Catherine Slade


Catherine Slade


Academic Appointment(s)

James M. Hull College of Business
Department of Hull College of Business

James M. Hull College of Business

Department of The Graduate School

The Graduate School


Dr. Catherine P. Slade is a Professor of Management at the Hull College of Business. She earned her PhD in public administration and policy from the joint program of the Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State University in 2008. Dr. Slade teaches courses related to leadership and ethics, principles of management, and health care management. Exploring ethical practices in research and research productivity are major aspects of her scholarship.

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  • Ph.D., Public Policy Analysis, General Georgia Institute of Technolog, 2008

  • BA, Sociology Emory University, 1978

  • MA, Sociology Emory University, 1978

Awards & Honors

  • James M. Hull College of Business Outstanding Faculty Award Georgia Regents University, 2014

  • Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society for Colleges of Business Beta Gamma Sigma, 2013

  • GRU Caught in the Act Teaching Award Center for Teaching and Learning, 2012

  • 2012 Outstanding Teacher Award Nomination Augusta State University, 2011

  • 2011 Outstanding Teacher Award Nomination Augusta State University, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MGMT 6510

    Managerial Leadership
  • MGMT 6560

    Health Policy & Mgmt.
  • MGMT 3540

    Leadership & Ethics in Mgmt
  • MGMT 3530

    Leg & Policy Env of Healthcare
  • BUSA 4990

    Undergraduate Research
  • MGMT 4530

    Healthcare Management
  • MGMT 3500

    Mgt. Theory & Practice

Teaching Interests

Management Theory and Practice, Organizational Behavior, Leadership and Ethics, Health Care Management, Policy and Ethics, and Legal Environment of Business


Selected Recent Publications

  • Racial Residential Segregation and COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake: An Analysis of Georgia USA County-Level Data, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Religion as a social determinant of women's cancer screening: Evidence from state level data for policy and resource allocation, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Use of a motion capture system to enhance a home exercise program for a person with Parkinson's Disease, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Rapid health system creation and integration: Five years later with measurable improvements and lessons learned, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Once more into the breach: Examining the human capital impact of a university consolidation over time, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Dr. Slade specializes in research related to the science of science policy, health sciences development, and health care management, policy and ethics. Her research interests come from her 30 years of health care experience working with hospital systems, rural hospital networks, long term care and retirement facilities, physician and allied health provider groups, and state and federal agencies. She has worked as a hospital executive, a consultant and a researcher addressing issues associated with health science industry economic impacts, health care strategic planning, and health care policy reform.

College Service

  • Hull College of Business Academic Affairs Committee 2017 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • Hull College Faculty Search Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • The 2018 and 3rd Annual Career Connections Case (CCC) Competition hosted by the Augusta University Knox School of Accountancy and the CSRA Institute of Internal Auditors 2018 - 2018

    Role: Other
  • Faculty Mentor for Juanita Woods Assistant Professor of Management 2016 - 2017

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • Hull College of Business Faculty Assembly Executive Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Committee 2017 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Medical Ethics Committee 2016 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Bass Fishing Club 2010 - 2019

    Role: Student Org Advisor (Non-Professional Org)
  • Augusta University (Formerly Georgia Regents University) Community Affairs Committee 2015 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Search Committee for the Associate Vice President of Interdisciplinary Research 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • GHPA Vision 202 Conference Abstract Review 2019 - 2020

    Role: Reviewer
  • Scientometrics 2016 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Georgia Public Health Association 88th Annual Meeting 2016 - 2016

    Role: Reviewer, Conference Paper
  • Olivet Nazarene University 2014 - 2016

    Role: Mentor
  • Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association 2016 - 2016

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • Hoy Health, Inc. 2021 - 2021

    Role: Mentor
  • Forces United (formerly Augusta Warrior Partnership) 2020 - 2020

    Role: Mentor
  • Next Level Leadership Team 2017 - 2019

    Role: Mentor
  • Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County 2017 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • Behavioral Health Link 2016 - 2017

    Role: Other