Rob Haley

Associate Professor • Fulbright Senior Specialist in Global and Public Health

Public Health • Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Health Insurance, Health Care Reform, International Healthcare, Hospital Strategic Planning 

Education

Ph.D., Health Policy and Administration, Minor: Epidemiology, 1999


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

 

M.B.A. / M.H.S., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1993

 

B.S., Natural Science, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 1990

Biography

D. ROB HALEY PhD, MBA, MHS, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and

Administration, University of North Florida (UNF) and Fulbright Scholar Senior

Specialist in Global and Public Health


Dr. Haley is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of North Florida's (UNF)

Brooks College of Health and the former Director of the Department of Public Health's Health
Administration Program. His research is focused on the delivery and financing of healthcare in a
rapidly changing and global economy. He is a J. William Fulbright Senior Specialist in Global and
Public Health and is serving as a Fellow with the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare
Management Education (CAHME).


Dr. Haley is serving as senior advisor on healthcare reform with Shandong University’s Center for
Health Policy and Management in Shandong, China. Dr. Haley served as Senior Director
of Health Policy and Research for Blue Cross and Blue Shield and also as a Director of Planning at
a large integrated delivery system. He consults with business leaders and government officials on
health policy, leadership, management and healthcare reform.


Dr. Haley earned his Ph.D. in Health Policy and Administration from the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Public Health, his MBA from the University of
Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration, and his MHA from the University
of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions.
 

Awards

1. 2009-2010 Outstanding International Leadership Award. University of North Florida, April 2010.

2. 2008-2013 J. William Fulbright Senior Specialist in Global and Public Health. Foreign Scholarship Board, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. Washington, D.C

3. 2007 – present Commission on Accreditation of Health Management Education (CAHME) Fellow, Arlington, VA

4. 2003 American College of Health Care Executives (ACHE) Service Award

5. 1998-1999 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Pre-Doctoral Fellow. Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC.

6. 1995 – 1997 Health Services Traineeship Recipient, Department of Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


 

Affiliations

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC, HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

1. American College of Health Care Executives (ACHE), 1991 - present
2. The Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)

 

MAJOR COMMITTEES

Reviewer Committees:

1. Reviewer of Journal of Healthcare Management: 2011 to present
2. Reviewer of Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health: 2010 to present
3. Reviewer of Health Policy: Summer 2009
4. Reviewer of Applied Health Economics and Health Policy Journal: Spring 2009

 

University Community

1. Member of University of North Florida’s Strategic Planning Committee: 2011 - present
2. Member of the University of North Florida’s Graduate School Council: 2009 - present
3. Member of the University of North Florida’s Graduate School Dean Search Committee: 2009

 

Brooks College of Health

1. Member of the Brooks College of Health’s CAM’s Faculty Search: March 2011 - present
2. Member of the Brooks College of Health Research and Scholarship Committee: 2009 to present

 

Academic Department

1. MHA Graduate Student Advisor, 2009-2011
2. Member of Department of Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences Faculty Search Committee: 2011 - present
3. CAHME Accreditation Committee: 2006 - present
4. Chair of the Health Administration Faculty Search Committee: 2008-2009
5. Health Administration Search Committee: 2001-2003
6. Health Administration Advisory Board (ad hoc member): 2003-2005
7. Faculty Advisor, American College of Healthcare Executives UNF Student Chapter: 2000-2003

 

National, State, and Local Community

1. Dissertation Committee Member for PhD Candidate James Burkhart, 2011-present
2. AcademyHealth, Member 2011 - present
3. Mandarin High Medical Academy Board Member, 2010- present
4. Florida Hospital Association (FHA) Managed Care Professionals, 2010 - present
5. Site Visitor Fellow, Commission on Accreditation of Health Management Education (CAHME), 2007 – 2011.

Grants and Contracts Awarded

GRANTS AND CONTRACTS


1. 2008.6-2009.9 University of North Florida, Summer Proposal Development Grant: What are the factors that influence the utilization, expenditure, and outcome of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the U.S.? (Co- Investigator, $7,500. Mei Zhao, JoAnn Nolin, and Rob Haley)

2. 2006. 11-2007.12 University of North Florida, College of Health Research Grant, “What is the Prevalence and Cost of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine for Rehabilitative Services in China?” (Co-Investigator, $3,000. Rob Haley, JoAnn Nolin, Mei Zhao, and Kerry Dunning)


Teaching Grants Funded


1. 2011.8 University of North Florida, International Faculty Grant Proposal for travel to the Czech Republic. ($2,500)

2. 2010.10 - 2010.11 Visiting Scholar Teaching Award. Center for Health Management and Policy. Shandong University. ($3,600)

