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Linda Mast, PhD

Faculty Senator

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Areas of Expertise: 

  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Academic Leadership
  • Policy
  • Physician Practice Management
  • Compliance


  • PhD University of Missouri-Columbia, MO
  • MBA/healthcare administration concentration  Western New England University - Springfield MA>
  • BSN University of Maryland-Baltimore, MD


 Research Areas of Interest:

  • Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Innovation in Teaching Models
  • Academic Leadership

Select Publications:

  • Mast, L., Winter, B., Ross, M., McIntyre-Hite, L. (2018). Program Management for Faculty Development: Addressing the Changing Faculty Roles in a Direct Assessment Competency- Based Model, Journal of Health Administration Education (JHAE). 35 (2) Spring 2018: 279-293.
  • McIntyre-Hite, L., Cheney, M., Bever, S., Mast, L, Hapka, A. (2018). CBEN's quality framework: A case study in its application to CBE curriculum quality standards at Walden University. Journal of Competency-Based Education.
  • Mast, L., Gambescia, S., Hewitt, A., Zimerman, D. (2016). Online healthcare management education: A nod to the past and a vision for the future. Journal of Health Administration Education (JHAE) 2015; 32(4): 423-426.
  • Hewitt, A., Mast, L., Zimmerman, D. (2016). An initial survey of health management online programs: commonalities, differences, and future trends. Journal of Health Administration Education (JHAE) 2015; 32(4): 497-514.
  • Mast, L., Rahman, A., Schatzman, B., Bridges, D., Horsley, N. (2015). Innovations in continuing professional education: A model to impact interprofessional collaboration. Int Public Health J 2015;7(1):23-35.
  • Mast, L., Rahman, A, Bridges, D., Horsley, N. (2014). Exploring the impact of an interprofessional care protocol on the patient experience and outcomes for seniors with diabetes. Patient Experience Journal 2014; 1 (2) Fall 2014.
  • Mast, L., Gambescia,S. (2013).Assessing Online Education and Accreditation in Healthcare Management. Whitepaper published by Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). 2000 14th Street North, Suite 780, Arlington, VA 22201
  • Mast, L., Restum, Z., & Shukla, N. (2003). Field research uses; Physician administrator leadership model. College View/ American College of Medical Practice Executives. Spring 2003, 25-28.

Professional Experience:

Board Appointments

  • Yavapai College Foundation (current)
  • Chicago Health Executives Forum (CHEF/ACHE Chapter) (former)
  • Prescott Sunup Rotary (current)


  • Northcentral University - Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences

Walden University

  • College of Health Sciences
  • MHA Program Director
  • Competency Based Education Program Director
  • Academic Program Coordinator & Director

Associate Dean and Professor and Senior Fellow of Teaching Institute

  • Robert Morris University
  • School of Graduate Studies

Associate Dean

  • Robert Morris College
  • School of Business Administration


  • Chief Compliance Officer University of Chicago Hospitals & Health System  and Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Executive Administrator University of Missouri-Columbia Medical School/ Faculty Practice Plan
  • Administrator, Ambulatory Care Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
  • Manager, Ambulatory Surgery Center University of Connecticut Health Systems

Military Veteran

  • Captain, U.S. Army Nurse Corps