B.S., Northern Kentucky University
M.A., University of Phoenix
Ph.D., Northcentral University
I joined the University of St. Francis faculty in 2007. I have been teaching at the university level online and on-ground since 2003. My Ph.D. is in Business Administration with specializations in Management and Healthcare Administration. Prior to coming to St. Francis, I spent a year at another university in Michigan. I have worked in HealthCare since 1987. I am originally from eastern Kentucky but have lived Chicagoland area since 2000.
My areas of research interest are in the areas of quality of life and economic evaluation models. I also research areas of executive skill and abilities and have published several papers and presented them at conferences in the United States and in the UK. I created and implemented the Bachelor of Business Administration-Health Care Management Major in 2013.
Ph.D. – Business Administration, Northcentral University, Prescott Valley Arizona
Dissertation: “Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of Continuing Care Retirement Communities’ Executive Directors.” Program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business School & Programs (ACBSP) 2007
Post-Graduate Certificate- Healthcare Economics -the University of Aberdeen, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Aberdeen Scotland 2011
Graduate Certificate- Business Ethics, University of New Mexico- Anderson School of Management: 2009
Bachelor of Social Work, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky 1987
Northern Kentucky University
Stowe, M., (2007). Knowledge, skills, and abilities required of continuing care retirement communities’ executive directors. Northcentral University. ProQuest.
Stowe, M, Haefner J, Behling R.J. (2010) Knowledge Skills and Abilities Perspectives of Healthcare Managers. Academy of Healthcare Management Journal 6(2), 57-74.
Behling, R, Haefner, J, and Stowe, M. (2011) Animal programs and animal-assisted therapy in Illinois long-term care facilities twenty years later (1990-2010) Academy of Healthcare Management Journal 7(2) 109-118.
Sweem, S., and Stowe, M. (2012), Six C’s of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) Leadership development. Academy of Strategic Management Journal 11 (1) 27-42.
Haefner, J., Behling, R., and Stowe, M. (2012) Clinicians’ perceptions of major pharmaceutical firms. Academy of Healthcare Management Journal. 8(2) 67-80.
Yarborough-Landry, A., Stowe, M., and Haefner, J. (2013), Competency Assessment and Development among Healthcare Leaders: Results of a Cross-Sectional Survey Health Services Management Research 25(2). 78-86.
Gordon, D, Stowe, M. (2014) Historical Preservation Districts and Local Political Organizations Effects on Real Property Values. European Law and Politics Journal 1, No. 2, (Dec. 2014): 45 – 52.
Stowe, M (2017) Grundy County Healthy Families Project: Culinary Instruction for the Healthy Families 2016 Project A grant through the National Association of County and City Health Officials (Grant #1 HITEP150026-01-00).
Michael Stowe and James Haefner, “Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required of Continuing Care Retirement Communities’ Executive Directors” accepted to the Business and Health Administration Association of Midwest Business Administration Association
This paper was awarded the distinguished paper award for the Business and Health Administration Association-2010
Susan Sweem and Michael Stowe: “HOW” To Identify Future CCRC Leadership Skills” accepted to Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference October 2010
Michael Stowe, James Haefner, and Robert J. Behling: KSA From Healthcare Managers’ Perspectives accepted to Allied Academies International Conference October 2010
Robert J. Behling, James Haefner, and Michael Stowe: Animal programs and animal-assisted therapy in Illinois long-term care facilities twenty years later (1990-2010) presented to Allied Academies International Conference April 2011
Susan Sweem and Michael Stowe: Leadership Development in CCRCs Accepted to Allied Academies International Conference April 2011
Michael Stowe Leadership Model in Retirement Communities. Accepted Institute for Global Business Research Summer Conference 2021
USF Innovation Award 2014 for Creation of MSN-Nursing Administration concentration
USF Achievement in Scholarship 2013.
College of Business and Health Administration
Board Vice Chairperson 2013-2015
Board Chairperson 2015-2017
Division of Healthcare Management 2008-current
Division of Organization Management Theory 2008-current
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