Dr. Alla Adams

Assistant Professor of Health Care

Austin Campus Center
aadams@park.edu

Education

Undergraduate Degree: B.S & M.S. in Public Health and Epidemiology, Kiev Institute of Medicine
Graduate Degree: M.S. in Healthcare Administration, Houston Baptist University
Doctoral Degree: Ph.D. in Healthcare Administration, Capella University

Expertise/Research Interests

Dr. Adams has strategic and operational management experience gained from working at academic medical centers such as the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. Her experience has been focused on regulatory compliance, financial analysis, operational flow, grant budgeting, cancer care clinical guidelines, strategic global growth, and international medical services contracts. She also served as a principal consultant at M.D. Anderson Physicians Network, where she engineered a model for separating fixed and variable administrative costs, and developed recommendations on data usage for assessing operational costs, budgeting, and negotiating managed care contracts. Dr. Adams is a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP).

Her research interests include cost separation methodologies in health care settings, delivery systems of health care services, using technology for improving organizational work flow and patient experience, and synthesis research methods and data analysis.

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.