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Marcea Walter

Assistant Professor of Practice
College for Public Health and Social Justice

Associate Director
Master of Health Administration program

Courses Taught

Health Care Organization; Health Management and Policy Rounds; Internship


  • M.H.S.A., Xavier University
  • B.S., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Research Interests

Differential access to quality rural healthcare; Performance improvement in health care organizations; leadership development

Publications and Media Placements

  1. Sherry, J.S., Collins, S.K., McKinnies, R.C., Fleege, A.T, Walter, M.L. (2018, July/September). HPV and the Nurse’s Role in Education and Prevention. The Health Care Manager.
  2. Walter ML (2017, October/December). Closing the Gap: Executives and Students Perceptions of Leadership Characteristics for Healthcare Managers. The Health Care Manager.
  3. Hopkins SN, Walter ML, Collins SK (2017, July/September). LDM: Exploring the Effectiveness in Reducing Product Returns and Overnight Shipment Occurrences in a Material Management Department. The Health Care Manager.
  4. McKinnies RC, Collins SK, Sherry JS, Walter ML, & Chamness KM. (2017, April). Perspectives of college students on HPV and its causation to cancer: Are they misinformed? Advances in Breast Cancer Research.

Honors and Awards

  • School of Allied Health’s Teacher of the Year, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale - 2016-2017

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Association of University Programs in Health Administration
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Medical Group Management Association

Community Work and Service

Board Member of Mid-America Healthcare Executives Forum a local chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)