Catherine Slade

Associate Professor

Catherine Slade

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

James M. Hull College of Business

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies


Dr. Catherine P. Slade is an Associate 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 teaching courses on leadership and ethics and exploring ethical practices in research is a major aspect of her scholarship. She Chairs the Augusta University Social Behavioral Educational Institutional Review Board that ensures that research using human participants is delivered in a fair, responsible, and ethical manner.

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  • Ph.D., Public Policy Analysis, Genera 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 3540

    Leadership & Ethics in Mgmt
  • MGMT 3500

    Mgt. Theory & Practice
  • MGMT 4950

    Selected Topics: Healthcare Management
  • MGMT 6510

    Managerial Leadership

Teaching Interests

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


Selected Recent Publications

  • Once more into the breach: Examining the human capital impact of a university consolidation over time, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Birth of an academic health center, 2017
    Conference Proceeding
  • Transformation and transformational leadership: A review of the current and relevant literature for academic radiologists, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Faculty research following merger: A job stress and social identity theory perspective, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A quantile regression approach to measuring the educational effect on body mass index, 2016
    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

  • The 2017 and 2nd Annual Career Connections Case (CCC) Competition hosted by the Augusta University Knox School of Accountancy and the CSRA Institute of Internal Auditors 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Hull College of Business Faculty Assembly 2016 - Present

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

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • Graduate Assistant Advisement 2016 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Hull College of Business Academic Affairs Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Augusta University Center for Bioethics and Health Policy 2017 - Present

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

    Role: Committee Member
  • Amazon Mechanical Turk Interest Group 2016 - Present

    Role: Task Force Member
  • Augusta University Office of Experiential Learning Curriculum and Assessment Committee 2016 - Present

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

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • 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
  • American College of Radiology Patient and Family Centered Care Commission Inaugural Meeting and Workshop 2016 - 2016

    Role: Task Force Member

Public Service

  • Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Behavioral Health Link 2016 - 2017

    Role: Other
  • Georgia Regents University CSRA Heart Walk for Teach Summerville 2014 - 2015

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Georgia Regents University Clinica Latina 2013 - 2014

    Role: Other