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Pamela Walsh

Associate Professor

Pamela Walsh 206A Marshall




Ph.D., Wayne State University, Detroit, MI- Political Science
MPH, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI- Public Health Administration
BA, University of Detroit, Detroit, MI- Sociology
Diploma, St. Joseph School of Nursing, Lowell, MA- Nursing

Teaching Interests



HLAD 401- Legal Aspects of Health Administration

HLAD 402- Health Policy

HLAD 419- Legal and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare

HLAD 420- Health Insurance and Reimbursement


HLAD 512: Health Reimbursement

HLAD 511: Health Law


Research Interests:

Interprofessional Education  

Global Health Policy and Health Systems

Women’s health policies

Competencies needed by graduates of Health Administration Programs

Selected Presentations and/or Publications

Walsh, Pamela and David Atkinson (2012). Evaluating the recidivism rates for parolees enrolled in M-COIT, a community mental health/ substance abuse treatment program. Michigan Journal of Public Health. 6 (1), 51-71.


Walsh, Pamela (2007).  Using Case Studies and Online Discussions to Educate Future Health Administrators in Toward Transformation, ed. Jeffrey Bernstein, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI


Walsh, Pamela (2015). The United States’ Affordable Care Act. University of Southampton, Southampton, England. (Two Seminars for students and faculty).  

Walsh, Pamela (2015). The Role of Women State Legislators in enacting Abortion Policy as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. April 15-17.


Walsh, Pamela (2014).  Who is Representing Women’s Health Interests? Biennial Meeting of the European Evaluation Society, Dublin, Ireland. October 1-3.


Walsh, Pamela (October 4, 2013). Affordable Care Act and Long Term Care. Interdisciplinary Trends in Healthcare for Older Adults: International Teleconference sponsored by Eastern Michigan University and an Ukranian agency.


Walsh, Pamela (2012), Stakeholders' Perceptions of the Impact of Recent Reforms in the Czech Republic's Healthcare System. Biennial Meeting of the European Evaluation Society, Helsinki, Finland. October 3-5.


Walsh, Pamela (2011). Impact of US Health Policies on the Nursing Profession, University of Pardubice, Faculty of Nursing, Pardubice, Czech Republic, March 15.  Visiting lecturer for a 90-minute seminar. 


Walsh, Pamela (2011). US Health Policy and Pending Reform, Center for Economic and Social Studies Doctoral Seminar, Charles University, Czech Republic, April 20. Visiting lecturer for a 90-minute seminar. 


Walsh, Pamela (2011).  How NGOs can advocate for patients. Workshop presenter for 30 individuals representing a diverse Non-governmental organization, May 24. Sponsored by Neziskovky.cz, (an association of non-profits). Prague, Czech Republic


Walsh, Pamela (2011).  Health Care Reform in the United States, Charles University Faculty Hospital, Hradace Karlove, Czech Republic, May 25. Visiting lecturer for a 45-minute seminar.  

Walsh, Pamela (2010). Do chief executive officers and middle managers of community health centers identify the same skill sets middle managers need? Biennial Meeting of the European Evaluation Society, Prague, Czech Republic. October 6 -8.

Additional Information

Sabbatical AY15/16: Explored the implementation of interprofessional education is implemented in various universities in England, Sweden, Denmark, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. 

Provost’s Internationalization Grant (2012): Explored opportunities for health related Academic Program Abroad. 

Fulbright Scholar, 2011 (Winter semester) at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic 

Other information:

Also, Dr. Walsh has extensive administrative and supervisory experience in a variety of healthcare settings, hospitals, health department, planning agencies, and community health center. 

The Health Administration Program is part of the School of Health Sciences, 313 Everett L. Marshall Building, 734.487.4096