Robert E HoyeEducation

PhD, University of Wisconsin at Madison; MS, St. John’s University; AB, Providence College

Research Interests

Health systems leadership; management and administration; comparative healthcare systems; healthcare public policy; quality in healthcare delivery; alternative healthcare delivery systems; long-term care systems; technology in healthcare systems; preparing administrators and teachers for higher education careers; quantitative and qualitative methodology


Dr. Hoye been a faculty member at Walden University for more than 23 years and has received the Outstanding Faculty Member Award and the Bernard L. Turner Award. He is professor emeritus in the graduate school of the University of Louisville where he served as assistant vice president for academic affairs. As a full professor, he has served on the faculties of the Systems Science Institute, Institute for Community Development, College of Urban Affairs, School of Medicine and School of Education. He founded and directed the graduate program in health systems management. He was distinguished visiting professor of healthcare administration in the College of Public Health at San Diego State University, and visiting professor of leadership and management at the University of Sarasota. He is a fellow and diplomate in healthcare administration with the American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) where he received the Health Care Statesman of the Year Award. Currently, he serves as AAMA state director for Kentucky. He is former editor of scholarly journals including Education Journal, College Student Journal, and the AAMA Healthcare Executive.