
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Ohio State University (2005)
  • Academic Excellence and Enhancement Scholarship Award, University of Kentucky (2006, 2007, 2008)
  • Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumnus Award, West Virginia University (2009)
  • CPH Joel Lee Health Services Management Outstanding Dissertation, University of Kentucky (2009)
  • Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, Wright State University (2010)
  • CPH Chapter Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, University of Kentucky (2011)
  • Commencement Speaker, West Virginia University (2011)

Courses

  • Integrated Capstone Experience (PUBH 7530)
  • Public Health Doctoral Seminar (PUBH 9630)
  • Public Health Policy and Ethics (HSPM 7133)
  • Health Policy, Regulation and Ethics (PHLD 9331)
  • Evidence-based Public Health (HSPM 7090)

Education

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2008 Ph.D. in Health Services Management, University of Kentucky
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2005 M.P.H. in Health Services, Management and Policy, Ohio State University
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1992 M.A. in Sociology, West Virginia University
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1989 B.A. in Psychology and Sociology, Wright State University
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Contact Information

PO Box 8015
Statesboro, GA 30458
Phone: (912) 478-6984
Office: Hendricks Hall, Building 303

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Published Peer Reviewed Journals (15)

Published Book Chapters (3)

Oral and Poster Presentations (43)