J'Aime Jennings, PhD

 

Health Management and Systems Sciences

Asst. Professor
Room 113
485 E. Gray St.
Louisville, KY 40202
502-852-3286
Office Hours by appointment
jaime.jennings@louisville.edu

CURRICULUM VITAE


Background
Dr. Jennings received her Ph.D. in Health Services Administration with a concentration in Strategic Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She also holds a B.B.A. in Economics from the University of Georgia and her M.P.A. from the University of West Georgia.

Her research interests include the integration of public health and health care through collaborative relationships, population health management in hospital settings, health delivery improvement in children's healthcare settings, and several topics related to the broad theme of public health services and systems research (PHSR). Dr. Jennings’ most recent research focuses on the predictors and performance outcomes of hospital community orientation, which she is also linking to research surrounding the elimination of disparities in health outcomes.

Dr. Jennings is the Co-Site Director for the University of Louisville's Center for Health Organization Transformation funded by the National Science Foundation. She is an active member of the Academy of Management Healthcare Management Division, as well as the AcademyHealth Membership Committee and PHSR Interest Group. She also serves as the Assistant Editor for the journal, Anesthesia & Anagelsia.

Research Interests
Public health systems and services, interorganizational relationships, health disparities, health care strategy and marketing

Honors and Awards

  • Presidential Scholarship for AcademyHealth Institute on Advocacy and Public Policy
  • Public Health Systems Research Scholarship at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

Journal Articles

Jennings, J. C., Landry, A. Y., Hearld, L., Weech-Maldonado, R., Snyder, S., and Patrician, P. (2017). “Organizational and Environmental Factors Influencing Hospital Community Orientation,” Health Care Management Review, (Accepted for publication).

Jackson, J. R., Jennings, J. C., Golembiewski, E., Brown-Podgorski, B. L., and Menachemi, N. (2017). “Black Doctoral Graduates in Health Administration: Factors Associated with Pursuing an Academic Career.” Journal of Health Administration Education, (Accepted for publication).

Jennings, J. C., Landry, A. Y., Hearld, L.R., Snyder, S.W., Weech-Maldonado, R., and Patrician, P.A. (2017). “Examining the Relationship between Community Orientation and Hospital Financial Performance.” Journal of Organizational Psychology, 17(2), 50-60.

Benitez, J.A., Creel, L.M., and Jennings, J.C. (2017). “Who and Where are Kentucky's Remaining Uninsured?" Medical Care, 55(3), 215-219.

Benitez, J.A., Creel, L.M., and Jennings, J.C. (2016). “Kentucky’s Medicaid Expansion Showing Early Promise on Coverage and Access to Care.” Health Affairs, 35(3), 528-534.

Powers, T. L., Jennings, J. C., and DeCarlo, T. E. (2014). “An Assessment of Needed Sales Management Skills.” Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management, 34(3), 206-222.

Jennings, J. C., Landry, A. Y., Hearld, L., Patrician, P., Snyder, S., and Weech-Maldonado, R. “Community Demographics and Hospital Readmission Rates: Moderating Role of Community Orientation,” (Working Paper).

Powers, T. L., Jennings, J. C., and Jack, E. (2015). “Satisfaction with Discount Retailers: Influences on Attitudinal and Behavioral Loyalty.” Journal of Retailing, (Submitted for Review).

Conference Presentations

Creel, L.M., Jennings, J. C., Lester, C., and Bush, M. (2017). “Impact of Hospital Scheduling on Follow-up Appointments after Failed Newborn Hearing Screening.” Poster presentation at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Jennings, J. C. (2016). “Examining the Relationship between Community Orientation and Hospital Financial Performance.” Podium presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Jennings, J. C. (2016). “Community Demographics and Readmission Rates: The Moderating Role of Hospital Community Orientation.” Podium presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Creel, L.M., and Jennings, J. C. (2016). “Trends in Hospital Health Promotion Services before and after the ACA.” Organizational and Environmental Factors Influencing Hospital Community Orientation.” Poster presentation at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA.

Jennings, J. C., Landry, A.Y., Hearld, L.R., Weech-Maldonado, R., Snyder, S.W., and Patrician, P.A.(2016). “Examining the Relationship between Community Orientation and Hospital Financial Performance.” Poster presentation at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA.

Jennings, J. C. and Creel, L.M.(2016). “Hospital Health Promotion Services before and after the ACA.” Poster presentation at the Public Health Systems Research Interest Group Meeting of the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA.

Jennings, J. C. (2015). “Organizational and Environmental Factors Influencing Hospital Community Orientation.” Podium presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

Jennings, J. C., Landry, A. Y., Hearld, L., Patrician, P., Snyder, S., and Weech-Maldonado, R. (2015). “Community Demographics and Hospital Readmission Rates: Moderating Role of Community Orientation.” Podium presentation at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Powers, T. L., Jennings, J. C., and Jack, E. (2015). “Price and Quality Value: Impacts on Store and Service Satisfaction.” Accepted for podium presentation at the Academy of Marketing Science Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Jennings, J. C., and Powers, T. L. (2014). “Satisfaction and Value Determinants of Retail Customer Loyalty.” Podium presentation and published in the proceedings of the Atlantic Marketing Association Annual Conference, Asheville, NC.

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