Directory & Faculty Profiles

Stephanie Holden, PHD, CHES, R, QM, MR

Veteran medical imaging clinician, educator and certified health education specialist with earned doctorate in Health Studies. Diverse experiences in teaching, higher education administration, healthcare, research and mathematical sciences. With a graduate degree in mathematics that included thesis in statistics; broad consultation, resource and support experiences in organizational research, performance improvement, service excellence and patient-centered projects. Health education areas of expertise include population health, minority and rural health, health disparities, patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes, and access/utilization of preventive health services. In 2011 - 2012, conducted primary research dissertation that examined the use of endoscopy screening tests for colorectal cancer among African American Medicare beneficiaries in the northwest region of Louisiana. In 2015, poster presentation of the outcomes presented at the Health Disparities conference in New Orleans. October 2016 continuing education presentation entitled, Population Health: Improving Patient Outcomes. In 2017, presentations focused on improvement in healthcare delivery and higher education.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


Associate Faculty
Primary College or School: 
College of Doctoral Studies