Carla Jackie Sampson is an Assistant Professor and Director of Healthcare Management Programs in the Department of Risk, Insurance, and Healthcare Management Programs in the Fox School of Business. Her research interests include healthcare workforce policy, social determinants of health, and anchor mission strategy development. Dr. Sampson served as the research assistant for the Florida Center for Nursing and was lead author for the report Emerging & Evolving Roles and Occupations within the Healthcare Industry: Florida’s Perspective. Previously, Dr. Sampson served as the Vice President of the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). Her role at the Commission was to assure the excellent preparation of future leaders in the healthcare industry through the management of the accreditation activities. Under her direction, CAHME launched several initiatives designed to implement competency-based education, streamline the accreditation process, improve the consistency of site visits, and develop workshops on CAHME’s accreditation criteria for program directors and site visitors. Dr. Sampson also served as a consultant to all programs seeking initial CAHME accreditation and oversaw the design and implementation of an electronic accreditation system.
She earned her doctorate in Public Affairs – Health Services Management and Research from the College of Health and Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida. She earned an MBA in Healthcare Management and a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Financial Management from the Fox School of Business, Temple University in 2006. She is board certified in healthcare management since 2011.