College of Health Professions

Department of Interprofessional health studies


Faculty and Staff

H. Wayne Nelson, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Interprofessional Health Studies

Interim Program Director, Health Care Management


Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America


Office:   Linthicum, Room 115C
Phone:   410-704-4845
Fax:   410-704-4670

Wayne Nelson, Ph.D.

Educational Background

B.A. Portland State University

M.A. Portland State University

M..A. California State University, Dominguez Hills

MBA City University, Bellevue Washington

Ph.D. Oregon State University

Areas of Professional Interest

The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

Organizational correlates to quality care in nursing homes

Conflict and violence in healthcare settings

Health Aspects of Disaster Preparedness

Institutional elder abuse

Organizational Leadership

Disaster Preparation for Special Needs Populations

Courses Typically Taught (two year cycle)

HLTH 305 Community Health Administration

IHSM 630 Health Disaster Preparedness

HLTH 617 Health Administration

HLTH 657 Health Systems Advocacy                                                                                                                       

HLTH 655 Handling Conflict Violence and Abuse in Health Service Settings 

HLTH 637 Leadership Skills in the Health Care Settings                                                        







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