Faculty/Staff Directory

Dorothy Howell - DHA, MSN, RN

Dorothy Howell

Department Chair
Department of Health Services

Phone: 478.471.2788
Website: https://www.mga.edu/business/health-services/index.php

Locations:
  • Macon - Professional Science Center - 381
    Phone: 478 471 2788
    Fax: 478 471 2802
Office Hours: By Appointment
Biography: I begin my career at Middle Georgia State University in November 2011 in the Department of Nursing in the School of Health Sciences. I co-taught Medical-Surgical Nursing 1and Psychiatric Nursing. After completing my doctoral studies in Health Service Administration in 2012, I moved to the Health Service Administration Department. I am a Registered Nurse and secured a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus in Nursing Management and Healthcare Informatics from Georgia College & State University and a Doctorate in Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix. In addition to serving in a faculty role, I am the Department Chair for the Health Services Administration Department.
Courses: HLSA 3000
HLSA 3100
HLSA 3310
HLSA 3315
HLSA 3320
HLSA 3360
HLSA 3370
HLSA 3380
HLSA 3420
HLSA 3440
HLSA 4425
HLSA 4480
ITEC 6300
ITEC 6320
ITEC 6340
Education: Doctor of Health Administration 2012
University of Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ

Dissertation Title: Evaluating the Relationship of Computer Literacy Training Competence and Nurse Experience to CPIS Resistance.

Masters of Science in Nursing Administration 2005
Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville GA
Nursing Administration with Concentration in Healthcare Informatics

Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1985
Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville, GA
CV: MH/DD Team Leader/RN
Central State Hospital November 2007-October 2011
Allen Building
Milledgeville GA, 31062

Accreditation Compliance Coordinator
Central State Hospital February 2007-October 2007
Wilkes Building
Milledgeville, GA 31062

Nurse Manager Inpatient Services
Central State Hospital
Pecan Manor Nov 2005- February 2007
Milledgeville, GA 31062

Charge Nurse
Central State Hospital Dec 1989- Nov 2005
Milledgeville, GA 31062

Staff Nurse/Senior Staff Nurse
Central State Hospital
Medical-Surgical Division June 1986-Dec 1989
Milledgeville, GA 31062

Professional Experience: Department Chair Health Services Administration August 2015-Present
Middle Georgia State University
100 University Parkway
Macon Georgia, 31206

Assistant Professor of Health Services Administration January 2013-present
Middle Georgia State College
Macon State College
100 College Station Drive
Macon Georgia, 31206

Assistant Professor of Nursing November 2011- December 2012
Macon State College
100 College Station Drive
Macon Georgia, 30201

Professional Affiliations: American Nursing Association (ANA)
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
National Association of Health Service Executives (NAHSE)
African American Alumni Council GC&SU
Organizations: Registered Professional Nurse
Publications: Publications:
Reese, Dorothy & Hawthorne, Dorothy. 2013. Nurses in Rural Health Care Resist using Computerized Patient Information System. Annals of Behavioral Medicine (46)

Reese, Dorothy. (2005). Get organized with an orientation database. Nursing Manage 36(11):10, 14

Publication Submissions:

Textbook: Howell, Dorothy, Hamilton, Whitney, & Jordan, Melissa. Navigating Challenges and Coordinating Care: An Introduction to the Fundamentals of Healthcare Administration

Article: Howell, Dorothy; Hamilton, Whitney; & Jordan, Melissa. Improving Student Success in Higher Education.


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