J'Aime Jennings, PhD

J'Aime Jennings imageHealth Management and Systems Sciences
Asst. Professor
485 E. Gray St., Room 113
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 and AcademyHealth PHSR Interest Group. She previously served 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

White, K.*, O’Keefe, M.*, and Jennings, J.C. (2019). “Asynchronous Telepsychiatry: A Systematic Review.” Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, (Published online ahead-of-print).

Jennings, J.C., Landry, A.Y., Hearld, L., Weech-Maldonado, R., Snyder, S., and Patrician, P. (2019). “Organizational and Environmental Factors Influencing Hospital Community Orientation.” Health Care Management Review, 44(3), 274-284.

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

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

Jennings, J.C., and Miller, C. “Social Connection and Well-Being: Combating Isolationism in the Academy.” Professional Development Workshop accepted at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, August 2020.

Ezekekwu, E.*, Salunkhe, S.*, and Jennings, J.C. “Systematic Review of Effective Community-Based and System Level Interventions for Improving Food Security.” Poster presentation accepted at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, June 2020. (Conference postponed in response to COVID-19).

Jennings, J.C., O’Keefe, M.*, Broers, M., and Wojcik-Marshall, J. “Telehealth Pilot Program for Burn Wound Care: A Case Study.” Poster presentation accepted at American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 2020. (Conference postponed in response to COVID-19).

Ezekekwu, E.*, Salunkhe, S.S.*, Jennings, J.C., and Kelly Pryor, B.N. (2020). “Systematic Review of Effective Community-Based and System Level Interventions for Improving Food Security.” Poster presentation accepted at Kentucky Public Health Association Annual Conference, Covington, KY, April 2020. (Conference held virtually in response to COVID-19).

Vu, G., Little, B.B., Esterhay, R.J., Jennings, J.C., Creel, L.M., and Gettleman, L. (2020). “Oral health-related quality of life in US adults with type 2 diabetes.” Poster presentation accepted at National Oral Health Conference, San Diego, CA, April 2020 (Conference cancelled in response to COVID-19).

Jennings, J.C., O’Keefe, M.*, Broers, M., and Wojcik-Marshall, J. (2019). “Telehealth Pilot Program for Burn Wound Care: A Case Study.” Poster presentation at SMA Southern Region Burn Conference, San Antonio, TX.

White, K.B.*, Resmondo, Z.N.*, Jennings, J.C., and Kelly Pryor, B.N. (2019). “Exploring the Linkage between Social Connection and Social Determinants of Health.” Poster presentation at CHOT 2019 Fall Research Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Jennings, J.C., and Miller, C. (2019). “Social Connection and Well-Being: Combating Isolationism in the Academy.” Professional Development Workshop at Midwest Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Omaha, NE.

Cotton-Nessler, N.C, Prosper, P., Ellis, K.M., Rice, D., Jennings, J.C., Lawong, D., Hart, C. and Stewart, M. (2019). “Growing the Seeds of Inclusive Practices.” Professional Development Workshop at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

O’Keefe, M.*, and Jennings, J.C. (2019). “Telemedicine in Practice: A Systematic Review of Findings in Burn Wound Care Research.” Poster presentation at CHOT 2019 Spring Research Meeting, Malvern, PA.

Jennings, J.C., Miller, C., and Silvera, G. (2018). “Combatting Isolationism: Strategies for Improving Your Academic and Personal Well-being.” Professional Development Workshop at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

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.

(*) = mentored student

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