Assistant Professor Health Administration and Health Information
Phone: (231) 591-3135
Email: [email protected]
DrPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Health Care Organization and Policy, Health Care Management
MHA, University of Michigan, Hospital Administration, Health Services Administration
BA, Jackson State University, Political Science, Public Administration
Dr. Epps is a native of Mississippi and has also lived and worked professionally in Mississippi, Alabama, California and Michigan. She received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science at Jackson State University, a Masters in Health Administration at the University of Michigan and a Doctor of Public Health in Health Care Organization and Policy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Working mostly in the public sector, Professor Epps has served various hospitals as a department manager, administrative associate, assistant hospital director, chief operating officer, director of systems operations and chief executive officer. She has also volunteered with many community organizations and agencies, as well as receiving numerous honors and awards.
Her parents still live in Mississippi, along with a brother in Louisiana, a sister in Texas and her son, who is a citizen of the world.
Lecture Epps, A., CRHA Department Meeting, "Healthcare as a Civil Right," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (November 2018).
Oral Presentation Epps, A., Big Rapids Rotary Club Meeting, "Healthcare and Social Capital," Rotary Club, Big Rapids, MI, (July 2018).
Oral Presentation Epps, A., CRHA Department Meeting, "Public Hospital Conversions: A Question of Social Capital," College of Health Professions, Big Rapids, MI, (April 2018).
Dissertation Defense Epps, A., Session, "Public Hospital Conversions: A Question of Social Capital," UAB, Birmingham, AL, (November 2017).
Oral Presentation Epps, A. (Panelist), Boudreux, A. (Panelist), Jackson-Davis, D. (Panelist), Spencer, L. (Panelist), Tomlin, T. (Moderator), NAHSE 31st Annual Educational Conference, "Emerging Models: Reaching the Hard to Reach and Underserved," National Association of Health Services Executives, Las Vegas, Nevada, (October 13, 2016).
Oral Presentation Epps, A. (Author & Presenter), Walters, R. (Author & Presenter), Ferris State University Conference on Aging, "Challenges of Aging in Minority Communities," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan, (April 8, 2016).
Panel Epps, A. (Panelist), 2015 FSU New Faculty Orientation, "Insights from New Faculty," FSU Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Ferris State University, (August 21, 2015).
Oral Presentation Epps, A. (Panelist), College of Health Professions Best Practices Day, "Health Disparities Panel," FSU College of Health Professions, Big Rapids, Michigan, (April 2, 2015).