Aaron  Spaulding

Adjunct

Public Health • Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Health Services

Organizational Theory

Human Resources

Education

Ph.D. Health Services Research

Texas A & M

May 2012

 

M.H.A. Health Care Administration

Ohio State University

2008

 

B.S. Geosciences

Trinity University

2006

Biography

Aaron Spaulding, PhD, MHA, is an Assistant Professor in the undergraduate and graduate Health Administration (MHA) programs in the Department of Public Health. He received his doctorate in Health Services Research from the Texas A&M Health Science Center, while his Master in Health Administration was received from The Ohio State University. Dr. Spaulding’s research focuses on organization theory, organization behavior, and human resources -- with a particularly strong interest on how organizational processes affect individuals as well as the reverse. His current research focuses on how human resource information technology affects the quality of outcomes within organizations, and is examining how organizational behavior theories can be used to explain how and why this should occur. In his free time, he enjoys playing and watching sports, being outdoors and traveling.

Awards

Doctoral Research Award from Texas A&M Health Science Center

Publications & Presentations

Spaulding, A., Gamm, L., Griffith, J. (2010, January). Studer Unplugged: Identifying Underlying Managerial Concepts Hospital Topics


Spaulding, A., Gamm, L., Johnson, C., Kash, B. (2009, October). Absorptive Capacity for Transformative Initiatives in Two Health Systems. INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Annual Meeting.


Gamm, L., Johnson, C., Kash, B., Spaulding, A. (2009, October). Multi-Project Mapping in Organizational Transformation: Cross Project Interdependency Mapping and Differential Dependence on Organizational Technologies in Two Health Systems. INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Annual Meeting.


Spaulding, A., Gamm, L., Johnson, C., Kash, B. (October, 2009, San Diego California). Absorptive Capacity for Transformative Initiatives in Two Health Systems.


Kash, B.A., Gamm, L.D., Spaulding, A. “Absorptive Capacity (ACAP) for Transformation in Healthcare: A Framework for Research,” AcademyHealth, Annual Research Meeting 2009.


Spaulding, A., Spaulding, C., Spaulding, A., & Henderson, E. (2009, June). Understanding the Implementation Barriers of a Service Learning Project in South America: Lessons to Apply at Home and Abroad. International Service Learning in Teacher Education Conference, Galway, Ireland.


Spaulding, A., Bampton, M., Swanson, M. (March, 2006, Pennsylvania). Geodatabase: The next step in data management? Abstract accepted for publication in the program for the General Discipline Session of the Northeastern Section–41st Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America. 

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