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Suzanne Wood

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Assistant Professor, Health Services


PhD   Old Dominion University, 2006   (Business Administration)
MS   Old Dominion University, 2001   (Community Health)
BS   Old Dominion University, 2000   (Health Sciences)

Contact Info


office:   H-664, Health Sciences Building

1959 NE Pacific St
Seattle, WA 98195

campus box:   357660
voice:   206-221-4571

International business and strategy; strategic management; management theory and practice; action research; qualitative analyses; program and process evaluation
  • HSERV 344
    Public Health and Health Systems Management
  • HSERV 590
    Organizational Theory and Applications in the Study of Health Services
  • HSMGMT 545
    Capstone Integrative Seminar

Wood SJ. Cascading strategy in a large health system: Bridging gaps in hospital alignment through implementation. Health Serv Manage Res. 2018 Oct 11:951484818805371. doi: 10.1177/0951484818805371. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30309260

Wood SJ, LeRouge C. The triple threat MHA program: Strategies for producing favorable outcomes in an executive, compressed, and hybrid environment. J Health Adm Educ. 2014;31(3):229-245.
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LeRouge C, Tulu B, Wood SJ. Project initiation for telemedicine services: A collaborative effort. International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics. 2014 Apr-Jun;9(2):65-86.

Broom KD, Wood SJ, Sampson CJ. Current trends in graduate-level healthcare management education: An examination of accreditation outcomes. J Health Adm Educ. 2013;30(3):159-79.
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Beauvais B, Wood SJ, Brezinski P, Brooks M, Kim F, Mangelsdorff AD. Adoption and implementation of competency-based education—The Army-Baylor approach. J Health Adm Educ. 2011;28(4):299-313.
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Member, dissertation committee for Ann Nguyen
Organizational factors affecting the successful integration of physician groups with health systems

Chair, capstone for Nicole Schwalbe
Medicaid integrated purchasing for physical and behavioral health: Effects of payment reform on provider organizations in Washington State

Member, thesis committee for Alison Steinbacher
A program evaluation of a communit- based diabetes prevention program: YMCA of Greater Seattle

Chair, capstone for Tianna Fallgatter
Long-Term-Care in Rural Washington: Redesign of care delivery, payment, and organizational methodologies to sustain access to quality aging services in rural communities