Lynn Downs

Healthcare Administration Department


Research Foci

  • Leadership Succession Planning
  • Competency Based Education
  • Moral Hazard in Healthcare
  • Organizational Behavior in Groups

Hobbies and Interests

  • Disney vacations with family
  • Academic Background

    Ph.D. Public Administration and Political Science | American University
  • Work Experience

    US Navy, Healthcare Administrator | 28 years
  • Courses Taught

    • Leadership
    • Organizational Behavior and Theory
    • Human Resources
    • Health Policy
  • Recent Publications

    • Richter, J., Downs, L., Beauvais, B., The Impact of Open Access Appointing on Patient Satisfaction; Quality Management in Healthcare, 26(1): 22-28, January/March 2017
    • Beauvais, B., Richter, J., Kim, F., Weigel, F., Brezinski, P., Downs, L., ... & Powers, J. (2018). The Influence of CAHME Accreditation Findings and Program Reputation on Length of Healthcare Management Program Accreditation. Journal of Health Administration Education, 34(4), 569-584.
    • Richer, J., Beauvais, B., Downs. L., Kim, F., Staff Perceptions of Organizational Patient Safety Climate and Quality Outcomes: An Examination of Outpatient Medical Offices, Medical Care and Research Review, Submitted August 2018.