Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Learning
Healthcare Leadership [competency-based education]
Lee W. Bewley, PhD, FACHE
Program Director, BSOLL - Healthcare Leadership
Dr. Lee W. Bewley is the Program Director for the Healthcare Leadership track within the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Learning degree program at UofL, delivered through a new and innovative format of competency-based education (CBE).
Dr. Bewley holds joint appointments in the College of Education and Human Development and the School of Public Health and Information Sciences. As a faculty member, his teaching areas include Healthcare Management, Strategic Management, Advanced Strategic Corporate Management, and Healthcare Economics and Policy.
Prior to joining the University of Louisville, Dr. Bewley served twenty-three years in the Army Medical Department including a combat tour in Iraq leading a combat support hospital, and culminating as Associate Dean of the Academy of Health Sciences Graduate School and Program Director of the Army-Baylor University MHA-MBA Program, a U.S. News & World Report “Top 10 Graduate Healthcare Management” program.
His educational background includes a Ph.D. in Administration, Health Services (Strategy) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, an MHA from Baylor University, and a BA in Economics and Business from Virginia Military Institute. Dr. Bewley is a board-certified healthcare executive with the American College of Healthcare Executives. He has served as a Fellow for the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Programs.
Dr. Bewley's research interests include leadership development and healthcare market strategy. Dr. Bewley serves on national and regional advisory boards including ACHE Regional Advisory Council and the Health Administration Press. For more details on Dr. Bewley’s activities, honors and published research, visit https://louisville.edu/sphis/directory/lee-w.-bewley-phd-fache.
Mishaw Cuyler, PhD
Dr. Mishaw Cuyler is a distinguished healthcare executive, health administration educator, and consultant.
Dr. Cuyler provided acclaimed leadership and management within healthcare organizations across the world including service as a RAND Fellow and culminating as Deputy Program Director, Army-Baylor University MHA-MBA Program.
Dr. Cuyler earned a doctorate in International Business-Management focus from the University of Texas at El Paso and a Master of Health Administration from Baylor University.
Dr. Cuyler is a board-certified healthcare executive (American College of Healthcare Executives) and has published and presented numerous peer-reviewed research articles.
Dr. Cuyler is currently developing a textbook focused on Business Case Analysis.
Elizabeth Krauss specializes in Prior Learning Assessment and serves as a curriculum analyst and instructional designer in UofL's College of Education and Human Development.
Prior to joining UofL, she was a leadership development instructor for Central Texas College.
An Air Force veteran, she also served as faculty at US Air Force Officer Training School.
Elizabeth holds Master’s Degrees in Human Resource Education (University of Louisville), Kinesiology and Health Promotion (University of Kentucky), and Human Relations (University of Oklahoma).
Marsha Rieder, PhD
Dr. Marsha Rieder is an accomplished healthcare executive and health administration educator that served more than twenty-five years in federal healthcare service leading and teaching.
Dr. Rieder earned a doctorate in Health Services from the University of Washington and a Master of Health Administration from Baylor University.
Dr. Rieder served with high distinction in leadership positions in healthcare organizations across the world including service as the Administrator of the Army Medical Department’s hospital at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Dr. Rieder also served as an Assistant Professor in the Army-Baylor University MHA-MBA program. Dr. Rieder is a board-certified healthcare executive (American College of Healthcare Executives) and has published and presented numerous peer-reviewed research articles.