Ford, EricTitle: Full Professor & Forsyth Medical Center Distinguished Professor of Healthcare
Office: 353 Bryan Building
Phone: (336) 334-4524
Research Articles: http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncg/clist.aspx?id=3075
Profile: Eric W. Ford (MPH University of South Carolina; Ph.D. University of Alabama at Birmingham – 2000) is the Forsyth Medical Center Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Management at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Prior to this appointment he was the Rawls Professor of Health Organization Management, Program Director and the Director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation, Education and Research at Texas Tech. Eric's research interests have focused on strategic management, health care organizations, and information technology systems. He has published over 55 articles in outlets such as The Academy of Management Executive, The Journal of American Informatics Association, Medical Care Research and Review, Health Care Management Review, Public Health, Business Economics, The Journal of Management Education, and The Journal of Health Care Management, among others. Eric is a member of the Southern and National Academies of Management, The Association of University Programs in Health Administration (where he served on the Board of Directors) and the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society. In 2011 he served as Chair of the Professional Development Workshop for the Academy of Management's Health Care Management Division and he will be Program Chair in 2012. He has served as a reviewer, discussant, session chair and membership committee chair for the Health Care Management Division. In 2004 he won the "Best paper" award at the Academy of Management's annual meeting for an article published in the Academy of Management Executive. He has also won the "Best the paper based on a dissertation" and the "Best theory to practice paper" in the HCMD.