Katherine A. Meese, PhD


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Assistant Professor/Health Services Admin
UAB Birmingham


Katherine A. Meese, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She also serves as the director of wellness research in the UAB Medicine Office of Wellness, director for the Center for Healthcare Management and Leadership, and program director for the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership. She earned her PhD in health services administration with a specialization in strategic management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and joined the faculty in 2020.
Meese has several years of industry experience that encompassed work in 10 countries on four continents, including management within a large academic medical center. She is a co-author of two textbooks on organizational behavior in healthcare that are used in healthcare management programs across the country. Her research has been published in Anesthesia & Analgesia, Health Services Management Research, Journal of Health Administration Education, Health Care Management Review and various other journals. Her research interests are in organizational behavior, leadership, well-being, and delivery models that enhance organizational learning.