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Dr. Melissa Jordan - RRT, DHSc, EdD,

Assistant Professor
School of Business

Phone: 478-471-2844
Website: http://mga.smartcatalogiq.com/2017-2018/Undergraduate-Catalog/Programs/School-of-Health-Sciences/Department-of-Health-Services-Administration/Health-Services-Administration-B-S

Locations:
  • Macon Campus - PSC Building - Room 364
    Phone: 478-471-2844
Office Hours: *By appointment.
Courses: HS 1003: Perspectives in Wellness
HS 2000: Medical Terminology
HLSA 3000-Research Methods in Health Care
HLSA 3100: Leadership in Health Care
HLSA 3310: American Health Care System
HLSA 3320: Health Care Management
HLSA 3360: Quality Management in Health Care
HLSA 3380: Communication in Health Care
HLSA 4100: Human Resource Management in Health Care
HLSA 4425: Ambulatory Care
HLSA 4435: Managed Care
HLSA 4470: Design and Management in Health Care
HLSA 4480: Financial Management in Health Care
HLSA 4450: Applied Learning Experience
Education: Valdosta State University
Valdosta, Georgia
Doctorate in Education, Adult and Career Education, Training and Development (2019) EdD

Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Doctorate In Health Science, Health Services/Administration, (2006) DHSc

Valdosta State University
Valdosta, Georgia
Master in Education Adult and Career Education, Training and Development, (2003) MSED

Troy State University
Troy, Alabama
Master in Management, Healthcare Administration, (2002) MSM

Valdosta State University
Valdosta, Georgia
Bachelor in Education, Adult and Career Education, Technical, Trade, and Industrial (2001) BSED

Del Mar Community College
Corpus Christi, Texas
Associate in Applied Science, Respiratory Therapy, (1993) AAS

Del Mar Community College
Corpus Christi, Texas
Certificate in Applied Science, Respiratory Therapy (1992) (CRTT)
Professional Experience: MIDDLE GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY 100 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY
100 University Parkway
Macon, Georgia 31206
School of Business, Department of Health Care Administration Program
Assistant Professor (2016-Present)

ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY
504 College Drive, Albany, Georgia
College of Business, Department of Healthcare Administration
Assistant Professor (2010-2015)
Professional Affiliations: National Board of Respiratory Care, Lifetime Member, (NBRC)
Organizations: CERTIFICATIONS:
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), Respiratory Care Professional (RCP)
Georgia Composite Medical Board, Atlanta Georgia.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
Awards and Honors: NOMINATED
“Excellence in Teaching Award,” Middle Georgia State University, 2019

NOMINATED
“Excellence in Teaching Award,” Middle Georgia State University, 2018
“Excellence in Service Award,” Middle Georgia State University, 2018

AWARDED
“University System of Georgia Chancellor’s Learning Scholar,” Middle Georgia State University, 2018-2020

AWARDED
“Excellence in Teaching Award,” Sigma Alpha Pi, The National Society of Leadership and Success, May 5, 2017
Publications: 1. Jordan, Melissa. "The lived experiences of African American female completers and exiters of an undergraduate health care program while attending a historically black college and university." Ed.D. diss., Valdosta State University, 2019. https://hdl.handle.net/10428/3939.

2. Jordan, M. (2019). A methodological consideration and methodological design suitable to examine teenage pregnancy. In D. Akella (Ed.), Socio-Cultural influences on teenage pregnancy and contemporary prevention measures. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6108-8.ch002

3. Akella, Devi and Jordan, Melissa (2015). Impact of social and cultural Factors on teenage pregnancy, Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice: Vol. 8 : Issue 1 , Article 3.

4. Akella, D., Jordan, M. (2013). The Difficult Boss: The Instructors Manual. Journal of International Academy of Case Studies (JIACS), 19(8), 33-42.

5. Akella, D., Johnson, S., Jordan, M. (2013). Reflections from the classroom: An ethnographically case study. Journal of Case Research, 4 (2): 95-112.

6. Akella, D., Jordan, M. (2012). A case Study: The difficult boss. Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies (JIACS), 19(7), 27-33.

7. Elimimian, J., Jordan, M., Elimimian, C. (2012). The economics of direct-to-consumer advertising, in an era of increasing cost of health care, in the U.S. Southwestern Journal of Economics. Vol., XL, No. II, 39-48.

8. Akella, D., Johnson, S., and Jordan, M. (2011). Mirror, mirror, on the wall...self-evaluation of the instructor, cultural responsive teaching. Journal of Multicultural Education.

CONFERENCES PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE:

1. Akella, D., Johnson, S., Jordan, M. (2013) Reflections from the classroom: An auto ethnographically case study.
CONFERENCE: Southeast Case Research Annual Conference 2013 (SECRA). February 21- 23, 2013 Myrtle Beach, SC

2. Akella, D., Jordan, M. (2012). Hostile workplace: The jealous boss.
CONFERENCE: Eastern Academy of Management (EAM) the CASE Association’s concurrent 49th annual conference. May 9-12, 2012 Philadelphia, PA.

3. Akella, D., Johnson, S., and Jordan, M. (12/2011). Mirror, mirror, on the wall...self-evaluation of the instructor, cultural responsive teaching.
CONFERENCE: Southern Management Association (SMA) Meeting, November 9-12, 2011 Savahnah, GA


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