Tyler J. Towers, PhD, MHA

Lieutenant Commander, Medical Service Corps, United States Navy
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Office Phone: 210.221.6963

Fax: 210.221.8041

Email: tyler.j.towers.mil

 

Education:
  • 2013 - PhD (Health Policy and Administration) The Pennsylvania State University
  • 2003 - MHA The University of Memphis
  • 1999 - BA Mass Communication (Public Relations and Journalism) The University of Utah
 
Courses:
  • Operations Management and Research
  • Organizational Behavior and Theory
  • Applying Principles of Organizational Behavior and Theory
  • Health Policy
 
Papers/Presentations:
  • Levy, R. A., Towers, T. J., Pikulin, L., Cheng, S. L. (2015). Examining the effects of the directed enrollment initiative at Naval Hospital Jacksonville. Interim Report – Center for Naval Analyses.

  • Noble, N. J. C. L., Towers, T., Netzer P (2015). An overview of Navy Dentistry: A focus on manning. Research Memorandum – Center for Naval Analyses.

  • Towers, T. J., Clark, J. R. (2014). Pressure and performance: Buffering capacity and the cyclical impact of accreditation inspections on risk-adjusted mortality. Journal of Healthcare Management, 59(5), 323-335.

  • Towers, T. J. (2013). An examination of cyclical isomorphism and the micro-effects of hospital accreditation. Doctoral dissertation on file at the Pennsylvania State University.

  • Towers, T. J., Clark, J. R. (2013). The cyclical impact of Joint Commission site visits on risk-adjusted mortality rates in hospitals. Academy of Management Proceedings.

  • Towers, T. J., Clark, J. R. (2013). The cyclical impact of Joint Commission site visits on risk-adjusted mortality rates in hospitals. Podium presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Research Meeting, Orlando, August 2013.

  • Clark, J. R., Towers, T. J. (2011). Consolidation, comorbidity and the cost of care: How hospital integration might breed efficiency. Poster presentation at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, June 2011.