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Kimberly L. McVicar, DHA, MSA, MT (ASCP)

Kimberly L. McVicar, DHA, MSA, MT (ASCP)

Kimberly L. McVicar, DHA, MSA, MT (ASCP)
Kimberly L. McVicar, DHA, MSA, MT (ASCP)

Associate Professor
Health Administration and Health Information
Phone: (231) 591-2280
Email: [email protected]


  • DHA, Central Michigan University
  • MSA, Central Michigan University, Health Services Administration
  • BS, Ferris State University, Medical Technology


Kim teaches multiple courses in the Health Administration Programs. Prior to coming to Ferris, she held various supervisory positions in the clinical laboratories of MyMichigan Health. She also taught as adjunct faculty in the Medical Laboratory Sciences program at Saginaw Valley State University. To keep current in healthcare, Kim volunteers her time with the local chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), where she received the Regent's award in 2017, a Service award in 2021, and the Diversity, Equity, Belonging, and Inclusion award in 2022. Kim has served her local chapter of ACHE as a Board member, Education Committee member, and Chapter Treasurer (2021/2022). Kim has also volunteered for the Central Michigan Rural Health Network (2017-2021); her duties included chairing the Outreach Committee and serving on the Governance Committee. Lastly, Kim enjoys volunteering for MyMichigan Hospice and serving on Ferris State University's IRB Committee.

Professional interests: quantitative and qualitative methods in healthcare research, big data, and experiential learning in healthcare

Publications and Intellectual Contributions


  • Webinar
    McVicar, K. L. (Panelist), Central Michigan Regional Rural Health Network, Full Network Meeting, "Safety and Sustainability in the Age of COVID-19 Panel Discussions (Online Speed Panels)," Central Michigan Regional Rural Health Network, Clare, MI, (May 7, 2020).
  • Oral Presentation
    McVicar, K. L. (Author & Presenter), Prielipp, S. (Author & Presenter), Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning, "Reflection: Perpetual. Powerful. Personal," Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, (May 9, 2017).
  • Panel
    McVicar, K. L., Ferris New Faculty Orientation, "Review of Instructional Methods Used to Increase Emotional Intelligence in Students," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (August 17, 2016).
  • Panel
    McVicar, K. L., Faculty Development Event, "Experiences with Small Group Instructional Diagnosis," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (September 20, 2013).