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Barbara Archer, DPA

Part Time Assistant Professor

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Areas of Expertise: 

  • ​Public administration
  • Healthcare administration
  • Leadership
  • Organizational behavior
  • LEAN Six Sigma
  • Operations management
  • Healthcare systems
  • Healthcare policy


  • ​DPA, Uiversity of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • MBA, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon
  • BA-Psychology, Willamette Univeristy, Salem, Oregon 

Dissertation Title:

  • ​Transformation in Public Organizations

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Organizational transformation
  • Health policy

Certifications and/or licenses:

  • ​Master Black Belt Certificate -- LEAN Six Sigma, Villanova University
  • Registered Nurse
  • Real Estate Salesperson

Select Professional Experience:

  • ​Healthcare Administrator
  • Healthcare Policy staff -- Hospital Association
  • Healthcare management consultant
  • Adjunct & full-time university faculty
  • Chair, healthcare administration bachelor's program
  • Online instructional coach
  • Oregon Primary Care Association Board member and Chairman
  • OCHIN formation board of directors