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Cynthia L White-Williams

Associate Professor

Health Administration | Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Geriatric Physical Therapy, Chronic Disease Management,

Health Information Technology, Population Health


  • Ph.D., Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, In Progress.
  • M.S., Health Services Administration, University of Central Florida, 2005
  • B.S., Physical Therapy, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1999.
  • B.S., Exercise Physiology, University of Florida, 1997.



Delores Auzenne Graduate Fellowship, Award: $5,000. Graduate Research Fellowship

  • Presented by the University of Central Florida, College of Graduate Studies. Academic Year 2013-2014.


  • Academy of Health
  • Florida Public Health Association
  • Association of University Programs in Health Administration
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • American Telemedicine Association
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

Publications & Presentations


  • hao, M., Hamadi, H., Haley, R., Williams, C., Liu, X., & Spaulding, A. The Relationship Between Health Information Technology Laboratory Tracking Systems and Hospital Financial Performance and Quality. Hospital Topics. (In Press)

    *Williams, C., Hamadi, H., Cummings, C., & Zakari, N. M. (2019). Information processing in electronic medical records: A survey validation. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice, 25(1), 97-103.

    *Williams, C. & Asi, Y. The Use of mHealth on Cardiovascular Disease in Fragile States: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Humanitarian Technology. (In Press)

    *Williams, C. (2018). Information Quality in Electronic Medical Records. International Journal of Clinical and Medical Informatics,1(1) 34-40.

    *Asi, Y. & Williams, C. (2018).The Role of Digital Health in Making Progress toward Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 in Conflict-Affected Populations. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 14, pp. 4-120.

    *Williams, C. & Wan, T.H. (2016, August). A cost analysis of remote monitoring in a heart failure program. Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 35:3-4, 112-122.

    *Williams, C. & Wan, T.H. (2016, August). A logic model approach to remote monitoring program evaluation. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 22(6): 978-984.

    *Williams, C., & Wan, T. T. (2016). The influence of remote monitoring on clinical decision-making: A retrospective study. Home Health Care Management & Practice, 28(2) 86-93.

    *Williams, C., Asi, Y., Raffenaud, A., Bagwell, M., & Zeini, I. (2015). The effect of information technology on hospital efficiency: A DEA analysis. Health Care Management Science, 19(4): 338-346.

    *Williams, C., Unruh, L., & Ward, K. (2015). Hospital utilization after a telemonitoring program: A pilot study. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 34(1): 1-13.

    *Williams, C. & Oetjen, D. (2015). An ethical analysis of remote monitoring: Implications for future research. International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practice, 1(1): 4-16.

    *Ward, K. Noblin, A. & Williams, C. (May 2012). Using personal health record to improve health literacy: A social capital perspective. International Journal of Business, Humanities, and Technology, 2 (3).

    National Conferences

     Williams, C & Asi, Y. The Effectiveness of MHealth in Managing CVD in LMIC with Low Peace: A Systematic Review. American Public Health Association – Roundtable, San Diego California, Fall 2018

     Williams, C. The Role of Electronic Medical Records Alongside Nursing Care. AcademyHealth_Interest Group: Data and Analytics for Quality Outcomes and Usability. Seattle, WA, Summer 2018.

     Williams, C & Asi, Y. Promoting gender equality through health information technology in low- and middle-income countries. 2018 International Women’s Issues Conference. Orlando, FL, Spring 2018.

     Williams, C. Leveraging Resources to Promote Mental Health Care: A Telehealth Perspective. American Public Health Association. Atlanta, GA Fall 2017.

    Asi, Y. & Williams, C. Optimizing Health Systems in War-Affected Countries: Technology, Design, and Innovation in Post-Conflict Reconstruction. Society for Design and Process Science. Orlando, FL. December 2016.

    Williams, C. & Hamadi, H. Information Processing In Electronic Medical Records: A Survey Validation. Society for Design and Process Science. Orlando, FL. December 2016.

    Williams, C.   Old Problems, New Technology But How Do We Implement? Annual International Business conference on Teaching, Research and Practice. University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, February 2016.

    Williams, C. Health Information Technology Adoption: An Analysis of Institutional Theory. Ph.D. Student Conference, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida. Spring, 2013.

    State Conferences

     Williams, C. & Hamadi, H. Nursing Perception of Electronic Medical Records for Information Delivery. UF Gator Health Symposium, Gainesville, FL. Spring 2018.

    Williams, C. & Hamadi, H. Health Information Value: A Survey Validation Study. Gator Health Care Forum. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. November 2016


    Invited Presentations

     National Colloquia


    Williams, C. Career Pathways for Public Health Students. APHA. (2019, September 20)

     Williams, C. Gerrior, S., Henchy, G., & Risica, P. Nutrition Policy:Let Your Voice Be Heard. American Public Health Association February 2018

     State Colloquia

     William, C. Caregiving: A Moral Experience. Staywell Caregiving Summit, (2019, September 26)

     UNF Symposium

    Williams, C. Text Messaging for Women’s Health, (2019, August). US Girls Committee.

    Williams, C. Career Pathways in Healthcare – A Physical Therapy Perspective. Department of Physical Therapy, BCH, UNF, September 21, 2018.

     Williams, C. Technology in Healthcare. UNF: Computing Colloquia. April 20, 2018

     Williams, C. Telemedicine: Challenges and Opportunities in Mental Health. UNF Research and Scholarship Committee Collaboration. April 2, 2018

Contact Information

Building 39, Room 4019

(904) 620-5247