Kevin LaFrance

Healthcare Administration Department


Research Foci

  • Academic Program Development
  • Program Accreditation
  • Experiential Learning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Community Based Partnerships
  • Academic Background

    Ph.D. Health Services Administration | University of Alabama - Birmingham

  • Courses Taught

    • Healthcare Management
    • Healthcare Economics
    • Healthcare Strategic Planning
    • Healthcare Capstone
    • Strategic Planning and Policy
    • Organizational Development Capstone
  • Work Experience

    25 years as a healthcare administrator in the U.S. Army, holding positions as CFO and COO in clinic and hospital settings
  • Recent Publications

    • Munoz, L. R., PhD, RN, PhD, NNP, LaFrance, K. G., PhD, Dominguez, D. G., PhD, Goei, K., A., PhD, RN, et al. (2014) Text Messaging as a Tool to Increase Physical Activity in College Students, The Physical Educator, 71 (3), 437-453.
    • Dominguez D., Garcia, C., and LaFrance, K.G. (2013), Developing a New Graduate Program in Healthcare Management: Embracing the Transformation of Healthcare Management Education on a Pathway to Success. Administrative Issues Journal, 3 (1), 34-44.
    • De Los Santos, E., LaFrance, K., Dominguez, D. (2011), Innovation in Competency-Based Program Development: Leveraging the Advisory Board Faculty Alliance. Administrative Issues Journal: Education, Practice, and Research, 1 (1), 47-56.
    • Dominguez, D., Teachout, M., LaFrance, K. (2009), Using a Client-Based Experiential Learning Approach to Address CAHME Criteria and Evaluate Program Effectiveness, Journal of Health Administration Education, 26 (3), 207-222.