3. 2008.7 – 2008.8 J. William Fulbright Senior Specialist in Global and Public Health. Council for International Exchange Scholars, J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. Washington, D.C. ($10,000)
 


4. 2008.1-2009.6 University of North Florida, Undergraduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “Public Health: Health Care and Culture in China: The Qingdao Experience.” (Co-Investigator, $30,000. Mei Zhao and Rob Haley)

5. 2008.1-2009.6 University of North Florida, Graduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “Public Health: Health Care and Culture in China: The Qingdao Experience.” (Co-Investigator, $5,000. Mei Zhao and Rob Haley)

6. 2006.12-2007.12 University of North Florida, International Faculty Grant Proposal for travel to China. ($2,500)

7. 2006.12-2007.12 University of North Florida, International Co-Curricular Grant Proposal to fund a Visiting Scholar to Present “Taming the Dragon: The China Health Care System.” ($1,500)


Grants Under Review And In Progress


1. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use in Treatment of Stroke Patients submitted to NIH’s Fogarty International Center for Review. ($150,000)

2. The Evaluation of Health Insurance Programs in Rural China: Lessons for Asian Countries submitted to Singapore University Public Health ($30,000)

3. University of North Florida, Undergraduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “The Health Care System in Hong Kong and Macau.” (Co-Investigator, $30,000. Mei Zhao and Rob Haley)

 

Publications & Presentations

Refereed, Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

1. Haley, D.R., Beg, S. The Road to Recovery: Egypt’s Healthcare Reform. International Journal of Health Planning and Management. (in press).

2. Zhao, M. & Haley, D.R. “Nursing Home Quality, Staffing, and Malpractice Paid-loss.” Journal of Health Care Finance, (in press).

3. Haley, D.R., Khlaifa, A., Beg, S., Sobh, N. (2010) Globalization and the Ethical Implications for the Egyptian Healthcare System. World Hospital and Health Services. 46(2), 8-11.

4. Nolin, J., Daly, M.A, Haley, D.R., Zhao, M (2010). Cultivating an international academic relationship: The China experience. The Journal of Health Administration Education. Vol. 27 (2): 99-112.

5. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R., Oetjen, RM, Carretta H.(2010). “Malpractice Paid-Losses and Financial Performance of Nursing Homes” Health Care Management Review, 36 (1):78-85.

6. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R, Nolin, J, Dunning, K, Wang, J., Sun, QS. (2009). “Utilization, Cost, Payment, and Patient Satisfaction of Rehabilitative Services in Shandong, China” Health Policy, 93(1):21-6.

7. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R, Nolin, J, Dunning, K, Wang, J., & Sun, QS. (2008). Serving billions: A pilot study on clinician perceived efficacy of rehabilitative services in China. The Health Care Manager Issue 27:(3) 252-258.

8. Haley, D.R., Zhao, M., Nolin, J, Dunning, K, & Sun, Q. (2008). Five myths of the China healthcare system. The Health Care Manager, 27(2),147-158.

9. Haley, D.R., Strawderman, T, (2003) Out-of-State Trusts and the Potential Demise of the Individual Insurance Market. The Journal of Science and Health Policy, Vol. 3 (1).

10. Metsch, J., Haley, D.R., Malefronte, D. (1997). Privatization of a Public Hospital to Improve Quality: The Case of Jersey City Medical Center. Quality Management in Healthcare, Vol. 5(2), 19-26.

 


PAPERS SUBMITTED AND IN PROGRESS

11. Fafard, M., Haley, D.R. Transforming Peruvian Oil Profits into Medical Supplies: A Local-Level Policy Proposal for Canon Funding to Support Sustainable Emergency Room Necessities. (Submitted to the International Journal of Public Health, November 2011).

12. Sun, Q, Zhao, M, Haley, D.R. Hospital Performance in China—Do Location and Hospital Level Matter? (Submitted to Health Policy, November 2011).

 

Non-Refereed Journal Articles

1. Dunning, K., Zhao, M., and Haley, D.R. Physical Therapy in China: Entwining Cultural Practices. Rehabilitation Management, 2009 September/October.

2. Haley, D.R., Tang, W, Crisafulli, J., Rellick, J. Chung, A. (1999). Managed Care Reports, Harkey & Associates, North Carolina. 1-10.


ABSTRACTS

1. Haley, D.R., (1999, June) Local Public Health Department Immunization Programs: An Inquiry into Immunization Delivery Process, Management Culture, and Organizational Linkages. The Fifth Annual National Research Service Award Conference.

 


BOOK CHAPTERS

1. Haley, D.R., and Nolin, J, (2005) Contributed Allied Health Professionals: Alternative Care Providers section in Shortell, S. and Kaluzny, A. (Eds) Health Care Management: Organization Design & Behavior, 5th edition, Delmar Publications. December 2005.

