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Douglas Olson, Ph.D. 

Professor, Health Care Administration
Director, Center for Health Administration and Aging Services Excellence (CHAASE)
Department of Management and Marketing


  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
  • M.B.A., University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Teaching Interests

  • Intro to Health Services Administration
  • Overview of US Health Care
  • Resident Service Management
  • Quality Management in Health Care
  • Marketing and Public Relations in Health Care
  • Leadership and Management Practices in Health Services

Research Interests

  • Leadership and Management Assessment
  • Health Care Leadership Development
  • Evaluation of Best Practices in Quality Management
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