Program Director

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Learning

Healthcare Leadership [competency-based education]

Lee Bewley, CBE Program Director

Lee W. Bewley, PhD, FACHE

Associate Professor,

Program Director, BSOLL - Healthcare Leadership

P: 502-852-0568

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

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