2. Halverson PK, Haley D.R., Mays GP. (1997). Current practice and evolving roles in public health. In PK Halverson, AD Kaluzny, and CP McLaughlin (Eds.), Managed Care and Public Health (11-41), Gaithersburg: Aspen Publishers.

3. Metsch JM, Haley D.R., Malefronte D. (1997). Case study: hospital privatization as a quality improvement strategy in Jersey City, New Jersey. In PK Halverson, AD Kaluzny, and CP McLaughlin (Eds.), Managed Care and Public Health (288-300), Gaithersburg: Aspen Publishers.

 

TECHNICAL PAPERS/MANUALS

1. Haley, D.R. (2011) Commission on Accreditation of Health Management Education (CAHME). Master of Health Administration Program One-Year Response.

2. Nolin, J., Haley, D.R., Harrison, J. (2004) Commission on Accreditation of Health Management Education (CAHME). Master of Health Administration Program Self-Study.

3. Nolin, J., Haley, D.R. (2003) Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). Undergraduate Program Self-Study.

4. Nolin, J., Haley, D.R. (2001) Accrediting Commission on Education in Health Services Administration (ACEHSA). Master of Health Administration Program Self-Study

 


SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

1. Haley, D.R. (2011, November 8 - 10) Globalization and the Ethical Implications for Egyptian Healthcare. Presented to: The 37th World Hospital Congress. Dubai, UAE.

2. Zhao, M, Haley, D.R. (2011, June 12-14) Nursing Home Quality, Staffing, and Malpractice Paid-Losses Poster Presentation. Presented to: AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Seattle, Washington.

3. Haley, D.R. (2010, March 23) The Future of Healthcare: The Age of Reform. Presented to: Martin Memorial Health System Foundation and to the Barstow-Reed Society. Stuart, Florida.

4. Haley, D.R. (2010, February 8) Healthcare Reform 2010. Sports Medicine Lecture Series. Presented to: The Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program. Jacksonville, Florida.

5. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R. (2009, November 9 - 13) Serving Billions: A Pilot Study on Clinician Perceived Efficacy of Rehabilitative Services in China Poster Presentation. Presented to: The 36th World Hospital Congress. Rio de Janeiro. Brazil.

6. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R. (2009, November 11) Utilization, Cost, Payment, and Patient Satisfaction of Rehabilitative Services in Shandong, China. Presented to: The 36th World Hospital Congress. Rio de Janeiro. Brazil.

7. Haley, D.R. (2008, July 14 – 16). US/Egypt Health Care Summit III: Innovative Research and Ethics. Tanta University. Tanta, Egypt.

8. Haley, D.R. (2008, July 7 – July 10). US/Egypt Health Care Summit II: Developing Healthcare Leaders in a Changing and Global Environment. Tanta University. Tanta, Egypt.

9. Haley, D.R. (2008, Jun 30 – July 4). US/Egypt Health Care Summit I: Building a Sustainable Healthcare System. Tanta University. Tanta, Egypt.

10. Haley, D.R. (2007, November 15). The Organization and Financing of Healthcare. University of Macau. Macau, China.

11. Haley, D.R. (2007, November 12). The Organization and Financing of Healthcare. Qingdao Medical University. Qingdao, China.

12. Haley, D.R. Zhao, M, Dunning, K. (2007, November 5-9). United States/China Healthcare Summit. Presented and Developed in Collaboration with China’s Center for Health Management and Policy. Shandong University. Peoples Republic of China.
 

13. Haley, D.R. (2006, March 22) Healthcare in the United States. Presented to The Center for Health Management and Policy. Shandong University. Peoples Republic of China.

14. Haley, D.R. Morton, K., (2005, September 28). Demystifying Segmentation: Driving Innovation with Customer Insights. Presented at the Forrester Research Consumer Forum 2005. New York, New York.

15. Haley, D.R., (1998, November 9). “Public Health Department Childhood Immunization Programs: An Inquiry into Process, Management Culture, And Organizational Linkages.” Presented at the National Research Service Award (NRSA) Symposium, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

 

SPECIAL AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND OTHER HONORS

1. 2009-2010 Outstanding International Leadership Award. University of North Florida, April 2010.

2. 2008-2013 J. William Fulbright Senior Specialist in Global and Public Health. Foreign Scholarship Board, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. Washington, D.C

3. 2007 – present Commission on Accreditation of Health Management Education (CAHME) Fellow, Arlington, VA

4. 2003 American College of Health Care Executives (ACHE) Service Award

5. 1998-1999 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Pre-Doctoral Fellow. Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC.

6. 1995 – 1997 Health Services Traineeship Recipient, Department of Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

HaleyContact Information

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(904) 620-4016

rhaley@unf.edu