Faculty and Staff
Dr. Bill Stroube
Chair/School of Public Health/Director/Health Services Administration Program
Graves Hall 228
Bill Stroube is professor of health services administration and director of the health services administration graduate and undergraduate programs. Before joining the University of Evansville faculty | in 1998, he spent twelve years in management positions in the pharmaceutical industry, and eight years at the US Food and Drug Administration in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Stroube maintains an active research program and has authored and co-authored over 50 publications in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. His research and teaching interests include international health care issues, health care marketing and strategy, health care regulatory issues, medical ethics, and public health. He is a member and officer of several professional societies. He is past president of the Division of Biology and Medicine of the American Nuclear Society and is the past president and current board member of the international Business and Health Administration Association. He has served on the organizing committee for the past five International Conferences on Health Care Systems.
Stroube has extensive international experience leading student groups through several health care systems. Since 2000, he has taught 17 summer classes in England, China, Hungary, Slovakia, and Austria. He has spent a total of five months in China during the past six years, including teaching five-week courses in Hangzhou, China, during the summers of 2009, 2011, and 2013. His popular comparative health systems courses in England have been attended by health care professionals and students from more than 25 universities.
He has been active in service to the University and has served as chair of the Faculty Senate. A past recipient of the Dean's Teaching Award, he was presented the University of Evansville Outstanding Teaching Award at the 2008 May Commencement.
Dr. Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi
Assistant Professor of Public Health/School of Public Health
Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi is assistant professor of public health and director of the public health program. Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi's research interests include | health policy, lifestyle factors and chronic disease prevention, mental health, and disaster preparedness on both the national and international levels.
Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi has a passion for public health and teaching the multidisciplinary aspects of the field. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to target public health issues at the local, state, and national levels.
Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi holds a DrPH in public health management, an MPH in health care organization and policy, an MBA in health care management, and a BS in psychology, all from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Mrs. Cynthia Felts
Student Services Specialist/Health Srvcs Administration(PT)
Graves Hall 227
Mrs. Pamela Young
Graves Hall 219